hard surface modeling

Adobe releases Substance 3D Modeler 1.6

VR sculpting tool's new Snake Hook mode makes it possible to create ultra-wiggly organic forms. Check out the other new features here.

Monday, January 15th, 2024

Nick Kallen ships Plasticity 1.4

Lightweight 3D modeling app gets much-requested dimensioning and measurement tools, FBX import, and more Blender-like navigation.

Thursday, December 21st, 2023

Adobe releases Substance 3D Modeler 1.5

Update overhauls the VR sculpting software's surfacing toolset, and adds initial support for PBR materials and image-based lighting.

Wednesday, December 6th, 2023

Nick Kallen ships Plasticity 1.3

Sizeable update to the popular lightweight NURBS modeller adds radial menus, better filleting - and a new live link to Blender.

Monday, October 9th, 2023

Maxon releases Cinema 4D 2024

Check out the new features in the 3D modeling and motion graphics software, including new simulation, normal editing and sculpting tools.

Thursday, September 14th, 2023

Maxon ships Forger 2023.4

iPad sculpting app gets hierarchy system, new Sketch Sculpt brush, support for Area and IES lights. Free for up to three active files.

Sunday, July 23rd, 2023

Maxon ships ZBrush 2023.2

Check out the latest features in the sculpting software, including the new Anchors brush and updates to Spotlight and the Morph brush.

Thursday, July 20th, 2023

Nick Kallen ships Plasticity 1.2

Major update to the popular lightweight NURBS modeller overhauls surfacing workflow. Check out the new features here.

Tuesday, July 18th, 2023