look development

Adobe releases Substance 3D Sampler 4.3

Material authoring and 3D capture tool gets new Texture Generators to add procedural noise to materials. Perpetual licenses discontinued.

Friday, January 26th, 2024

Discover the key features of Houdini 20

Read our run-down of the key changes in the largest ever update to Houdini, from character animation to rendering and machine learning.

Thursday, November 9th, 2023

ASWF, Adobe, Autodesk launch OpenPBR

Now publicly released: new sub-project of MaterialX will let artists transfer materials seamlessly between Adobe and Autodesk apps.

Monday, November 6th, 2023

Foundry releases Katana 7.0

Heavyweight lighting and look dev software gets new Native USD framework to power up USD workflows. Live Rendering now 'up to twice as fast'.

Wednesday, November 1st, 2023

Sneak peek: Houdini 20

See the new features due in the next major version of Houdini, including updates to animation and simulation and the Karma renderer.

Thursday, October 19th, 2023