REVIEW: Graphics Cards for Creators
by Peter Sheerin
There are graphics cards for work and graphics cards for play(back), but when it comes to serious modeling the big iron is what helps you make that deadline. We test the best from 3Dlabs, Diamond Multimedia, and ELSA.
THE ARTIST'S CANVAS: The True Color of Things
by Eni Oken
A strong factor in establishing realism is how we approach color choices and saturation. In a computer world, we are offered endless colors displayed on a bright monitor. We tend to imagine that colors present in our reality are far more saturated and bright than they really are.
ONLINE & KICKING: Health, Happiness, and 3D
by Barry Fox
I think we can take Web 3D out of the intensive care unit now. In fact, I think we can all take our healthy baby home and give its rosy cheeks a good little pinch. Although things have been dicey in the Web 3D industry, and we're still not living in The Matrix, there's now enough 3D on the Internet to allow us to look at more than just the latest player plug-in.
COMMUNITY CORNER: Eye of the Hurricane
by Abby Albrecht
- The chat forum is there for you. You can even talk with columnists such as Eni Oken.
- Spencer Lindsay speaks out in the Artist Spotlight.
- The art work changes, but the energy's just the same. Open Gallery.