A rendered 3D curly hairstyle

How to Model 3D Curly Hair

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Welcome to this brand new episode where we will learn how to model 3D curly hair or textured hair in Yeti for Maya! In our previous tutorials, we learned the fundamentals of Yeti as a professional tool for hair and fur. If you follow my series from the start, you’ll discover this wonderful tool and learn the best practices in …

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Bringing Props to Life with Age

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Aging 3D assets is a good exercise for texturing, and it also creates more realism while showcasing your 3D models. You, as artists, have certainly heard of PBR (physically based rendering), expecially if you are into 3D texturing. As a refresher, when you texture props in a realistic way, PBR comes in handy by providing a method for texturing. This …

Creating and Rendering Realistic Metal Materials

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Metal materials missing that little bit of zing? Check out Francesco Furneri’s guide to rendering realistic metals and some practical tips for Substance Painter. In this article, you’ll learn how to create realistic metal materials and, in particular, I’ll give you some tips on producing different types of realistic details in Substance Painter. For the purpose of this article, let’s …

Texturing Crocodile Skin in Substance Painter

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Have you seen our newest homepage image? It was created by TurboSquid Modeler Francesco Furneri, an expert in designing details that bring his 3D models to life. Having previously published a guest article on this blog on creating procedural rock details, he recently sent us his newest tutorial to share with our artists and customers. In part one of this …

Francesco Furneri provides a detailed description of his workflow for creating procedurally designed rocks made entirely in Substance Designer with Marmoset Toolbag.

Designing Details: Procedural Rock Details with Substance Designer

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In this article, 3D artist Francesco Furneri provides a detailed description of his workflow for creating procedurally designed rocks made entirely in Substance Designer with Marmoset Toolbag. You can see the entire project on his ArtStation page. Francesco’s tutorial is packed with detail, so here’s a quick guide to what’s inside: Why use Substance Designer? Using many, many references! Making Big …