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Inspiration

CGSociety.com have a video interview with Fausto de Martini.  Who is now working at the prolific games studio Blizzard.  As a Brazilian artist he talks about how he came to work in one of the top games companies in the world.This link also features some of his impressive personal art.


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The folks over at the Gobelins film school have done it again with this animated short, Oktapodi.   Check out this wonderful short film which has already clocked up big awards...

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Latest

Software Video, 3ds Max: Design Reform - Variety of Videos

Presenter: Multiple Presenters
Covers: Numerous Max Tutorials
Type: Step By Step
Level:
Site: http://designreform.net/
Running Time : Several Minutes

Software Video, Blender: Digital Modeling of Organic Surfaces
A great series of tutorials on modelling various mechanical objects in Blender

Presenter: unknown
Covers: Polygon Modelling
Type: Step By Step
Level: Level
Site: blip.com
Running Time : 1 hr

Software Video, Maya: Using Maya to Create Level of Detail Groups
This Video covers how to create LOD (Level of Detail) groups inside of Maya.

Presenter: Andrew Klein
Covers: Polygon/SubD Modelling
Type: Step By Step
Level: Level
Site: youtube.com
Running Time : 4:18

Software Video, Mudbox: Image based lighting (HDRI)
This video series is to show you simple ways to do things you really need to know. This video concentrates on setting up HDRI lighting in Mudbox.

Presenter: Wayne Robson
Covers: Lighting
Type: Step By Step
Level: Level
Site: youtube.com
Running Time : 9 mins 34 sec

Maya: Maya 2009 UV enhancements: Unwrapping a head
In this video we take a look at Maya 2009's UV enhancement features such as the Smooth UV tool to help unwrap the Uvs on a head

Presenter: Andrew Klein
Covers: UV Unwrapping
Type: Step By Step
Level: Level
Site: youtube.com
Running Time : 6:50

3dsMax: Inorganic Modelling Fundamentals
This is a fantastic *free offsite tutorial series over at the Digital Apprentice Workshop covers inorganic modelling, otherwise known as hard surface modelling which is used on cars, buildings, machines etc. Although it is in 3dsmax is helpful for modelling in other programs too. *Requires Free Registration.

Author: Grant Warwick
Covers: Polygon Modelling
Detail: Step By Step
Site: Digital Apprentice Workshop
Running Time : 110 minutes combined

Blender: Intro to Blender Modelling Interface
GuerrillaCG's very own Glen Moyes has made this rock solid introduction to the Blender Modelling Interface over at Show Me Do.  Perfect if you're starting out in Blender Modelling.

Author: Glen Moyes
Covers: Polygon Modelling, Interface
Detail: Step By Step
Site: Show Me Do
Running Time : 45 minutes combined

ZBrush: Official ZBrush Video Education
Pixelogic has this great collection of official ZBrush training Videos on their site. They also have a page up here.  The collection features many tutorials covering basics through to advanced and user interviews etc.  Worth checking out if you are using ZBrush.

Author: Pixelogic
Covers: Digital Sculpting
Detail: Step By Step
Site: Pixelogic
Running Time : hours