an old man sits in front of a fire at night

Tired of wondering why your renders don’t look as realistic and professional as those of other 3D artists or the sample pictures featured in the marketplace where you purchased the model? If so, this 3D scene lighting tutorial may be exactly what you have been looking for. Lighting is a difficult topic that can be ...


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We’re excited to announce that Daz is a recipient of an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games! This allows us to provide a better experience when you use the Daz to Unreal Bridge and other Daz products. What Is an Epic MegaGrant? Epic Games gives these specialized grants to support those who are innovative in their ...


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We’re excited to announce our newest and most exciting offer yet: the Daz Season Pass. You’ve probably seen the awesome season passes in major games like Super Smash Bros. and Call of Duty, which give the most loyal customers some freebies and amazing items for a great deal.  On April 5, 2021, the Daz Season ...


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We are proud to announce the launch of one-of-a-kind NFT digital assets for the first-ever digital supermodel Shudu in partnership with The Diigitals. This exclusive NFT Shudu collection will be available starting March 30, 2021 on OpenSea NFT platform. A percentage of the proceeds will support Black Girls Code, a not-for-profit organization working to increase the number ...


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NFTs are going viral! Back in 2017, CryptoKitties launched as a digital trading game where you can breed your own unique cats on the cryptocurrency platform Ethereum and was one of the first NFTs. Fast forward to 2021, an NFT of a collage of 5,000 photos by artist Beeple sold for $69 million!  The popularity ...


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03/20/21

How to Create the Perfect Environment for Your 3D Models If you’re an aspiring 3D artist, you know how important it is to build your 3D models in a realistic and convincing environment. And when it comes to 3D environments, the details are everything. From filtering sunlight to leaves swaying in the breeze, the backdrop ...


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a render of three men with facial hair poses with hair-styling tools

In November 2020, we hosted a render contest to raise awareness for men’s health and the Movember Foundation because this issue is too important to ignore.  Let’s look at the facts. On average, men are dying six years earlier than women. Rates of male-specific cancers are on the rise. 75% of all suicides are males.  ...


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If you enjoy making awesome 3D characters, environments and objects, have you ever considered making money off of that impressive talent of yours? While many 3D artists dream of working in a studio making games, movies, or commercials for major brands, for one reason or another, that isn’t always possible. Maybe you’re a student and ...


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What Is Retopology? A Beginner’s Guide If you’re interested in creating 3D models for video games, there’s certainly a sharp learning curve to getting started. Whether you’re recreating rustling leaves in the trees or hair blowing in the wind, imitating real life on the computer screen can be a massive undertaking. Fortunately, there are many ...


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“Choose to Challenge” is the theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) in 2021, and we have a challenge for you! There are many ways to commemorate this day, and we’re launching a render contest to celebrate all the amazing women in the world. International Women’s Day Render Contest This render contest is simple:  Create a ...


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