In this article, I give an overview of 7 websites on which you can find free HDRI-Maps to use in any of your 3D projects. HDRI-Maps are said to be images containing the light information of it’s captured light, and are great for creating realistic lighting in 3D rendering. What are HDRI-Maps? Wikipedia, the online […]

Recently I received a great collection of old hymn books from my neighbours. These books were so beautiful and had such beautiful, old paper textures. That’s why I took some pictures of them and want to share these textures with you here. These textures are great to use in graphic design work, digital arts and […]

Leading and Tracking respectively determine the space between lines and letters, and how great effect on how your typography is perceived. This tutorial will teach you how to apply leading and tracking in Photoshop. We will use a CD Cover as a underlying case for understanding leading and tracking within Photoshop. Recently I read a […]

In Adobe Illustrator, it is very easy to create dotted lines. But how do you create dotted lines easily in Adobe Photoshop? And what approach should you use for creating areas filled with dots? In this short tutorial I will give some tips for making dotted lines in Photoshop. Creating Dotted Lines with Brushes Creating […]

What do you think of these old, worn surfaces you can find in older cities? While they are a sign of decay, they have some very attractive element. And that’s why I shot a couple of these textures while being on a city trip. These textures are great for aspiring artists, graphic designers, digital artists […]

Solidworks is a powerful application for modelling, but you might want to look to other applications for shading and rendering. In this tutorial I give a simple overview how to export a SolidWorks model to a format which can be accepted by Blender. By importing it in Blender, we can apply simulations, physical renderers and […]

This post is mainly for the blender users, using windows. Blender is an open-source 3d editor which can be downloaded from www.blender3d.org. Even for windows, there are 2 versions of Blender3D. The 32bit version, which comes as an installer and the 64 bit version, which comes as a zipped package. The 64bit is adapted to […]