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'''Links to other 3D graphics sites and resources.'''
 
'''Links to other 3D graphics sites and resources.'''
  
====3D Graphics Discussion====
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==== Basic 3D Graphics Discussion====
*[http://www.cgsociety.org CGsociety] - respected global digital artists network. The site includes a forum and wiki, artists portfolios etc.
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*[http://www.cgsociety.org CGsociety] - Full service digital art portal. The site includes a forum and wiki, artists portfolios etc.
*[http://www.3dtotal.com/ 3dTotal, Graphics Portal]
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*[http://www.3dtotal.com/ 3dTotal, Graphics Portal] - Full service, UK based, 3d art portal. Network includes forum, store, gallery etc.
*[http://boards.polycount.net/index.php Polycount, Videogame Art Resource and Community]
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*[http://boards.polycount.net/index.php Polycount, Videogame Art Resource and Community] - Basic 3d modeling forum.
*[http://www.highend3d.com Highend 3D]
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*[http://www.highend3d.com Highend 3D] - News and forum focused on Maya, 3dsmax, Renderman, ZBrush, Shake and XSI.  
*[http://tweakcg.ning.com/ Tweak Pro]
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*[http://www.tdt3d.com/ The Dream Team 3d] - French Graphics portal and forum with some English content
*[http://www.tdt3d.com/ TDT3D, French Graphics Community]
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*[http://www.subdivisionmodeling.com/forums/ Subdivision Modeling] - Basic forum focused on Subdivided Modeling
*[http://www.subdivisionmodeling.com/forums/ Subdivision Modeling - A forum for Learning Techniques in Subdivided Modeling]
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*[http://www.nurbsandpolys.com/forums/index.php Nurbs and Polys] - Basic forum focused on Nurbs and Polygonal Modeling
*[http://www.nurbsandpolys.com/forums/index.php Nurbs and Polys - A forum for Learning Techniques in Nurbs and Polygonal Modeling]
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*[http://cghub.com/ CG Hub] Social network, portal and forum for 2D and 3D CG Art and Entertainment
*[http://setuptab.com/index.php?action=forum Setup Tab - Messiah Forum for Users of Messiah Rendering Software]
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*[http://www.vfxcast.com/ VfCast] - video forum displaying 3D content
*[http://cghub.com/ CG Hub Social Network for 2D and 3D CG Art and Entertainment]
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*[http://spinquad.com/ Spin Quad 3D] - modeling and animation forum
*[http://www.vfxcast.com/ VfCast video forum displaying 3D content]
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*[http://spinquad.com/ Spin Quad 3D modeling and animation forum]
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====Other 3d Wikis====
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====Application Specific  Forums====
*[http://wiki.cgsociety.org/index.php/Main_Page CG Talk] - content about studios, games, software packages etc.
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*[http://setuptab.com/index.php?action=forum Setup Tab - Messiah Forum] for Users of Messiah Rendering Software
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====3D Wikis====
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*[http://wiki.cgsociety.org/index.php/Main_Page CG Talk Wiki] - content about studios, games, software packages etc.
  
 
====Sculpture and Drawing====
 
====Sculpture and Drawing====
*[http://www.conceptart.org/forums/ conceptart.org]
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*[http://www.conceptart.org/forums/ Conceptart.org] - 2D Drawing Portal and Forum
*[http://www.eatpoo.com/forum/index.php eatpoo forum]
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*[http://www.eatpoo.com/forum/index.php eatpoo forum] - Informal 2D Drawing Forum
*[http://www.tsofa.com/forum.php The Society of Figurative Arts]
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*[http://www.tsofa.com/forum.php The Society of Figurative Arts] - Forum focused on more classical art
  
 
====Models and Textures====
 
====Models and Textures====

Revision as of 20:18, 6 November 2008

Links to other 3D graphics sites and resources.

Basic 3D Graphics Discussion

Application Specific Forums

3D Wikis

  • CG Talk Wiki - content about studios, games, software packages etc.

Sculpture and Drawing

Models and Textures

Application Specific Forums

Tutorial Websites

Computer Animation Studios

Free Renderers

  • Aqsis Renderer - Open source RenderMan-compliant 3D rendering solution, available for Windows, Linux, MacOS X and others (cross-platform).
  • Indigo Renderer - Freeware physically-based unbiased render engine.
  • Kearkythea - Freeware physically-based unbiased render engine with an interface! Supports photon mapping, MLT, additional render methods and accepts OBJ files (rotate 90 degrees around X-axis before export).
  • Bricks'n'Tiles - Free program for generating realistic brick and tile surfaces in renderers. Commercial use requires purchase.
  • trueSpace7 - Free modeler and renderer that includes tutorials.
  • Yafray - Open Source Renderer
  • Panal - Program distributes renders over various computers

Free Game Engines

Other Sites of Interest