Art is the all-defining term for this site. While almost all of the creative endeavors covered on this site can be defined as "art", this page is specifically for the display of visual arts, including painting, drawing, design and any combination of these and more.
A cartoon about the infamous well shark--a creature that is not as benign as is commonly thought.
Making a Collision Model
A brief tutorial on making a collision model (aka collision mesh) for Valve Source games. The tutorial is for making models in 3D Studio Max.
Strauss Shader bug in Render To Texture
You cannot use a material using the Strauss Shader when trying to output to the diffuse map with Render To Texture in 3DS Max 2010.
SMD Collision Mesh Tool
Download the SMD Collision Mesh Prep Tool for 3D Studio Max and learn how to use it.
A video tutorial on using the Viewport Canvas tool in 3D Studio Max 2010. The video demonstrates painting directly onto geometry as well as using 3rd party paint applications such as Photoshop and Corel PHOTO-PAINT.
Video tutorial demonstrating the usage of dab attributes to control the look of brush strokes in Corel PHOTO-PAINT.
Custom Nibs in Corel PHOTO-PAINT
This is a video tutorial on how to create custom nibs in Corel PHOTO-PAINT. This example uses Corel PHOTO-PAINT X4 but applies to older versions as well.
Overly Dark Render Problem in 3DS Max 2009
Fix to dark render problem in 3ds Max 2009 where render looks fine in preview render window but not the final output file.
Samples of graphics that encorporate 3D renders.