Life in 3D

Resources for artists living life in 3D: breakdowns, tutorials, interviews, and more

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13 Seriously Real Wildlife Renders

A visual list of photoreal 3D wildlife.

3D Women Made by Women

A visual collection of 3D women created by women artists.

How to begin your VFX Career on the Right Foot

Top tips on how to succeed during, and after school from this year's VES Student Award nominees for Outstanding Visual Effects.

Netflix’s Lost in Space: How VFX modernized a classic franchise

Visual Effects Supervisor, Joao Sita on the power and remarkable malleability of VFX work to successfully reboot well-loved stories for the modern era.

Realistic 3D animals: Tips for Lighting

Sweden's FABLEfx offers their best pointers for properly and creatively lighting CG animals in Maya.

Meet Hum3D Car Render Challenge winner Amaru Zeas

A 3D-rendered racecar made compelling through narrative storytelling: Hum3D challenge winner, Amaru Zeas talks about his winning render, "Golden Trophy."

Realistic 3D animals: Animation tips

SERIES: Part 3/4 – Sweden's FABLEfx offers 4 of their best tips for animating photoreal animals in Maya.

10 Punny 3D Valentines Day Cards to Send Your Loved Ones

A collection of hilarious 3D valentines.

Realistic 3D animals: Rigging tips

SERIES: Part 2/4 – Sweden's FABLEfx offers tips and tricks to improve your rigging skills when creating photoreal 3D animals in Maya.

Terra Nova Wins the 2019 VES Student Award

The winners of the 2019 VES Student Award Category discuss their film Terra Nova and the transition from being students to young professionals