Preparing Book Covers for Print

Are you about to take your first steps into creating and printing a book cover? Or perhaps you’ve already created covers for ebooks and want to transition to printed media? I’ve put together some practical advice to help you get the best results from your printed designs. This article assumes you are using Photoshop for your cover creation, but the basic concepts will hold true for whatever software you decide to use.

Animation Tutorial for Poser over on Renderosity

Renderosity are currently offering a series of useful tutorials for Poser – all for free!  Their latest is all about animation.  Click on the image to go through to the tutorials page on Renderosity.

New Website Launch

I’ve spent some time over the last few months revamping my 3D Fantasy Art website. I made the switch from Dreamweaver to WordPress, and so far, I’m not regretting it! Here’s the new homepage:   The new site has 2 tutorial sections: A starter tutorials section, covering Carrara, Poser and Daz| Studio   And a list of…

FREE Poser Webinar for Beginners

GETTING STARTED IN 3D WITH POSER Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 11:00AM PST Interested in learning 3D but don’t know where to start? Poser is the easy answer. Join Steve Cooper, Poser product manager, in this 1-hour webinar for beginners. Don’t know a wireframe from a keyframe? Steve will cover the basics to give you…

Poser Lighting Part 1

Here’s a lighting tutorial for Poser using just a single spotlight. Topics Covered: Creating a Spotlight Adding Soft shadows Attenuation Volumetric Lights and Fog

Postwork Hints and Tips

What you do to your render when it comes out of the render engine may be what sets your image apart from all the rest. It’s where you define your style. Take command of your post-processing tools and make it pop! This is a selection of hints and tips for using Photoshop to edit your images….

Dynamic Cloth in Poser

Here’s a quick-start guide for setting up dynamic cloth in Poser. It covers clothifying objects, and how to drape them over other objects.

Liquify Tutorial

Did you ever spend ages setting up a picture, then wait hours for it to render in your favourite software, only to find when it comes out the other end that it’s not quite how you wanted it? Photoshop’s Liquify filter is a quick and easy way to sort it out (as featured on Renderosity).