Call to arms :: Need some 3D resources, post 'em here...
Just following through with a good question that was asked earlier...
Why not create a sticky for the most asked question in the 3D Forum I'll list some of my favorites. Feel free to post any others you know of in the same format as below:
"Where can I find models/textures/tutorials/community/resources for 3D?" So, let's make this a great list... feel free to add any that I know I missed
The 3D Studio - Models (free), Tutorials, Resources : 3ds max/Plasma
3D Cafe - Models (free and pay), Tutorials
pope de flash - Models, Tutorials, Blog
3D Total - Models, Tutorials, Gallery
TurboSquid - Models (free and pay), News, Community
CG Talk - Community, Tutorials, Gallery, News
3D Buzz - Training, Tutorials, News, Gallery, Community
Lightwave Tutorials - Tutorials : lightwave
Cinema4D XL - Tutorials, Resources, News : Cinema4D
Swift3D - Tutorials, Community, News, Resources : Swift3D
Renderology - Models, Tutorials, Resources, News
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Modding with Class
Thanks, Gerbick... Great resource, man!
3d Links - Links to just about everything 3D (not quite, but lots of good links!)
Maxplugins - Links to TONS of 3ds Max plugins for download and for free.
Scriptspot - TONS of scripts for 3ds Max. Both free and links to pay.
Thought I'd post some more...
3D Spline - Models, Tutorials, Plug-ins, Community
Max Forums - Models, Community, Resources, Tutorials : 3ds max/Plasma
Highend 3D - Tutorials, News, Community, Gallery, Resources : Maya, Softimage, others
SwiftDev - Community, Tutorials, Gallery, Resources : Swift3D
3D Models Creation - Models, Gallery, Community, Tutorials
and for those on a really tight budget
Need to add this site:
www.3dbuzz.com Free Video tutorials for 3SMax, Maya, Houdini, Quake3 editing, UT editing and scripting, UT2k3 editing and scripting, ZBrush, XSI.. And the list goes on.
In case you missed this, great links btw, very helpful.
Poser 5 is the ultimate 3D-character design and animation tool for artists and animators. Create 3D Figures using a diverse collection of ready-to-use 3D human and animal models. Poser's innovative interface makes figure design, posing and animating fast and easy. Map facial photos, grow and style dynamic hair, and create dynamic cloth to add extraordinary realism to your figure.
great resource with good tuts/textures, etc.
3d forum, at a more advanced level than the one here.
Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Creativity is...you have to Create it for yourself.
The situation is different now!
Some good tutorials
And if your really desperate
Thanks To All The Other Posters For Some Top Links! - eG
Beware Of Programmers Who Carry A Screwdriver
Flashkit's offical necromaster
For the xsi users It has pretty much anything you need for xsi, and even though it put my site out of buisness, it is still very nice.
Some good examples at broms place for art work, also lots of help if you need it.
Paul Debevec - The KING of HDRI lighting....
way cool stuff for learning about photorealism....
The MATRIX has you
www.2112fx.com :: there is no spoon
anything with 3d movie effects, 3d models, and short films, good inspirations:
I meant to put this in this sticky, but accidentally started a different thread
. Anyways, the site is www.boris3d.de it has a huge list of Maya tutorials (over 900!), and there are other tutorials relating to other 3d programs (like 3DMAX, Rhino, and so on). Check it out.
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