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The Power of B&W Photography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Black and white images with a forward about the power of the genre
Chapter 15 - Managing Large-Scale Projects (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The author, Spine3D is one of the largest architectural visualization studios in the US. Managing projects is not an easy task. When you take on a large-scale project, your responsibilities multiply and your degree for failure also increases. At the end of the day, all the experience in the world will not be sufficient if you do not plan carefully and manage your time and resources efficiently.
Chapter 14 - Advanced Poly-Modeling (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter we are going to outline some of the key factors that make poly-modeling and subdivision surfaces more predictable, while also improving the quality and speed by which you produce your models.
Chapter 13 - Revit Integration (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter, we will first take a look at what Revit is and why it is known as BIM or Building Information Modeling. Next, we will get into the heart of this chapter, Revit integration with 3ds Max.
Chapter 12 - Rigging (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
The two types of rigging—mechanical and character rigging—use different approaches. Mechanical rigging is appropriate for machinery with multiple rigid parts linked together. It uses bones, IK chains and control objects. Character rigging, for animating a flexible skin, uses the Biped tool and the Skin modifier.
Little Witch Doll Crochet Pattern
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by K and J Dolls. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
Crochet pattern to create a cute Halloween witch. The doll will be 4.5 inches/ 11.5 cm high.
Sunflowers Amigurumi Crochet Pattern
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by K and J Dolls. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Crochet pattern to make these beautiful flowers. They are easy to make and great for on your windowsill. Size: the flower diameter is 9.5 inches/ 23.75 cm. Height: 16 inches/ 40 cm (from bottom of the root to top of the highest petal).
Little Quilts, ScrapPileStyle
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Series: ScrapPileStyle Patterns, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Little Quilts ScrapPileStyle, is a collection of 8 smaller intriguing quilts with BIG ideas. Create from your stash, or follow the fabric charts, to create lap, crib,tablecloths, prayer shawls, wheelchair quilts...little quilts with big potentials. A quilting resource section to assist beginning to seasoned quilters.
Imagine Create Explore Volume 1: Mixed Media Jewelry
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
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The 15 jewelry projects in this book chronicle an affair with the shiny, the delicate, the found object renewed, and will whet your craving to mix medias and impress your own artistic statement on bling to wear or give as a gift. Wherever you are on your creative journey, these amazing rings, earrings, and necklaces, designed by the 2011-2012 ICE Resin Creative Team Members, will inspire you.
Exploring Ballpoint Pen Art: Drawing Techniques and Tips
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
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“Exploring Ballpoint Pen Art: Drawing Techniques and Tips” is an article written to encourage readers to unlock the world of drawing with ballpoint pens. Besides sharing drawing techniques and tips, it also includes the history of the ballpoint pen movement and highlights prominent ballpoint pen artists. The article is complete with photos and tips.
Chapter 11 - Particle Systems (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter, we will cover the basics of Particle Flow and its associated space warps that are relevant to the system within the 3ds Max environment.
Chapter 6 - Physically Based Materials (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This chapter focuses on strategies of how to estimate characteristics of material samples with affordable hardware, such as digital cameras and light metering tools.
Chapter 5 - Texture Painting (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Using Photoshop as the primary technical tool, this chapter covers various fundamentals to equip artists with the necessary theory and practical tips to work efficiently and confidently with their texture painting requirements.
Poems
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems by Dr. Claus is a collection of black and white photographs taken by the author that seem to be illuminated by the starry skies as you walk along a garden path or a coastline. The photographs share the pages with poems that will delight your heart and whisper tenderly to you of love. Come join Dr. Claus on an evening walk across time, where poetry is the language.
Newborn Portrait Studio Business Pack
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
A set of three books to guide you in your newborn portrait studio business. Includes: Newborn Portrait Posing Guide & Lighting Diagrams, Getting Newborn Portrait Clients & Keeping Them, and Pricing Packages for Profit.
Chapter 10 - reactor (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
REACTOR IS AN INTERACTIVE PHYSICS engine from Havok that was integrated into 3ds Max 6 and has since become a robust and efficient way for creating all kinds of dynamic simulations in 3ds Max. Thanks to reactor, many animators and visual FX artists from all over the world were finally able to create believable and realistic dynamic animations in an extremely short amount of time.
Chapter 9 - Advanced mental ray Lighting (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This chapter delves into the advanced lighting techniques used within mental ray. We will focus on a CG-interior scene, an outdoor scene with HDR (High Dynamic Range) lighting, and then tie the two subjects together.
Chapter 8 - Render to Texture (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
One of the main techniques used to reduce rendering calculation time is to remove all light calculations from a scene. In real time 3D, it is done by pre-processing all lighting solutions prior to loading the 3D content. All these light calculations, complex or not, are put directly into the texture maps of the models. This process is called render to texture or texture baking.
Chapter 7 - Exposure Lighting Analysis Tools (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Exposure Lighting Analysis tools can be used for simulating and analyzing physically based Sun, Sky, and artificial lighting in a 3D scene. Ideal for Architectural projects, these tools can help evaluate light intensity in your designs.
Chapter 4 - Advanced Unwrapping (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter, I will try to cover techniques that should save you time and effort when unwrapping your meshes, whether inorganic surfaces or organic, fluid forms. Further on, I will discuss more advanced concepts of UVW mapping and try to explain what those coordinates really are, how they are seen by the 3D software, and how you should approach them for best results.