A useful collection of different CG resources
Pre-made 3D lighting scenes for V-Ray for Maya and MODO. It's a standard three point light setup for and instant nice render. Just put your character in the character folder, assign the pre-made shader/material and you're good to go. 3D has never been easier!
A collection of 3D base meshes we've made available for everyone for free. They can used for anything ins the world of CG! It's very useful if you don't feel like starting from scratch every time, it cuts down on tedious modeling tasks and leaves more time for creativity. All of our models have nice topology and UVS as well. Please feel free to modify and use them in any way you like.
A few V-Ray scripts we’ve made to make life easier for everyone.
Feel free to modify them any way you want, and please let us know if you add any cool features.
VRay 32 bit displacement script
This scripts automatically sets up your scene for working with 32 bit displacement, all you need is a map. If you want to understand what the script is doing feel free to check out the Tutorial on which it is based.
We recommend that all beginners read through it carefully, this will make it easier to tweak the settings and get the exact result you are looking for.download script
VRay - Make your life easier scripts
This is a collection of different VRay scripts that just speed up your workflow. Check out the video for a rundown of what the different scripts do.
Mac path /users/USER/Library/Preferences/Autodesk/maya/VERSION
Windows path C:\My Documents\maya\VERSION
In order to effectively work on a project you need a proper folder structure. We've made a simple one for you that should have you working in no time. Remember, abiding by the naming convention is key to an organized project.
A collection of useful links to other 3D and 2D websites with CG tutorials and many other things.
Need textures, models etc?
The best CG resource out there for high res images of humans of every gender, race, age and so on. Great as reference as for making texture maps. Expensive, but it’s worth it.
Good places to meet people and get help
A fantastic CG community with focus on everything CG, from news, discussions, a ton in inspiration in their galleries to technical software related issues..
Missing some tutorials?
The most comprehensive CG related tutorial site out there. It’s based on a subscription model where you pay a monthly sum to get access to their library.
Eat 3D has a lot of great content, especially for people who are looking for more game related tutorials. Focusing on things like various game engines as well as modeling and rigging for games.