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Just cancel my Adobe plan. DO not want to pay 12€ per month & I already have Affinity Photo & Clip studio which I can use & but have no subscription service.
Since I’m back in school I was able to get student discount. $20 a month for full suite.
 

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Since I’m back in school I was able to get student discount. $20 a month for full suite.
I pay 11,99€ for the Photopackage. Its not super expensive compare to *cough* Autodesk that charged me 25€ for MayaLT. I wanted to consider switch to free Blender (must relearn ) but got auto renew from Autodesk for a year. LOL.
 
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Were you just using photoshop?
Mostly, but I barely need to use it. I prefer most time clip art studio for the paintng part which I do most time. I m too lazy to edit Travel photos.

I purpsoely bought Affinity photo so I can stop pay monthly fee for photoshop. The one advnatage photoshop has over Affinity/CLip art is the art filter, that easily convert photo to painting
 
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Mostly, but I barely need to use it. I prefer most time clip art studio for the paintng part which I do most time. I m too lazy to edit Travel photos.

I purpsoely bought Affinity photo so I can stop pay monthly fee for photoshop. The one advnatage photoshop has over Affinity/CLip art is the art filter, that easily convert photo to painting
Wait, you paid 15 euros, a month for the suite? It’s 50 dollars a month here :(

I guess I gotta finally try clip, I hear tons of good things, I do have procreate but mainly use sketchbook, I think it’s adobe lol
 

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Wait, you paid 15 euros, a month for the suite? It’s 50 dollars a month here :(

I guess I gotta finally try clip, I hear tons of good things, I do have procreate but mainly use sketchbook, I think it’s adobe lol
11,99€ (maybe its 12,99) include photoshop, bridge, Adobe cloud, Lightroom & some other I never bother to have a look.

Maybe the 50€ has some package I do not have like Adobe Premiere or something, Not sure. I do not need Premiere since I can use free Davinci Resolve.

The reason I still use Autodesk Maya LT is I am already very proficient in Maya (even learned the scripting language MEL) & the native file formats are not transferable to Blender unlike aDobe file format which can be read/edit by other software, I have like hundreds of files in MayaLT format of various models I done over the years for my game & more.
 
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11,99€ (maybe its 12,99) include photoshop, bridge, Adobe cloud, Lightroom & some other I never bother to have a look.

Maybe the 50€ has some package I do not have like Adobe Premiere or something, Not sure. I do not need Premiere since I can use free Davinci Resolve.

The reason I still use Autodesk Maya LT is I am already very proficient in Maya (even learned the scripting language MEL) & the native file formats are not transferable to Blender unlike aDobe file format which can be read/edit by other software, I have like hundreds of files in MayaLT format of various models I done over the years for my game & more.
Hmmm, is it perhaps Adobe illustrator (for vector art)? How much is Maya? Did you ever use Max? Or does autodesk own them all, including a 3D CAD program that’s very similar to 3D Studio Max?
 

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Hmmm, is it perhaps Adobe illustrator (for vector art)? How much is Maya? Did you ever use Max? Or does autodesk own them all, including a 3D CAD program that’s very similar to 3D Studio Max?
MAX & Maya are all under Autodesk. They used to be from different company, but Autodesk bought them both. That and mudbox which probably died by now. The

300+ a year I was charged. So about 25€ a month. Not Maya mind you MayaLT, but for my purpose, its enough, but its a sore thumb consider you get FULL version. The full Maya version, I think 5x the sub price. To add insult, its still version 2020, while the full Maya version get 2022...

Blender for FREE. But I learned Maya well before Blender was a thing, from just books from Library. Maybe I will need to spend a week or 2 dedecated time to learn Blender. But since I already paid for 1 year renewal, the motivation is not high, at least until the next renewal.

But Blender seems to be on fire in recent years. It has a proper Scupting tool that Maya do not even have Now. Also Blender recently added CAD tools. Not that it matter since I have Catia (from work), but its massive & give the big boy MAX & Maya more than a run for the money.

The Interesting thing is, Blender would NOT have existed if legecy 3D software are not arbsurdly expensive. Maya full version used to be 5 figures!!!!!
 

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Update on my new project:
Work in progress:

To create the Amazon (from Diablo 2) I have to make the base Chibi body. After that, I add the base hair, base armor & so on. Still need base shoes, base arm guard, base shield, base spear, & Base knee guard.

After all the base part is done, I will transfer the base meshes to Zbrush for detailing to output detail armor, detail shoes etc.
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Update. The base model is done. The next step is to detail in Zbrush
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2 shield options will be made available, Monarch (kite shield) or wonder woman round shield
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Character posed. Some fine-tuning will be done, & made ready for splitting & 3D printing tests. The split points will be the arms at the gauntlets, & the head at the neck. This will be much simpler than my previous Lara Croft.
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It was bought a while ago.
Here is a link to the product on Amazon
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Anyway, here is an update, I am almost to the end of the finishing line. I need to make a turn table video, & prepare the files & documents for upload to 3D printing sites. Do some promotional stuff.
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That looks fantastic, awesome work
 
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Its done. If anyone has interest in figures, minature or Diablo, please help share it, That will help my side business.


Links to download
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https://www.etsy.com/shop/Lindenergames?ref=seller-platform-mcnav
 
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Its done. If anyone has interest in figures, minature or Diablo, please help share it, That will help my side business.


Links to download

You make an ig account for your figures? Maybe make a Facebook one too, make a description in every language you know

Can’t wait to see what’s next 😎
 
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You make an ig account for your figures? Maybe make a Facebook one too, make a description in every language you know

Can’t wait to see what’s next 😎
I have an Instagram account, & facebook under Lindenergames.
 
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One of my most popular videos, & the only one with ads is a tutorial/guide on digital sculpting. SO I decided to do more tutorial/guide. If it doesn't bosst my youtube, at least I may help someone.
Since I am making the outfit for Catwoman, I figure I will share my workflow.

 

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I spent 10 hours on last Sat on this. 2 hours on actual work and 8 hours on making the video.
Going forward, I will record my work so people can maybe more appreciate the amount of work, as well as learn something.

I constantly get dismissals from people thinking all I do is use a generic character template from the Internet & add a few things & change a few colors.
But to be fair, its also flattering, as they think the level of detail on what I made is beyond created of from the ground up.

This is my longest video ever. The video runs about 21 mins, & I trimmed a lot of fat, & spend up many parts. But core details need to be in. Its a balancing game.
This is a fairly comprehensive guide, not a 3 mins how to video. Let see how well it do. As usual, liking the video wil help me a lot to grow.

I am starting to have ads on my videos, which is a good size, but I need to hit 1000 subs before consideration for monetisation & I am a long way to go.

In any case, I would super appreciate if anyone can critique my videos & how to improve them.
 
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Overall design is done, need the whip still & some fine tuning & I will move to next phase of posing.
I am pondering a few poses.

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I spent 10 hours on last Sat on this. 2 hours on actual work and 8 hours on making the video.
Going forward, I will record my work so people can maybe more appreciate the amount of work, as well as learn something.

I constantly get dismissals from people thinking all I do is use a generic character template from the Internet & add a few things & change a few colors.
But to be fair, its also flattering, as they think the level of detail on what I made is beyond created of from the ground up.

This is my longest video ever. The video runs about 21 mins, & I trimmed a lot of fat, & spend up many parts. But core details need to be in. Its a balancing game.
This is a fairly comprehensive guide, not a 3 mins how to video. Let see how well it do. As usual, liking the video wil help me a lot to grow.

I am starting to have ads on my videos, which is a good size, but I need to hit 1000 subs before consideration for monetisation & I am a long way to go.

In any case, I would super appreciate if anyone can critique my videos & how to improve them.

That’s fantastic, all around.

Are you posting on Reddit or other 3d forums or make an Instagram for it?
 
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