Curved Surfaces are special, native objects in Shade – and one of the features that has differentiated it from day one. But what are Curved Surfaces? Lets answer that question by first looking at Curved Lines. Continue reading
3D printing opens the door to an entirely new way to reuse your existing 3D content. But 3d printing is also a new type of printing paradigm with its own limitations and requirements.
Shade Master IKEDA designed Hanako over five years ago, and it was never designed for 3D printing. It would be very difficult to print Hanako as a 3D resin model and get near perfect results. I am going to illustrate using these five rules and 3D print Hanako, taking you through each rule, step-by-step.
Read more on the Mirye Software website.
Alpha blending is how a translucent foreground color blends with a background color, thereby producing a new blended color. In Shade 3D, Alpha Blending can be applied to Surfaces. Continue reading
Our friends over on Shade 3D Channel have cooked up a new tutorial on how to turn your Adobe Illustrator EPS files into 3D objects. Shade 3D naturally works with bezier curves with native Shade 3D curved surfaces. Import an EPS file and have it become a native object right in your Shade 3D project. Continue reading
Lauri over at Shade 3 Channel takes you through a quick 5 minute drive through some of Shade 3D ver 14’s mesh modification tools. Watch all the way through to the end because you’ll get to a quick summary of all the tools used. Continue reading
Shade 3D Channel has posted a two part video interview of Beluga, a member of the Shade 3D team in Tokyo, Japan. The interview is in English. Shade 14.1.1 introduced the powerful 3D Printing Assistant feature which allows you to interactively test and fix models for 3D printing.
You’ll learn about how Beluga uses Shade 3D for 3D printed toys.
Juan Manuel created a great introductory video on how to improve the quality of shadows in your Shade 3D ver 14 renders (his technique will also work with earlier versions). Check out Juan’s video on Youtube:
Achieve the highest quality rendering results with Poser and PoserFusion for rendering still and animated native Poser scenes – easily. No Python, not arcane steps. Check out this step by step video. Continue reading