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12 December 2008, 09:39 PM
Digital-Tutors Releases Highly Anticipated Mudbox Training

'Introduction to Mudbox 2009' provides artists with a comprehensive guide to learning the powerful sculpting and painting capabilities available within Mudbox.

Oklahoma City, OK - December 18, 2008 - Digital-Tutors (, an Autodesk® Authorized Publisher and leader in video-based training, today announced the availability of 'Introduction to Mudbox 2009' ( - the newest release in a growing library of interactive training for emerging digital artists using Mudbox, the advanced, high-resolution, brush-based digital sculpting and texture painting software. 'Introduction to Mudbox 2009' provides seven hours of practical training and guides 3D modelers and texture artists through a production-focused workflow to digital sculpting and texture painting in Mudbox 2009, while providing time-saving techniques for use in the film, game, and design industries.

"High resolution sculpting and quality texture painting have become essential requirements in 3D pipelines at studios across the world," said Justin Marshall, Lead Modeling Instructor at Digital-Tutors. "With 'Introduction to Mudbox 2009' we had the opportunity to collaborate with Dave Cardwell at Autodesk, one of the co-founders and developers of Mudbox, to ensure that we not only covered the essential functionalities of the application, including lighting and camera techniques and sculpting and painting tools, but also artist-friendly workflows and tips and tricks, that could be used on any project," added Marshall.

Introduction to Mudbox 2009

Popular highlights from 'Introduction to Mudbox 2009' include: digital sculpting workflow, texture painting workflow, navigating image browser, texture painting in layers, custom stamps and stencils, sculpt layers, customizing brush settings, on-target sculpting, on-target painting, sculpt brush, steady stroke for straight lines, constraining strokes to curves, painting layer masks, changing brush falloffs, customizing lighting, depth of field, ambient occlusion, image-based lighting, sub-dividing meshes, adding and editing materials, viewing mesh UVs, meshes with multiple UV tiles, importing geometry, exporting maps, interface and work area overview, and additional lessons developed to teach artists the essentials of Mudbox 2009.

Pricing and Availability

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About Digital-Tutors

Digital-Tutors is an innovator and leader in video-based training for emerging digital artists. The award-winning educational solutions developed by the team of educators and industry professionals at Digital-Tutors are currently being used by students, professionals, universities, and production companies from across the globe. Artists from the world's top studios are utilizing Digital-Tutors' training solutions and services to assist in the creation of next generation feature films, commercials, video games, visual effects, and emerging media. Digital-Tutors maintains strategic relationships and partnerships with Autodesk, Softimage, Pixar, Next Limit, Side Effects, Pixologic, and Adobe in the development of the software and education materials. Learn more at (

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