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Old October 27th, 2008, 04:51 AM   #1
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Ok to get thing going in a tutorial section .. and only for tutorial Links you know off ,, can you post them here what ever the program its concerned with.

But don´t hesitate to ask for help here first if you need help or direction in a project or for your program.


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I will organise them later as it grows .

Lightwave:
http://www.newtek.com/lightwave/tutorials.php
http://members.shaw.ca/lightwavetutorials/Main_Menu.htm
http://www.simplylightwave.com/
http://www.trekmania.net/art/tutorial_1.htm
http://www.flay.com/links.cfm
http://www.yikes.nildram.co.uk/Sites...troduction.htm
http://chrusion.com/tutorial_earth.php
http://www.ap3d.com/betterspace/
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UV mapping in Lightwave
http://www.robinwood.com/Catalog/Tec...LWUVStart.html
http://www.joelertola.com/tutorials/uv_tutorial/uv.html

UV mapping tools in LightWave are simple to use, and there are a number of advantages to using them, if you are using LightWave to build your models.
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3DS MAX:
http://www.cg-academy.net/pages/free...orial_menu.htm
http://www.tutorialized.com/tutorials/3DS-MAX/1
http://www.xenomorphic.co.uk/education.htm
http://www.neilblevins.com/cg_educat..._education.htm
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Poser -
Renderosity - Tutorials section, some really excellent tutorials here - http://www.renderosity.com/mod/tutor...&section_id=32
Smith-Micro - The company that currently owns Poser - Good tutorials - http://my.smithmicro.com/tutorials/index.html#poser
Poser, Daz Studio and others -
http://geekatplay.com/hexagontutorials/index.php
Daz3D - 100+ great tutorials - mostly Daz Studio but a lot apply to Poser - http://www.daz3d.com/i/tutorial/0?_m=d
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Truespace mixed versions
http://www.lunadude.com/tS/tS-tutorials.htm
http://www.showmetoronto.com/shezam/...s_contents.htm
http://www.caligari.com/products/tru...te=Fundamental
http://www.tutorialguide.net/3d_software/truespace/
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Blender Tutorials List
http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Category:Blender
http://www.ibiblio.org/bvidtute/
http://blenderartists.org/cms/content/view/17/53/
http://digitalvault.bt.com/invite/lo...a&r=mg&lang=en by psycoderek
UV-Mapping in Blender recommended by psycoderek
http://www.blender.org/features-gall...video=multi_uv
gryllus.net/Blender
http://www.gryllus.net/Blender/3D.html (Extensive Blender Design Course)
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UVmapper/pro
http://www.uvmapper.com/tutorials.html
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3D-Palace, tutorials, commercial, sponsor, and free
http://www.3d-palace.com/
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cgtutorials
A new site I found . have Tutorials for a good mix of software
http://www.cgtutorials.com/c7/
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maya
http://www.highend3d.com/maya/tutorials/


Texturing

http://armada2.filefront.com/file/Ship_Texturing_Tutorial_by_Fireball;97966

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Please Help by posting your top Tutorial site in this thread .. I or one of us will add them to this list ..
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Old October 27th, 2008, 06:58 AM   #2
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Great idea Taranis. Here are a few for you -

Poser -

Renderosity - Tutorials section, some really excellent tutorials here - http://www.renderosity.com/mod/tutor...&section_id=32

Smith-Micro - The company that currently owns Poser - Good tutorials - http://my.smithmicro.com/tutorials/index.html#poser

Poser, Daz Studio and others -

Daz3D - 100+ great tutorials - mostly Daz Studio but a lot apply to Poser - http://www.daz3d.com/i/tutorial/0?_m=d

That should get the ball rolling Taranis. I'll find my stash of favorites and post some more later.

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Old October 27th, 2008, 08:55 AM   #3
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Thanks .. I will be working on these as soon as the Cargo Ship contest is finished
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Old October 27th, 2008, 09:32 AM   #4
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Nice set of links. I know Warrior wanted Mikala, Thomas P and me to do some tutorial links a long while ago but we got busy or forgot or something. So, it's nice to see that a member of the staff is finally getting it done with all these great links, both for the tutorials and the other ones you've done for 2D and 3D programs. I think we all owe Taranis a big "Thank You" for that. Thanks bro.
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Old October 27th, 2008, 09:57 AM   #5
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Good to be contributing to the site.
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You already have been for years. Hell, if it wasn't for you, I never would've joined up and would've missed a lot of good times.
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Old October 27th, 2008, 10:23 AM   #7
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.. so its my fault "lol"
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Hi there, I'm pretty new to the CGI world and just wanted to say thanks for the handy links! It's great to have them all in list form here, so cheers!
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Your welcome CGBMike .. what program do you use ??
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Hey, I'm not nit-picking here but I have to say this - some of the Carrara related tuts are not that good. The muzzle-flash - Jet Pack one comes quickly to mind.

There is no need to add additional lights to the scene.
You simply make sure that you know the name of the prop (i.e. MuzzleFlash-1) and then you use 'Anything Glows' and you can turn 'MuzzleFlash-1' into a light source of it's own.
The only thing it cannot do is a create a lense flare.

Also many of them appear to be geared toward 'still image rendering' ...and well.. you know...I think Carrara is a killer app for animating.

Should I creat a link to how I do my explosions in Carrara?
It's pretty different from theirs.

These two images are from an animated scene.
This is test footage I shot and doesn't have the post production laser blasts and explosion sweetener added to it yet but as you can see, my explosion and the Carrara tut have very different results.

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http://geekatplay.com/hexagontutorials/index.php Hexagon / Vue / Poser
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Should I creat a link to how I do my explosions in Carrara?
It's pretty different from theirs.
Yes, and it goes for any and all members: If YOU have tutorials, we'd love to add them to the "Databanks"
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http://www.uvmapper.com/tutorials.html Uvmapping Tutes. (while using UVmapper/pro, they are useful in general)
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You can always check out 3D-Palace. Great set of tutorials, commercial, sponsor, and free.
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excellent work on that . thanks ..
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Your welcome CGBMike .. what program do you use ??
I'm a Max man myself, but it's always interesting to see other apps tutorials, see the similarities and differences, apply new things that you wouldn't possibly think of before
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never tried Max .... but i agree that its interesting to see how other programs work
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Hi I have added a newly discovered tutorial section .. I think you have to register first
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There are 2 new blender tutorial sites added ..
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UV-Mapping in Blender recommended by psycoderek has been added
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Two new lightwave links added to the first post..

One on Building Earth and the second on a Starfield..

but where posted over at foundation3d so I thought I would add them here ..
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Thanks for this I will definately spend some more time here.
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Goon to hear ..

and welcome aboard .. if you know of good links to add let me know
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new blender site added gryllus.net/Blender
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Here's a link to some 3D Studio Max Tutorials:

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Some brilliant Max tutorials on this site: http://www.xenomorphic.co.uk/education.htm
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Thanks Gents .. I have added them .. I was surprised that these where the first MAX sites I entered to the list ..
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Few more Max, and non-specific tuts on this site -> http://www.neilblevins.com/cg_educat..._education.htm
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