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May 11, 2022

A Technical Artist for Hire: How to Identify a Professional

Plenty of industries require complex visualization and unique art content for work. However, despite the type of project you are working on, you can’t go far without a proficient technical artist. But how do you recognize a truly qualified professional among the hundreds of resumes sent to you? It’s a good question! We will reveal […]

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March 3, 2022

3D Modeling for Pre-rendering Explained

When it comes to media production, there is no doubt that pre-rendering is a highly-popular approach. For example, it is what allowed you to enjoy the beauty of the most CGI-heavy movie of all time (Avatar), and the amazing cutscenes of Warcraft III. Still, there are a lot of questions on the topic, starting from […]

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February 10, 2022

The Difference Between 3D Modeling And 3D Rendering Explained

3D modeling and rendering may seem like the same processes because both of them are related to the creation of computer-generated imagery creation. However, there are many differences between them, and you can get the wrong result if you confuse the two. This article will tell you everything you need about modeling, rendering, and what […]

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February 10, 2022

Photorealistic Rendering: The Best Way to Create Stunning Images

Over the past decade, our gadgets have been getting progressively stronger hardware. Accordingly, we expect more from the media we consume through them: more details in our photos and images, our games, even our music tracks. Realism is one of the most in-demand characteristics, and for images that are not photos, photorealistic rendering is the […]

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February 10, 2022

Different Rendering Techniques: Choosing The Best Option for You

Rendering is an important business tool used in marketing, presentations, and visualization of various projects. Photorealistic and animated images that are rendered require different techniques, depending on the quality requirements of the product, the time to implement it, and the size of the budget. But how do you determine which rendering method is best suited […]

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November 10, 2021

VFX in Games: Add a Pinch of Magic to Your Gameplay

Is VFX a special effect, or is it a simple animation? Everyone would probably agree that VFX is somehow related to graphics and explosions and other effects that most of us love in games. But what is actually behind this term, and how does designing VFX for games work? It’s important to know the correct answers to these questions when developing any kind of game: mobile, PC, VR, etc.

The good news is that we we've got all the information you need about making VFX for games, speaking from our broad experience in its creation. You’ll also learn about VFX for games and where you can get visual effects services.

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October 5, 2021

How to Make Textures for 3D models: Basics and Tips

One of the vital stages of 3D development is modeling, which means building models of characters, animals, and assets in games, animations, and apps. So what’s the most crucial thing in 3D modeling? Of course, models must be detailed, but it’s not enough to ensure high quality. You also have to make them look natural […]

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August 10, 2021

Physically-based Rendering: Using PBR for games, animations, and more

Hopefully, by the time you finish reading, you will be prepared to make amazing PBR content of your own, or at least hire PBR artists with these qualifications. If you’re just curious and want to know how PBR works, don’t worry. We’ll cover it in this intro to physically-based rendering.

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June 16, 2021

Character Rigging: How, Why, and Where You Can Use It

Since the 1980s, rigging has been the gold standard in character animation. Unsurprisingly, this is also when 3D animation started to take off, and production companies started making a real effort to give their digital characters realistic features and movement. Today, rigging is an essential part of animation design and an absolutely mandatory addition for […]

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March 6, 2020

VFX Pipeline: What It Means and How You Can Use It

Most of us watch a lot of movies, but it is not often that we see something that amazes us with its visual brilliance and creativity, prompting us to wonder how it could have possibly been filmed, and attributing it to “movie magic”. Movie magic is sometimes attributed to camera tricks, lighting tweaks, unique props, […]

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December 10, 2019

Visual Effects Today: Basics, Trends, and Tips

What is VFX? When we hear the term visual effects, many of us imagine colorful and fantastic creatures, action sequences, fantasy worlds, and other unique visuals one can see on a cinema screen. Although we are accustomed to seeing visual effects in our movies and TV shows and generally associate them with some sci-fi and […]

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March 22, 2018

Pipeline Workflow of a Sofa Creation Using Retopology

What if you want to retain a solid image quality in a high-poly character mesh and animate your in-game heroes at the same time? That is the case when a retopology should come to your mind and allow for a smooth process of creating physical actions patterns for your characters.

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November 30, 2015

Popular Renderers in 3D Graphics

Render engine is the important tool in 3D modeling. Among the huge variety of render engines, you need to choose the most suitable exactly for your project. 3D-Ace team introduces the most popular engines for rendering process.

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December 28, 2014

How to Create “Live” Renders to Sell Real Estate

One of the key moments of 3D rendered images of residential property to potential buyers is the emotional impact on potential buyers produced by this render. To elicit the emotions of potential buyers is what all real-estate brokers are striving for. How to get this emotional outburst and why is it so important?

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May 19, 2014

Why a Good Render is Worth a 1,000 Words

Many people are still skeptical of bringing 3D into real estate industry. But not us!  3D can be used in any area of existing marketing, including real estate development and sale. How would you as a real estate sales manager describe a house or other real estate object that hasn’t been built yet to potential buyers or investors? As a soaring, spacious, gourmet or open floor plan? Then be ready to get rejected as most people are no more satisfied with laudatory epithets and 2D drawings.

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