We have tested for you: Corona 4 for 3ds Max and C4D

Caustics at last! Even though Corona made it possible for artists to create among the most beautiful images of the past few years, caustics were missing for certain views. Reflective and refractive caustics are calculated but also, more difficult for pathtracer, at the bottom of a pool (caustics seen through…

Expert's words: Nicolas Caplat, CG Supervisor and 3D graphic designer

Nicolas Caplat has a 20 years experience in the 3D world and first started as a freelancer for the luxury, cosmetics, events or archviz industries, among others. 3ds Max expert, Primary Certified Instructor on Corona, he has driven for 5 years the 3D department of Intangibles Assets Design, a…

We have tested for you: 7 plugins for 3ds Max which will increase your productivity

Spring is coming... so it's the perfect time for a good spring clean on my computer! So I decided to sort my 3ds Max plugins. So which ones should I keep? There are the ones I have no doubt about: Forest Pack and Substance. I don't need to say too…

Expert's words: Pierre Auriac, associate managing director at Néomonde

Pierre Auriac put his creativity to the service of many fields for more than twenty years: advertisement, industry, architecture, cosmetics, music, local communities…. As a co-managing director for Néomonde, he worked for prestigious brands such as L’Oréal or Ariane Espace but also on more ambitious projects for the Principality…

We have tested for you: 3ds Max 2019

What’s new in 3ds Max 2019? The major innovation that has made headlines was the OSL support. What is this? OSL means Open Shading Language, this shading description language has been developed by Sony Pictures Imageworks. It was already implemented in Blender and compatible with Arnold and Vray. Hence,…