3D models

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Free 3D coffee grinder

Grab this cool model for free over at turbosquid

  • Made by Turbosquid user PlastyForma
  • Created in 3ds Max 8, has V-Ray materials


Thursday, August 7, 2014

Free Terminator 3D models

Great T-800 Bust model available from TurboSquid member MarcuSCatu89 available here

Full terminator model by TurboSquid member mmarti available here

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Vray 3.0 for 3DS Max full pricelist

V-Ray 3.0 now supports 3ds Max 2015. This is how much it will cost you:

Free vuvuzela model

Thursday, December 31, 2009

V-Ray for 3ds Max - 1.5 SP4a official released

V-Ray/Max - 1.5 SP4a official is released, get it here

Modified features:
(*) Added support for projection mapping when doing texture baking;
(*) Added an option to link the V-Ray VFB to PDPlayer;

Bug fixes:
(*) Fixed some licensing issues;
(*) Turning off "Affect specular" for a dome light made it invisible to reflections as well;
(*) Fixed a crash when importing a particular .vrmesh file;
(*) Fixed crash with VRayFastSSS2 material with VRayDirt map and a standard light with VRayShadowMap;
(*) The "prepass samples" option in the motion blur rollout did not work;
(*) Fixed stuck buckets with VRayEnvironmentFog and mesh gizmos;
(*) Fixed issues with VRayEnvironmentFog and mesh gizmos with modifiers;
(*) User could not remove gizmos/lights from VRayEnvironmentFog;
(*) ParticleFlow instancing did not render all mapping channels of original mesh;
(*) Fixed crash with VFB region render when region is outside of image;
(*) Turned off by default the option to save the DR servers to the scene (caused slowdown on scene save if servers are offline);

Thursday, October 29, 2009

V-Ray 1.5 Service Pack 4 available for download

It's a free upgrade to all current V-Ray customers - get it here: http://www.chaosgroup.com/en/2/downloads.html

From the Chaosgroup site:

Modified features:
  • Improved multithreading on multi-core machines;
  • Ability to specify gizmo falloff for VRayEnvironmentFog;
  • Ability to use arbitrary meshes as gizmos for VRayEnvironmentFog;
  • Option to exclude the background from VRayEnvironmentFog;
  • Added CIE sky models to the VRaySun and VRaySky;
  • It is now possible to submit DR servers list for DR through backburner;
  • Added option to not use area speculars in the VRayIES light;
  • Added Kelvin temperature settings for the color of VRayLights;
  • VFB history is now turned off when 3ds Max is in slave mode;
  • Output .vrimg and split channel paths are listed in the Asset Tracker;
  • GI cache files (irradiance maps, light cache etc) are listed in the Asset Tracker.

Bug fixes:
  • DR fails with large .max files;
  • Crash with Remove button for gizmos and lights in VRayEnvironmentFog;
  • Crash with Hair&Fur in 3ds Max Design 2010;
  • Issue with Arch&Design materials in multi/sub-object material;
  • It should not be possible to export already created VRayProxy objects as .vrmesh files;
  •  Fixed invalid colors with texture-mapped lights when the texture contains black areas;
  •  Fixed occasional license errors with codes (-209), (-9) and (1000) on slow networks
  •  Fixed a crash when using a combination of VRayLightMtl materials and VrayDirt with "Work with  transparency" enabled;
  • Cloning the V-Ray renderer did not clone the override material exclusion list;
  • Fixed problems with velocity channel and objects close to the camera;
  • VRayToon was black on directly visible dome lights;
  • Fixed issue with VRayToon and opacity mapped objects;
  • Fixed a problem with hilights in VRayFastSSS2 material;
  • Fixed different buckets with interpolated glossy reflections and DR;
  • Multi-matte render element did not work with VRaySphereFade;
  • Fixed crash with DR in specific cases;
  • The MaxScript for exporting .vrscene files now exports "RGB Multiply", "RGB Tint", "ColorCorrect"  and  "ColorCorrection" textures;
New Feature:
  • An added new feature in V-Ray 1.50 SP4 is V-Ray Ambient Light.
  • Works with Autodesk® 3ds Max® 8, Autodesk® 3ds Max® 9, Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2008, 3ds Max® 2009, Autodesk® 3ds Max Design 2009, Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2010, Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design 2010.
  • 32 Bit and 64 Bit versions are available

VRay-SP4 CIE Clear sky model test from Chris Jackson on Vimeo.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

KickBoxer 3D motorcycle concept

Ian McElroy taught himself how to use Solidworks CAD Design Software just so that he could create this awesome KickBoxer motorcycle concept.

Engine: stock Subaru WRX (Yes, that's a kickass flat 4 boxer car engine!)
Turbo: stock IHI
Wheels: 5Ziggen
Wheelbase: 56.5"
Rake: 20 degrees
Right angle gearbox: from a Mitsubishi awd car
Transmission: Baker Torquebox
Belt drive: BDL
Front hub: rear hub, 1980's GM car
Rear axle: modified Datsun 280Z stub axle
Rear shock: aftermarket Buell type pull shock

More rendered goodness here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/qmoto/sets/72157622516318731/

More random 3d stuff I've made and rendered