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As an open-source, cross-platform, and all-around 3D computer graphics software, Blender offers from modeling, animation, materials, rendering to audio processing, video clipping, and a series of other animation related solutions. At present, it has been widely used by artists and designers from all over the world. However, in the way of turning our ideas into reality with this great tool, even seasoned designers will also feel challenging. This case, a well-crafted guide book is necessary.
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3D-Coat is a digital sculpturing software (from Ukraine) that is specially designed for the art design work (i.e., details design) of game models. It not only integrates various real-time 3D model texture mapping and detail sculpture functions in one place, but also supports topology, volume sculpture, hardware rendering, and other important features. Moreover, it uses the normal mapping as window display technique, which greatly accelerates the speed to view and edit objects.
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MakeHuman is a free and open-source realistic 3D human characters modeling tool for illustrations, animations, games, or Zbrush/Mudbox sculpting on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux platforms. It was developed (before version 0.9, written in only C; after version 1.0, in C and Python; from version 1.0.2, only in Python) by a community of programmers, artists, and academics with passion, who are interested in 3D modeling of characters and take contribution for a better world as its purpose. Continue reading MakeHuman – Free and open-source 3D characters maker
If you are a 3D animation enthusiast, you probably have tried many 3D production software such like Maya, 3ds Max, most of which are extremely expensive for individuals and small businesses. Fortunately, there is an alternative that can compete with them on functionality and performance, and is free, open-source, cross-platform, very lightweight and full-featured 3D creation program – Blender (from Holland), which provides a series of solutions for producing animated short films, including modeling, animations, materials, rendering, audio processing, video clipping, and more.
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Metasequoia is a globally high-profile 3D modeling tool from Japan. It can help users easily create sophisticated polygon-based object models, or create elegant character models, which can be used for 3DCG, 3D printing, 3D animation, game development, and more. In particular, it attaches great importance to the production efficiency and the transportability of data, which makes its range of application very extensive, from personal hobby to industrial profession.
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