Life in 3D

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

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Spooky Renders: A roundup of AREA's best 3D Halloween art

A creepy collection of artwork submitted by 3D artists using Autodesk Maya and 3ds Max.

Relicts: Bringing atmospheric cinema to 3D animation

CG Artist and Director Arkadiy Demchenko takes hyper-realistic 3D animation to the next level with his horror-inspired short film.

VFX for scary movies: A look at Rings

Rudy Grossman - DFX supervisor at Method Studios in Montreal - discusses their work on the 2017 horror movie, Rings.

Test Subject 901: 5 Easter Eggs revealed by SPINVR

Toronto's SPINVR unveils hidden surprises in their recently released VR horror experience made with 3ds Max, Fusion 360, and Autodesk Maya.

13 scary VR experiences you have to try

Want good quality, immersive scares? These horror virtual reality experiences are a great place to start.

13 horror inspired 3D characters you'll be glad aren't real

An array of super spooky 3D characters made in Autodesk Maya, 3ds Max, and Arnold to get you in the Halloween spirit.

13 horror inspired 3D environments you’ll be glad aren’t real

3D horror galore! Take a look at the creepy creations 3D artists are creating with Autodesk Maya, 3ds Max, Arnold, and Mudbox.

Fanmade "Ghost in the Shell Robot Geisha" 3D Breakdown

An ode to Weta Digital's robot geishas in "Ghost in the Shell" by aspiring texture painter and 3D modeler, Rafael Resende. Made with Autodesk Maya.


Bianca Basso, a 3D animator in the video game industry is here to explain.

Anouk Wipprecht: Dressed to feel

Giving new meaning to ‘futuristic fashion,’ a tech-minded designer uses Autodesk Maya to create interactive fashions.