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 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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a render of a woman playing the cello in a room alone

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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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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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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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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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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a 3D model of a futuristic city and road with a vehicle traveling down it

Learning how to 3D model is an impressive creative and technical undertaking. 3D modeling requires patience, dedication, creativity, and attention to detail. Beyond that, it also requires a high level of technical know-how and access to the proper software. A 3D artist leverages software to create computer-generated simulations that appear and act as if they ...


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a close up of Victoria, a 3D model with blonde hair and piercings

Ready for flawless rendering? With the Genesis 8.1 platform, you can create characters with a range of realistic emotions! Let’s dive into what’s new so you can get your creative juices flowing and prepare for your newest 3D artwork. Have a Look at What’s New Each part of the face adds to genuine emotional expression, ...


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