Blender Sculpting Demo

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Blender really is starting to look like it might be an all in one (free) alternative to Zbrush / Maya / Max etc take a look at this sculpting video by Ben Simons

Also be sure to take a look at his website for more Blender and Gimp related tutorials and artwork.


Photofly 2.1

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Autodesk have released version 2.1 of their excellent 3D scanning software that allows users to capture fairly detailed 3D models using a single DSLR camera.

Photofly website

Some cool videos produced using Photofly

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Marmoset Toolbag 104

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Toolbag is a full-featured, real-time material editor and presentation tool bundled in a small package. As a stand-alone toolkit, Toolbag provides 3D artists a efficient workflow to bring exceptional presentation to models, texture sets, and animations in a real-time environment — all without the hassle and time-sink of shader setup or lengthy render times.

http://www.8monkeylabs.com/


ScatterFX for 3dsmax

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AK3D ScatterFX is a Map Controlled Scatter Tool for 3ds Max. It is designed for maximum creative control over the scatter process.

ScatterFX Site


Free CryENGINE®3 SDK for non-commercial use

Free CryENGINE®3 SDK for non-commercial use

Anyone can now download a full version of the best All-In-One Game Development Engine, for free and use it without charge for non-commercial game development. Try out the fastest toolset for creating game worlds and use the power of CryENGINE 3 in your own games.

http://mycryengine.com/


Zbrush 4.2

Zbrush 4.2

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A sneak peak at some of the features coming to Zbrush 4.2 the free upgrade should be available on the 20th September

Zbrush Central 4.2 Thread


Anisculpt in Blender 2.58

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A fantastic demonstration of the new anisculpt tools in Blender 2.58


123D Sculpt for the IPad

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Autodesk have just released their free sculpting App for the IPad. It comes with a a selection of model presets and allows the user to use the IPad2's built in camera to shoot textures..

123D Sculpt Website


Autodesk at Siggraph 2011

Lots of videos and live streaming events from Autodesk's SIGGRAPH booth

http://area.autodesk.com/siggraph2011