If you have played an FPS (first-person shooter) game before, you know for certain the one thing you will inadvertently look at the most is the game’s weapon arsenal. Of course, there is so much more to making a good FPS game than just having cool-looking weapons: gameplay, controls, worldbuilding, and stat balancing — to ...


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Creating a 3D Female Model Guide Do you want to learn how to create life on your computer? Did you know you can build 3D models of people and faces and turn them into real characters for video games and software? With a little guidance and a lot of practice, you can become a 3D ...


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a dense forest landscape with a character standing on a log

Level design is a crucial aspect of game development, from sides-scroller NES classics to modern open-world adventure games. How you approach a design will vary widely depending on the genre and medium you are working with. In a side-scroller adventure like Super Mario, for example, the level design consisted of various platforms and challenges that ...


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Closeup of the artwork for the Celebrate Black Women Sowl Studios Picks bundle

To celebrate Black History Month this year, we asked Sowl Studios for help to create two bundles featuring the best of Daz’s Black women, men, and hairstyles. Working with them has been an absolute dream, and we’re excited to interview Solomon W. Jagwe, Co-Founder of Sowl Studios, Creator and Director of The Adventures of Nkoza ...


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How to Get Started with Daz Studio   Welcome to Daz 3D! We’re here to help you get the most out of Daz Studio.  With our tools and educational resources, you can expand your knowledge on a wide variety of art and technology topics. So, if you’re ready to learn about digital 3D modeling and ...


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a female 3D model in a military-grade style helmet

Daz Studio is the perfect free tool for accelerating game development in regard to generating 3D models. Whether you are a beginner or even if you’ve never done 3D modeling before, our modular approach makes the task simple. To learn how to use Daz studio with Unreal Engine 4 for faster game development, check out ...


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What Makes Good Art Buckle up, it’s gonna be a bumpy ride. Not really. This is Gustave Courbet’s L’Hallali Du Cerf (or ‘Killing a Deer’): This is Gustave Courbet in his younger years: (really working the ‘tormented artist’ angle) And his later years: (it appears that in older age, he was, perhaps, more satisfied with ...


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concept design by Brian Matyas

Daz 3D helps beginners, designers, and professionals create mockups and concept designs for their projects, no matter how big they are. Just ask Brian Matyas, Senior Concept Designer for Lucasfilm ltd., who had a tight deadline for a pitch painting to get approval and move forward with The Mandalorian. With ready-made props and environments, HDRI ...


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a 3D render of an rough, angry man yelling and another man in the background

Every aspiring game dev knows the thrill of seeing their imagination take shape into a playable, fun video game. If you are designing a game, either as a hobbyist or an aspiring indie developer, taking advantage of free 3D models can be a crucial key to your ultimate success and ability to ship your title ...


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Fun & Creative Ways to Learn 3D Modeling The exciting world of 3D modeling enables all types of artists to bring dimension, movement, and life to their creations using technology. Whether you enjoy realistic depictions of people or places, the ability to animate objects, fantasy elements, or working on details like light and facial expressions, ...


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