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Pluralsight video course: Creating a character from scratch in Maya

Get this free 1.5-hour video course from Pluralsight

Get this free 1.5-hour video course from Pluralsight

Characters are a critical part of any movie or games pipeline and are a really popular area of study for artists. In this easy-to-follow guide from Justin Marshall at Pluralsight, you'll learn how to create characters in Maya, covering areas such as modelling with deformers and adding detail for smoothing and accessories. 

By the end this one-and-a-half-hour course, you’ll know
 how to create a character in Maya. 

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Artist Showcase

This month's showcase includes this gorgeous cityscape

This month's showcase includes this gorgeous cityscape

Download extra images, art and step-by-step tutorials for this issue's reader showcase projects.

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Tutorial: Upgrade your sci-fi concepts

Create the character of Major from Ghost in the Shell

Create the character of Major from Ghost in the Shell

Dan Roarty shares his process for modelling the main character from the film Ghost in the Shell. Download his step-by-step images and videos to get closer to his workflow.

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Tutorial: Learn how to sculpt from concept art

How to recreate a complex character in ZBrush

How to recreate a complex character in ZBrush

Follow Arik Newman's process for recreating this croc pirate character from concept art. 

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Tutorial: Texturing a high-poly vehicle

Follow Matthias Develtere's guide to texture an armoured vehicle

Follow Matthias Develtere's guide to texture an armoured vehicle

Texture like a pro with Matthias Develtere's workflow. Download his images and watch the video to follow the settings.

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Tutorial: Master creature sculpting

Create this stunning ibex in just one hour

Create this stunning ibex in just one hour

Find out how to create this stunning ibex character in just one hour with Krystal Sae Eua's ZBrush workflow.

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Artist Q&A: CG art problems solved

Our CG artists solve your problems

Our CG artists solve your problems

This month our team of artists explain how to model organic shapes, eliminate seams and make stylised props in 3D, plus an extra 10-step guide to creating a hot metal effect. Download the video tips and files to follow these tutorials.

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Ian Dean
Ian Dean

Ian Dean is Digital Arts & Design Editor at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut, SFX, and assisted on The Idler. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his love to bring the latest news on NFTs, video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Corel Painter, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.