Featured Project

  • At the Movies: Star Trek

    Enterprise Refit Drydock Tour inspired by Star Trek The Motion Picture
    In case you think it’s the wrong starship, please wait until the end. :)
    Created and animated in Carrara, with textures done in Adobe Photoshop, and edited in iMovie.

...more Projects made with CARRARA


  • Carrara – Realism Rendering Training Video (Infinite Skills)

    Jul 25, 2014

    Carrara Realism Rendering

    Carrara – Realism Rendering Training Video

    New tutorial series by Phil Wilkes at Infinite Skills online: http://www.infiniteskills.com/carrara/

    Course Description:

    “…You will start by learning about the render settings in Carrara, then jump into learning how to create realistic lighting. Phil will take you through worked examples, including a vehicle, and the interior and exterior. This video tutorial also takes you through a worked example of a human, including creating the character clothing, skin, eyes, and hair, and rendering the final character…” Continue reading →

  • Carrara Challenge X “Past hopes and present nostalgia”

    Jun 16, 2014

    Carrara Challenge X – Past hopes and present nostalgia

    With Prizes Brought to You by Daz and HowieFarkes

    DAZ has been very generous in encouraging these Carrara Challenges and has offered to support us once a month!
    DAZ is donating:
    1st Place: $100 towards Daz owned items.
    2nd Place: $50 towards Daz owned items.
    3rd Place: $25 towards Daz owned items.

    In addition, two Honorable Mentions will receive a $10 Daz owned item.

    This month’s sponsor is HowieFarkes and winners will also receive items from his store.

    Each artist may submit up to two images by 9pm Mountain Time MT, July 14th, 2014.

    The subject is “Past hopes and present nostalgia”. It’s a two sided theme with a render illustrating either the idea people from the past had of our present time and/or what we can be nostalgic of their time.
    Continue reading →

  • OctaneRender 2.0 released

    Jun 10, 2014

    OTOY releases yesterday (Mon Jun 09, 2014) OctaneRender 2.0 and says:

    “The new features in OctaneRender™ 2 include:

    • Displacement mapping – Used to give objects depth and detail, displacement mapping allows the height of points on a surface to be adjusted based on an image value.
    • Object motion blur – The blurring effect that simulates motion of inanimate objects in a rendered scene is supported and can be applied independently of camera movement.
    • Vertex motion blur – The blurring effect associated with geometry deformations, such as movement of a character’s arms or legs.
    • Hair and fur – An optimized hair render primitive is now available to allow rendering of hair or fur while reducing memory usage by 20 times compared to previous processes. OctaneRender™ 2 also simulates the distribution and fluidity of movement of those primitives.
    • Continue reading →

    ...more CARRARA NEWS

Users' Group Community for DAZ 3D's CARRARA