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CG News (40 Viewing)
What's the latest happenings in the CG industry? Check it out in this forum.
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CG General Discussion (48 Viewing)
General discussion related to computer graphics and the CG industry. No off topic threads please.
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CGJobs (1 Viewing)
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Courses and Schools (5 Viewing)
Post questions about which schools to attend, courses to take, your education experiences and recommendations.
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Q&A Sessions Forum
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For all local CGS Chapter discussions, setup requests, etc.
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Showcase Gallery
A general showcase of digital art from our community
CG Choice Gallery: 3D (16 Viewing)
The best of CGSociety - 3D stills
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The best of CGSociety - 2D images
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Editor's Showcase - 3D (13 Viewing)
The finest picks from the latest submitted 3D work, selected by the gallery team.
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Editor's Showcase - 2D (10 Viewing)
The finest picks from the latest submitted 2D work, selected by the gallery team.
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Latest Work - 3D (6 Viewing)
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Latest Work - 2D (9 Viewing)
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Post and view finished animation or visual effects work including short films, commercials and reels.
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Work in Progress and Critique
Forums for artists seeking critique on current works in progress.
Critique 3D works in progress.
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Critique 2D works in progress.
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Critique work in progress animation including short films, character animation and visual effects sequences.
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Interested in assembling a team of artists for non-paying projects? Then this is the place.
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Not for the faint of heart. Use this forum for professional, honest and focused critiques. 2D and 3D WIPs and reels may be posted here.
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Mini Challenges
Community run events to help practice your skills
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by OkDraw
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For daily sketch sessions
by Sazem
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FXWARS Forum (4 Viewing)
For Monthly VFX Micro Challenges
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For mini-modelling sessions and challenges.
by Elfo
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For animation sessions and mini-challenges
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Lighting Challenges (5 Viewing)
Lighting challenges sessions hosted by Jeremy Birn
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Current contest - Mari
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  Past Mini Challenges (Archives)
CG Challenges
For the official CGSociety Challenges with big prizes up for grabs
22 July 2014 - 22 September 2014
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  Past Challenges (Archives)
Events
10 - 14 August 2014 (Vancouver, CANADA)
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14 - 17 October 2014 (Torinolncontra, Turin, ITALY)
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03 - 06 December, 2014 (Shenzhen, CHINA)
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  Past Events (Archives)
General Techniques
Forum dedicated to the study of artistic anatomy and figurative drawing, painting, and 3D
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Modeling (7 Viewing)
General discussion on 3D modeling.
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General discussion on texturing, surfacing, materials and shaders.
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Character Rigging (3 Viewing)
General discussion on 3D character rigging and skinning for animation.
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Art techniques, tutorials, theories, art history, inspirations, influences, and legal issues relevant to artists
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Animation (2 Viewing)
General discussion on computer animation.
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Lighting and Shaders (3 Viewing)
General discussion on lighting and shaders.
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Forum for digital matte creation and techniques
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General discussion on compositing and editing techniques.
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Software Specific Forums
Application specific discussion for users of Adobe Photoshop and Corel Painter.
by Meurer
09-09-2014 03:33 PM Go to last post
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Autodesk 3ds max (64 Viewing)
Application specific discussion for users of Autodesk 3ds max (www.autodesk.com).
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Autodesk Maya (116 Viewing)
Application specific discussion for users of Autodesk Maya (www.autodesk.com).
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Application specific discussion for users of Autodesk MotionBuilder animation software (www.autodesk.com).
by Tamart
09-13-2014 02:25 PM Go to last post
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Autodesk Mudbox (2 Viewing)
Application specific discussion for users of Autodesk's Mudbox sculpting software (www.mudbox3d.com).
by methodj
09-14-2014 03:58 PM Go to last post
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Maxon Cinema 4D (49 Viewing)
Application specific discussion for users of Maxon Cinema 4D (www.maxon.net).
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Autodesk Softimage (1 Viewing)
Application specific discussion for users of SOFTIMAGE|XSI (www.softimage.com).
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NewTek Lightwave 3D (1 Viewing)
Application specific discussion for users of NewTek LightWave 3D (www.newtek.com).
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Blender (5 Viewing)
Application specific discussion for users of Blender (www.blender3d.org).
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Pixologic ZBrush (10 Viewing)
Application specific discussion for users of Pixologic ZBrush modeling software (www.pixologic.com).
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Side Effects Houdini (1 Viewing)
Application specific discussion for users of Side Effects Software Houdini (www.sidefx.com).
by Tyfx567
09-15-2014 12:33 AM Go to last post
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The Foundry Modo (3 Viewing)
Application specific discussion for users of The Foundry's Modo modeling software (www.thefoundry.co.uk).
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Application specific discussion for users of E-on Software Vue natural 3D software (www.e-onsoftware.com).
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Compositing Software (8 Viewing)
Umbrella forum for our Nuke, After Effects, Digital Fusion and Autodesk compositing software forums.
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Development and Hardware
General forum for computer graphics programming and development. Topics include: C, C++, Cg, Renderman.
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Discussion on computer hardware, operating systems and technical issues.
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