Archive for the ‘Animation’ Category

Vue 9 Pioneer

June 26, 2011

Vue Showreel from 2010 will give you some visual ideas of how powerful the program is.  Vue has developed enviorment, terrain, trees, landscape scenes, etc, for top blockbuster movies. Check it out.

 

The Perfect Introduction to 3D

Create vast expanses of terrains, add trees, select the best point of view
and render hyper-realistic images of your landscapes in moody atmospheres… in
a few mouse clicks.

Vue 9 Pioneer is a great way to learn 3D. It’s so easy to use that you’ll be
composing amazing 3D landscapes in no time.

Vue 9 Pioneer includes free access to the Cornucopia3D community: get help,
exchange tips and suggestions with other users, find inspiration by looking at
their art, or show your own creations to the world!

Top reasons to get Vue 9 Pioneer
  • Easy to learn, easy to use!
  • Breathtaking 3D landscapes!
  • Photo-realistic results!
  • Wide selection of presets!
  • Unrivaled natural 3D creation power!
  • Renders at Full HD resolution!
  • Direct access to Cornucopia3D content!
  • Helpful user community!
  • It’s completely FREE

 http://www.e-onsoftware.com/products/vue/vue_9_pioneer/

Daz Studio 4

June 18, 2011

Daz Studio is very similar to Poser 3D software. A good contrasting example is the similarities between Adobe illustrator and Corel Draw. Daz Studio 4 is the next addition from Daz3d.com.

DAZ Studio is the perfect tool to design unique digital art and animations using virtual people, animals, props, vehicles, accessories, environments and more. Simply select your subject and/or setting, arrange accessories, setup lighting, and begin creating beautiful artwork.

Inheriting the best of version 3, DAZ Studio 4 introduces a new look and feel focused on ease-of-use. There are new video tutorials included within the application to help users get up to speed quickly, along with many technological innovations to improve the creation experience.

Right now you can get Daz Studio 4 free through 7-31-11, regular price is 49.00

Get your free copy of Daz free before it’s to late.

http://www.daz3d.com/i/3d-models/-/daz-studio-4?item=12194

While compatible with past versions of 3D models and add-ons, DAZ Studio 4 enables the next generation of figures from DAZ 3D, the GenesisTM series. The Genesis series facilitates a whole new paradigm of figure creation, customization, and sharing.

Check out how professionals are using Daz Studio 4

http://www.daz3d.com/i/software/daz_studio/in_action?

Poser Debut

June 16, 2011

Poser debut is great for 3d operations, but its also great for 2D artists that need refrence for figures, models, lighting, characer studies and development, etc.,

We’ve all watched 3D movies or played 3D games, and most of us have dreamed about making our own 3D art and animation. You probably thought that 3D software is too hard to learn, or too challenging to be fun. Now, there’s Poser Debut. Finally there’s an easy way to learn 3D and be creative, even if you can’t draw or have never taken an art class. Poser Debut is a 3D playground. Create scenes, add 3D characters, pose them, animate them and make cool images or videos. It’s easy. It’s fun. It’s Poser Debut.

Poser Debut comes with everything you need to get started in 3D. You’ll quickly learn 3D with our easy to follow, step by step project guide. And Poser Debut’s library includes dozens of ready to pose 3D characters from cute cartoon characters and animals to robots and accurate photo-realistic humans. Poser Debut also includes lots of clothing, props to build scenes, cameras, lights and pre-built poses that can be dropped right onto your characters. Within minutes you can start to render 3D scenes into gorgeous art and cool animations that will impress your family and friends.

Why Use Poser Debut?

The easiest way to learn 3D and have fun at the same time!

Create cool 3D art even if you can’t draw or have never taken an art class.

Affordable, yet fully featured, Poser Debut creates still images or animated videos

Poser Debut includes over a gigabyte of ready-to-go 3D content so you can get started right away.

Learn the basics of 3D and 3D character animation with our easy to follow, step by step project guide.

Expand your 3D skills with included training videos and tutorials.

Features

Over 80 fully rigged, fully posable, 3D characters

Includes 2GB of clothing, hair, props, textures, pose sets, cameras, lights facial expressions and hand poses.

In-app Project Guide teaches how to use Poser with video and easy to follow instructions.

Drag and drop content into the scene from the Library Search.

Content Paradise™ from within Library for additional Poser content.

Turn 3D scenes into images or animation with Poser FireFly rendering engine.

Supports advanced Poser 8 rigging system for better bending 3D characters.

OpenGL real-time scene preview.

Supports spot light lights, point lights and infinite lights.

Performance optimizations for posing and rendering improvements on multi-processor systems.

System Requirements

512MB RAM (1GB or more recommended); OpenGL enabled graphics card or chipsetrecommended (recent NVIDIA GeForce and ATI Radeon preferred); 24-bit color display, 1024×768 minimum resolution; 2GB free hard disk space (4GB recommended); Internet connection required for Content Paradise; Adobe® Flash® Player 9; DVD-ROM drive (physical product only).

Windows

Windows: 7, Vista, XP; 700 MHz Pentium class or compatible (1 GHz or faster recommended); Windows® Internet Explorer® 7.

Macintosh

Mac OS X 10.6, 10.5; 700 MHz G4 processor (Intel Core Duo or 1 GHz G4 or faster recommended).

http://www.contentparadise.com/productDetails.aspx?id=17194

Anime Studio 8 New Release

June 15, 2011

Create Your Own Cartoons and Animations

Create Animations in Minutes

The fun, quick and affordable way to create animations, Anime Studio is the ideal solution for first-time animators, hobbyists and digital artists. A Beginner’s Mode and Character Wizard allow you to design your own ready-to-animate characters in minutes.

Organize Projects with the Timeline, Keyframes and Layers

Move your character naturally along the timeline with keyframes, creating smooth animations. Use multiple layers to edit your animation and add sound, special effects and more.

Use Bone Tools to Quickly Animate Your Characters

A unique bone-rigging toolset allows you to create a skeleton that can be easily manipulated to animate characters, simple drawings, or objects in your animation.

Create Your Own Art or Import Content to Get Started Quickly

Draw your own art with intuitive vector-based draw and paint tools or use pre-built content from the Library to get started. Easily import your hand-drawn sketches or existing artwork from popular graphics programs and automatically convert them to ready-to-animate vector drawings.

Share Everywhere

Export to the most popular web and video formats, or upload and share on YouTube™ or Facebook® directly from within Anime Studiohttp://www.contentparadise.com/ProductDetails.aspx?id=18367

Press link above to purchase!

Don Bluth(Dragons Lair Artist) Animation tutorials

October 6, 2010

Don Bluth Animation Tutorials
So, you want to be an animator? Learn from an Animation Master, Don Bluth, through his animation tutorials which are jam-packed with phenomenal techniques and secrets. Get inspired with expert Tips that will instruct you how to design entertaining characters and show you how to develop fresh ideas quickly. These DVD tutorials are intended to expand your understanding of both Traditional and CG animation techniques.  With these informative lessons, you too can have a successful career in the animation industry.
Don’s highly instructional animation dvd’s will motivate you to greater heights whether you’re a young student or a seasoned professional.  All your animation technique questions will be answered in these awesome tutorials.

http://www.donbluthanimation.com/