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Dynamic Clothing - A New Trend for 3D Renders!

Over the last several years, there has been a new trend developing in the creation of 3D clothing, that of dynamics."What is dynamics?" you ask.To put it simply, dynamic clothing is clothing that drapes with gravity.If you take a good look at the bottom edge of the clothing in these two images, you can see that the bottom edge sticks out from the model.This is in part because of the way the clothing was created.The mesh used is a stiff construct.Now, granted using transparency maps... continue reading

3D Renders - When is it big enough?

As 3D artists, the size of the render we submit is totally up to us.All we have to do is to be willing to "put up" with tying our computers up while the image renders.This can take anywhere from mere minutes (the Marlin only took 15 mins) to hours (like this room!)It seems like the more complicated the image is, the longer it takes to render.I have renders in my own portfolio that have taken as long as 48 hours to render.Others that took 12 - 18 hours.I've never minded until now because... continue reading

3d renders - illustrations?

OK, it's my first blog and not sure about protocol so any images are my own...It seems strange to me that images created with 3d rendering tools are classed as illustrations when, really, we are talking about setting up an image in a very similar way to a photographer in studio, setting up lighting, choosing a lens and taking a picture. The only difference is that the camera, lights and subject are virtual (and "exposure" can take hours :)). Unless we make the models (as above), and, speaking... continue reading

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