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3D World  |  Christmas 2020  


Future Nostalgia
Experts from across the synthwave scene showcase their incredible work whilst taking a look back at the aesthetic’s history and influences

A Lunar Adventure
Go behind the scenes of Netflix’s animated musical Over The Moon
"Explore new CG techniques and discover inspiring new artwork, animation and VFX with 3D World, the world's best-selling monthly magazine for CG artists. Every issue features brand-new tutorials written by working professional artists, with hours of video training and tutorial files to download. Discover new ways to create CG content for animation, movies, arch-viz and games.

You can also go behind the scenes of new movies, commercials and animation shorts as their creators share their production secrets with you; and enjoy CG artwork gathered from across the whole CG artist community, with bonus slideshows not included in our print edition!

3D World covers all major CG software packages, including 3ds Max, Maya, ZBrush, Photoshop, After Effects, Cinema 4D and Vue."
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Very handy for me and well made. Reviewed Tuesday, 12 May 2020

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This mag covers all major CG software packages, including 3ds Max, Maya, ZBrush, Photoshop, After Effects, Cinema 4D and Vue." Great for experts or beginners. Reviewed Sunday, 7 July 2019

A great all around resource.

My rating is 4 stars because they don't cover much outside of the Autodesk and Adobe competitor software. That being said you will stay up to date on what companies are doing with the software you will have a fresh portfolio/demo reel to present. You will find a lot of useful tutorials (provided it's Autodesk and Adobe that you use) but you won't find enough on competitive software like LightWave 3D, Cinema4D(they added more tutorials), Blender, RealFlow, Houdini, any matchmoving software (PF Track, Syntheyes, etc.), and anything by Foundry, the exception being their Nuke compositing software.

They do, however, have wonderful articles on how shots in major films were done, great industry insight from pros, wonderful tutorials by well-known 3D artists, software reviews, and occasionally software discounts. They have great advice on getting started in the industry but I have yet to see one article on pay negotiation. Oddly that's the only thing industry pros seem to be silent on. Other than that you get a large amount of training material without paying for the subscription service at a site like Lynda.com or Pluralsight (formerly Digital Tutors). If you can find it locally pick it up and thumb through a copy. It's not for complete novices since they assume you do have access to very expensive software and a setup that will run it. They occasionally have Blender tutorials but as a free 3D program you are best served by going to their forum. Reviewed Monday, 1 January 2018

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in 3D World Christmas 2020.

WELCOME Discover synthwave EDITOR’S While it may have its roots in the 80s retro music scene, synthwave, along with its subgenres, has become as much an art movement as anything else, and has informed...
Untitled COVER ARTIST Adrián Rojas (Dante Vinci) SOFTWARE ZBrush, KeyShot, Photoshop I am dedicated to 3D art, especially the creation of characters. I have worked for companies like Bazaar...
The Gallery The best digital art from the CG community “I DEVELOPED SCRIPTS THAT ALLOWED ME TO SEPARATE EACH PIECE OF GEOMETRY FROM THE MAIN HAIR OBJECT” NOBODY F***S WITH THE JESUS! ARTIS...
FUTURE NOSTALGIA 3D World gathers artists and experts to discuss the rise of the synthwave aesthetic and how you can create your own neon masterpieces ‘Expansion’ by Alen Gajšek. This neon-soaked depiction of ...
A LUNAR ADVENTURE Trevor Hogg gets the lowdown from director Glen Keane and his production team on Netflix’s new animated musical adventure Over The Moon… Afond childhood memory for Fei Fei (Cathy Ang) is of her late m...
ANIMAL LOGIC In the fourth instalment of our journey behind the scenes of Animal Logic, we look at the FX and lighting pipelines at the studio In recent years, Animal Logic has been called on to produce visual eff...

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