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Happy Easter from 3Dwombat!
Happy Easter Holidays! We wish you a wonderful time with your friends and family this Easter! Starting tomorrow with the Holy Friday, enjoy your extra-long holiday weekend full of sweet chocolatey goodness and Easter egg hunts! For 3D artists, now's a good time to show off your latest bunny models and egg-related artworks! Let us know how you plan to celebrate this holiday and showcase your awesome art creations via our twitter page @3Dwombat […]
Happy First Day of Spring!
March 21st: Spring is Here! Today is the first day of spring! In the northern hemisphere, if the winter isn't completely gone yet, the cold is subsiding and the first tulips are making their way through the snow. The bloom is upon us with its bright green and blossoming cherry trees and fresh flowers. It's also the season of love for animals and humans alike, a time for inspiration for all, especially for artists. For […]
Happy Valentine’s Day !
Happy Valentine from 3D Wombat ! Today is a very special day: it's the day of Love! Not withstanding the whole commercial aspect of this celebration, in the artistic culture, love is everywhere. It's the source (and sometimes the cause) of most forms of artistic expressions, from movies, to music, to dancing. Whether you're single or in a relationship, today is the best time to tell the people around you that you love them: be […]
Happy New Year from 3Dwombat!
Happy new year to all our loyal 3Dwombat readers! We hope you have a good time with these holiday celebrations and we extend our best and warmest wishes for a great beginning to your new year! We hope that, like us, you can all look back to your year and be proud of the progress you've made! Finish the holiday season with greatness, celebrating with the people you love. Party on! Then take in all the […]
Happy Holidays from us at 3Dwombat!
Happy Holidays everyone! During this holiday season, we're taking a moment to tell you how glad we are to count you in our Wombat family! We're happy you're following the journey along with us in this 3D world, for a better future of knowledge about CGI and VFX! This week, stay tuned with our daily posts on social media for a special holiday-themed selection of short CG animated films in the spirit of Christmas, up […]
Happy Halloween – Creative Poll
Happy Halloween from us at 3Dwombat! Dear creatives, Wombat followers and random newcomer, share with us what are your artwork plans for today? Let us know in the polls below:
Happy Wombat Day – What is a Wombat?
Happy Wombat Day ! Today, October 22, is the annual wombat day for Australians since 2005. Adjusting for time zones, the world wombat day is rather celebrated on October 23rd. But what is a wombat exactly? You may know their more popular cousins better, but Wombats are very interesting too! Let's take a moment today to learn about this loveable fluffy quadruped, that simply looks like a big teddy bear. However, don't try to pick […]
Happy Labor Day – Take In the World !
Happy Labor Day Everyone! Are you exploring the world today or rather spending time on your favorite hobby this weekend? If you hobby is 3D computer graphics, then why not do both?! Whether you’re taking the day off to relax or visit some new place, an artist’s mind will always be at work. If you’re naturally curious, you’re probably already used to closely observing shapes, textures and lighting conditions. Those are great skills for any […]
Bastille Day, the French National Holiday & French Cinema
Happy National Holiday, France! July 14th marks the anniversary of a key moment in the French history that greatly shaped the France of today. It celebrates the storming of the Bastille of1789, when the French people took over control of the country from the monarchy of the time. But France’s history is also very interesting because it is closely intertwined with that of Canada. Indeed, it is Jacques Cartier, a French man, who went […]
3D Industry & Career
3D Career Specializations in the CGI & VFX industry
Check out our new section on the 3D industry of CGI animated films and visual effects to learn all about the 3D production process, the different career specialisations, the top schools, the best work locations and more...
2D / 3D Texture Artists – Digital Painters
Texture Artists Texture artists are the digital painters of the virtual world. They are used in everything from 3D animation films, TV series, visual effect sequences in live-action movies, commercials and video games. They responsible for creating the overall colored look for 3D models, based on designs made by the '2D concept art' department in pre-production. 3D models are a flat grey or uniform color, if any, when coming out of the modeling departments. They […]
3D Organic Modeling Surfaces and Characters
What is an Organic Model In the 3D computer graphics world, an organic model doesn't mean that it is certified without chemicals. Organic modeling refers to the shape of the 3D model being created. In fact, organic modeling is generally considered to be the opposite of hard surface modeling, even though the distinction isn't as clear in practice (read more about it here). An organic model is defined as a 3D model that represents a […]
3D Natural Environment Artists – Digital World Builders
What is a 3D Environment Artist? An environment artist is not a type of environmental activist who expresses his art using elements of the natural world. In the field of 3D computer graphics, film animation and video games, an environment artist is someone who assembles digital worlds. It is not, however, entirely in opposition, as many 3D artists are also more environmentally conscious. But the main difference is that the purpose of their art form […]
3D Computer Hardware
Guide to Finding the Best Computer Hardware for 3D Graphics
Introduction Check out our complete selection of articles on finding the best computer components at optimal price. We'll guide you through all the important technical details you need to know on your hunt for the best deals. If you know what to look for in electronics, you can save a great deal of money. This guide is aimed at those who want to start making 3D computer graphics, multimedia, gaming, and films. But it also applies […]
Computer Requirements for 3D Graphics
Minimum Requirements Are you looking to know if your computer can handle 3D projects? Wether you're starting a 3D animation program or you want to make 3D computer graphics at home, this article is for you. Here are the essential components of a computer required to make 3D graphics efficiently. In this page, we break down each computer component into 3 ranges of prices so that you can aim for your target budget. […]
What is the Best Processor (CPU) for 3D Rendering
The Central Processing Unit (CPU) The processor or CPU is arguably the most important component of your computer. It is the main chip involved in every calculations needed for any electronic device to function. This little bit of genious calculates all the outputs you are expecting a computer to do. Not only can it calculate Excel spreadsheet results, but it also directs what every other component in the computer does. Therefore, it also connects you […]
How to Find the Best Video Card (GPU) for 3D
GPU Introduction The GPU, short for the Graphics Processing Unit, is the processing chip dedicated to computing every visual information to display on a monitor. The GPU is the second most important component of a computer system, after the CPU. It can be either: Integrated: Combined with the CPU Dedicated: A separate add-on electronic card What is called the graphics card or video card is the physical container housing the dedicated GPU with its electronic […]
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