PolyTrans for Maya: Convert any 3D CAD model to use in Maya or 3dsMax. This program is ideal for anyone who works with technical models.
Composition Notes: Some great tips and rules to create great compositions
Lighting Guide: Here are some examples of lighting options:
Credits: Cartoon Block
Isometric Grid Guide: Here is an grid to create isometric background tiles.
David Miranda: A great technical artist who is proficient in Unity shaders and FX work
Free font Archives:
123rF Tutorials: Ever have a design job that you don’t know how to do or worse where to start? These posts are a great resource.
Andrew hazelde’s Blog: Great source of great Virtual Reality plug-ins and extensions. Check out the Lat-long shader for Maya its worth a look for anyone interested in 3D 360 rendering.
Solid Angle: Great source of Shaders and Shader tutorials using Arnold plug-in
360° Panoramic tools: I met these guys at SIGRAPH 2013 when they were just starting, Now they are at the top of the game with image and video stitching tools.
Bulk Rename Utility: Have a sequence of images or folders that you want renamed quickly? use this tool its a great time saver and its FREE: http://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/Download.php
A very talented Character artist and animator:
http://quantum-human.com/ Auto typology Auto rig Auto mo capture
Olle Rydberg: The different render passes that can be used to create a 3D character.
遥渡辺: Head Turn Refrences:
Kate fox, A.O. Tans, and Various other artists: Concept poses for characters
Howard Schatz: Different anatomical photography of athletes
I always gather inspiration from many different disciplines of art and innovation. Here are some resources that I found interesting, and has helped me with some of my work.
Felix Sputnik: Great tutorial on walk cycles
Burno Monterio: Very talented Animator
Jon Diesta: An amazing Figure Concept Artist
Masters of Anatomy: An amazing database of Figure concept Artists
Warren-Louw: An amazing Concept Artist with great rendering, lighting and colour theory knowledge
Tony Mitchel: A great illustrator
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