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Dr-spline
08-18-2002, 09:52 AM
what are some good modeling videos and books for xsi?

Atyss
08-18-2002, 04:57 PM
There are no modeling books and videos for XSI, just books and videos that cover modeling among other aspects. The only modeling lessons I know are

- The Cumbria Training CDs, www.cmagic.co.uk, videos on CDs. Character modeling, but you just learn to model a head with one technique (box modeling).

- XSI Illuminated: Character, www.mesmer.com, book. This is mostly a reference book rather than lessons.


Hope this helps
Salutations - Cheers
Bernard Lebel

Null_
08-22-2002, 11:01 AM
As Atyss said there are no dedicated modelling books or videos on the market for the moment, though there are a couple of good websites such as:

http://www.edharriss.com/
http://roger.rosa.free.fr/start.html
http://www.3dlinks.com/tutorials_softimage.cfm
http://pages.infinit.net/njapowa/Tutorials/Plant/plant.html

...hope this helps

dmonk
08-22-2002, 05:13 PM
Don't limit yourself to stuff written specifically for xsi. videos for other apps would also help alot. You just have to figure out how to apply the techniques to XSI.:wavey:

Dr-spline
08-22-2002, 08:09 PM
well the thing is ived used max for about 4 years (love it)
ive used maya for 6-8 months(powerfull but hate ui and many flaws)
and ive used xsi for about 4 months and it seems very good and the ui is pretty good; tools are outstanding and the amout of buisnesses that use it are growning

I just wanna stay on top of the cg biz

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