Illuminate your 3D work with Dome lights

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The use of Dome lights has been one of the greatest advancements in CGI creation over the past decade. Bathing a scene from every direction used to be computationally intensive, but with advances in both hardware and software, the Dome light has emerged as an efficient way to start lighting your 3D art.  

This is because a Dome light can embed an image-based light image (IBL, also known as HDRIs). This is a single image of a real environment or ...

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Colourise greyscale work in Photoshop

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For this video Photoshop tutorial, I’ll be taking you through the art techniques and tools that I use to create full-colour images from a greyscale line art starting point. This method will work with any layer setup, workflow and Photoshop brushes, and I’ll be demonstrating my approach using Photoshop’s default tools. For this walkthrough I'll be ...

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How Your Blog and Social Media Work Together

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They seem to be two totally separate activities. Blogging is long-form content aimed at providing users with value and helping your site rank with search engines. Social media posts are more informal, brief statements, or photos. However, the two online activities shouldn’t exist separately. Here’s how to use your blog posts to enrich your social media feeds and use social media to drive traffic to your website.

Understanding Search Engines

Google and other search engines have one goal – to provide users ...

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