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How to land your dream job in 3D

2019-01-04


You've got the talent to land a top job in 3D, but so do a lot of people. Sometimes the deciding factor in who gets the most exciting jobs isn't how great your 3D art is, but how good you are at telling people about it. 

To help you land a dream job in 3D, we grilled the very people who look at your showreel and read your creative resume to find out what you need to do to make a killer application and get the job of your dreams.

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Create a 3D landscape in 6 simple steps

2019-01-04


Creating a piece of 3D art with a natural-looking landscape might seem like a challenge, but if you use the right tools then it's possible to generate a realistic environment with the minimum of effort.

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Under the Hood: An Extension Ecosystem with Christina Eneroth

2019-01-03


Out with the old, in with the reimagined. Christina redesigned an old silo as a residential building in the suburb of Staffanstorp, Sweden.
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Nine Workflow Tips from Classical Architectural Modelers

2019-01-03

Holygon is a Swedish company that specializes in creating historically-accurate digital models for visual and 3D printing applications. At 3D Basecamp 2018, Founders Anders Lyhagen and Felix Heuman presented how to accurately model urban spaces for 3D printing. We asked them to share their top workflow tips with the whole SketchUp community.

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Time Traveling Storytellers: A Conversation with Holygon

2019-01-03

Many SketchUp users have an innate appreciation for historically significant structures. We may find ourselves pouring over pictures of the Greek Acropolis or staying up late to watch documentaries that hypothesize how our ancestors constructed their magnificent cities.

Our friends Anders Lyhagen and Felix Heuman found a way to take that same shared passion for the past and combine it with their skillful use of SketchUp. Their design firm, Holygon, specializes in creating historically-accurate digital models for visual and 3D printing applications.

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3D Basecamp 2018: What You Missed

2019-01-03


Well, it finally happened: 3D Basecamp 2018 has ended. After nearly a year of scheduling sessions, ordering swag, and swapping emails with the venue staff, the best week of the year has come and gone… and what do we have to show for it? Plenty!

Full disclosure: I am totally biased and I love all things Basecamp. But, I can say that this year’s event in Palm Springs was something very special. Those of you who were there know exactly what I am talking about. For those of you who couldn’t make it, let me fill you in on a few things that made this Basecamp so amazing (and if you want to be in the know about Basecamp 2020, sign up for event updates.)

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SketchFX Ex for SketchUp Review

2018-12-28

Ever find yourself exporting static images from SketchUp and post-processing in PhotoShop? With SketchFX Ex for SketchUp, you can achieve the same result directly within the SketchUp viewport.

 

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SpaceMouse Pro Wireless: Review

2018-12-28

3D Connexion has to date shipped over 1 million devices to CAD enthusiasts across the globe. Their SpaceMouse, SpaceNavigator and SpacePilot series support over 200 CAD applications. Those are staggering statistics to digest!

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MooTools 3D Browser: Review

2018-12-28

3D Browser Light and Full are completely different beasts. The Light Edition is strictly a file viewer. It extends the file viewing abilities of Windows Explorer to make viewing various 3D Formats possible within its own OpenGL viewer. It also allows you to view video, image and audio files. The 3D Browser Full Edition is more than a media manager because of the added options you get as compared to the Light Edition. It is a full fledged 3D asset viewing, conversion and file modification application.

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SketchUp Extension: Artisan Review

2018-12-28

Artisan is the result of over two years hard work and is more than just a refined update of it's predecessor Subdivide and Smooth(SDS). It is a complete re-work with a glut of new features added to turn SketchUp into a true organic modeling application.

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