displacement maps, Vray displacement

How displacement maps work and how to optimize them in V-Ray – part 2

Learn about the different types of displacement mapping and how to use displacement effectively in 3ds Max and V-Ray care of Michal Mos!

AI, Archviz and You: How tech can help you and not actually take over your job

The world of Archviz is on the brink of some serious change. Elo disseminates some thoughts expressed in our first podcast and adds his own insight into today's rapidly changing industry.

Design principles for building your ArchViz portfolio

Your portfolio is your golden ticket to the career you've been working for. Learn how you can showcase your work to communicate what work you enjoy and can excel in with this article!

How displacement maps work and how to optimize them in V-Ray Part 1

Displacement techniques are used in CG both aesthetically, and to drive realism in renders. This article covers the different forms of displacement, and how they can be configured for optimal rendering.

How to Choose the Best Hardware for a 3D Artist

Hardware is a key consideration for 3d artists, but buying the best of every component of your future workstation is rarely feasible. This article describes the role hardware plays in your 3d needs.

Making-of Forest Creature by Arnaud Imobersteg
using Blender, and Graswald

A throwback to our good friend Arnaud's insightful breakdown of his amazing "Forest Creature" scene.

Planning for Success: How to estimate and manage time when working on your archviz project?

Starting off a big archviz project is a messy and tricky thing to handle especially as a Freelance 3d Artist. Everything is at your pace and ways on how you can deliver on time.

Introducing Xesktop – our solution for GPU server rental!

We're proud to have recently launched Xesktop, our solution for those in occasional need of a high powered GPU workstation. Turn your machine into a GPU computing juggernaut, wherever you are!

Software Highlight: MODO, what are its strengths and is it for you?

Foundry's Modo is one of the earlier additions to our supported 3d software. Learn about its tools and features in this little read.