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saranine
08-27-2013, 11:44 PM
What are some good books on 3D technique?

A few days ago I found at the library "stop staring, facial modeling and animation done right" by Jason Osipa.

It takes a software-agnostic approach to modelling human faces. Looks interesting. It even goes into specific parts of faces such as lips, eyebrows etc.

nickdigital
08-28-2013, 12:12 AM
William Vaughn's book about modeling is a good resource.

MSherak
08-28-2013, 12:41 PM
This should be the bible for digital artists (3D and Photograph) for lighting, color and rendering understandings.

http://www.hdrlabs.com/book/index.html

hazmat777
08-28-2013, 01:39 PM
This is an incredible overview of the whole process of making a short animation (or feature).

http://www.amazon.com/Inspired-3D-Short-Film-Production/dp/1592001173/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1377718598&sr=8-3&keywords=short+film+animation

ShadowMystic
08-28-2013, 03:46 PM
William Vaughn's book about modeling is a good resource.

Quoting for agreement.

There should be a sticky thread on this. This question has been asked a hundred times, no offense OP. I'd blame you for not using the search if it was functional.

saranine
08-28-2013, 07:11 PM
Some questions are so good that they should be asked 10000 times lol.

That should have been a Confucius saying.

Waves of light
08-29-2013, 04:29 AM
William Vaughn's book about modeling is a good resource.

You cannot go wrong with this book. William shows you the techniques, without being too software specific, so you can adapt to most 3d packages.

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