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Choose Your Software Wisely

By John Edgar Park

Which 3D packages will get you work and which ones will leave you feeling unwanted? You better choose carefully and John Edgar Park is here to help you out with the decision.

http://mag.awn.com/

 

Having What It Takes:A Recruiting Survey

By Joan Kim What are the most important elements to have on your resume? Hear some responses and insights from the folks

that do the hiring about what’s crucial to be a strong contender in this tough market.

http://mag.awn.com/

  

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3D Books

e-book about 3D

e-book Maya character animation

 

3D Tutorials

Making landscape & mountain

Tree tutorials

character animation

Modelling a hand

Book tutorial

Body modelling - box method

Bubbles

Creating Low Polygon Characters

Making a chair

Making creatures with FFD

Making a spur gear

Modeling an eye

Making a ocean

Making a car

Nice info

 

What is a demo reel?

 

3D Contests

3DLuVr

Daviesinteractive

newtek

Tweezee

Threedy

Graphics.com

 

India 3D links

3dindia-Yahoo group

3DArtistsandAnimatorsinIndia-MSN

Tasionline

 

Must have software/plug-in

Texporter is a small but a handy utility to unwrap any mesh in texture coordinate space. This process results a "flat" wire frame representation of your model so that you can use your favorite painting software to paint color, bump, shininess etc maps being sure that it'll perfectly fit to the geometry when applied on it. for 3D max users. (http://www.cuneytozdas.com/software

/max/texporter/index.htm)

 

Light-utility - a very good max plugin for play with light utilities.

Max2obj4 - Convert max scnese to .obj file suitable for Maya

Objimp42 - Convert .obj file from maya to Max.

avi2mpg1 is a simple command line mpeg-1 encoder that runs at the command prompt.

Treeprint - TreePrint menu to print the directory tree or save it to a file, starting at
that point in windows explorer

 

3D Magazines

http://www.computerarts.co.uk

3D Artist Magazine Home Page - Full service 3D site complete with job listings: (Graphics Magazine)
http://www.3dartist.com/

3D Design Magazine - Tools, techniques, and solutions for the digital 3d designer: (Graphics Magazine)
http://www.3d-design.com/

Computer Graphics World: (Graphics Magazine)
http://www.cgw.com/index2.html

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International 3D links

3dbuzz

3dlinks

3d-ring

Maxforums

Cgfocus

Mayaassociation

Maxhelp

Discreet

Aliaswavefront

3dcafe

Galleryof3d

Animation world network

3dm-mc

3dcommune

3dsite

Cgchannel

3dark

The3dstudio

 

3D Studios

Indian studios - MSN group

 

Game development companies in India - MSN group

 

Industrial Light and Magic 
George Lucas definitive special effects studio, they are the creators of the Star Wars films.

Digital Domain  
James Cameron's special effects studio: creators of Titanic, What Dreams May Come, and the animated short Tightrope.

 

 

 

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Cool links

Artwork sites - top artists

Topsitelists.com

Savergen is a place you can create your own screen savers with JPG images, sound (WAVE) and music (MIDI) files. As an added bonus you can find a AviPlayer screensaver which plays AVI animation files.

 http://www.savergen.com/index.html

Top100 wonders of the world

Hillmanwonders.com

 

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Maxmania

discreet's free Web board
http://support.discreet.com


Great Web site with max tutorials

http://www.comet-cartoons.com

Max Scripts

http://www.blur.com/blurmaxscripts

Texporter, by Cuneyt Ozdas
Digimation, makers of 3ds max plug-ins
http://www.digimation.com


HABWare, makers of tons of free plug-ins for 3ds max

http://www.habware.at/duck4.htm


3D paint programs such BodyPaint 3D

http://www.maxon.net/usa/index.html


DeepPaint 3D


Pixologic ZBrush

http://www.pixologic.com

3D Artists - This site dedicated to the 3D artists from around the world. It contains galleries with images, tutorials, useful links.
http://www.raph.com/3dartists

Soulburn Studios Art Gallery has a few excellent original tutorials plus a huge collection of links.
http://www.soulburn3d.com/

Cosmo 3D Alliance - This is a webring unifying some of the most famous 3D (CGI) artists on the World Wide Web.
http://www.aarauonline.ch/zschokke.dom

 

Jay's graphic design / 3D modeling webpage.
Jay's 3D Graphic Art Realm -

Complete support for 3D Studio MAX Professional tutorials for a fee.
http://max.complete-support.com/

 

All about India

Goverment of india website

India maps - complete

India tourisam

Indian railway

Indian postal service includes pincodes

Indian cellphone operators code

Internationl cellphone operators

Indian telephone directory

International telephone directory

Domain name registries around the world

 

 

Free Download of Discreet's gmax

 Discreet Gamers can now edit levels, materials, 3D objects, characters and animations to trade or share online San Francisco, CA, September 27, 2001 Discreet, a division of Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK), announced today the availability of the gmax™ game development platform and free game-content editor for consumers derived from technology within Discreet's award-winning 3ds max™ animation and modeling software. Now downloadable at www.discreet.com, gmax is available to both consumers and developers in the gaming community. Also available online is gmax™ tempest, currently offered as a beta program, Discreet's prototype game pack which enables gamers to create custom content for the popular game Quake III Arena™ developed by id Software.

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