Allegorithmic released its latest version of both Substance Painter and Designer, making a great thing even greater. I like to say they’ve taken the industry by terday. In fact, they’ve been around, digging in a seri their current users — and the users that want to be dustry). All of the advances, however, are meant to make better tools for all who use them. I’ll start here with Substance Painter, even though it has inherited some of the tech from Designer.
First and foremost, Substance Painter has gone user base is frequently working on tablets, the devel to work. Artists don’t like to have their limited work that, we now have a malleable interface that is com brush, tool, etc. You can still scroll down through ev erything, but the buttons will take you directly to that section that you want to modify. I can certainly think of some other software that could take this as a hint. I interface feels.
functionality, which Substance Painter does. Here is a ed through menus anymore — you can click in the your current texture set. Painting across UV sets used to cause some seams, which is now mitigated with tions together without having to change them in every great!) There is also a new tiling tool to generate tiled Designer review.
Substance Designer didn’t necessarily have the overhaul that Painter did, but that’s understandable. brushes that artists then use in Painter to make art. There aren’t a lot of folks building Substances on their wasn’t forefront. However, underneath the UI, a broad well as cache and memory utilization. You should wit
A very mouth for ever since the software came out. It is not fully formed, and the functionality hasn’t quite migrat sets and Designer will recognize it and double check if you want to be in that mode. You can then do your check to make sure they are feelin’ right. In the view Your Substances can affect either all of the UDIMs, or
Some new tools that did migrate over to Painter cross over unmatched UDIMs, you can use a combina
curved monitor, and while I love it to death, we are
key. And without going into the color science of every menu along with some custom slots if you are work ing outside of the mainstream. The monitor has been with any number of hardware calibrators, including
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at that resolution, some things can look miniscule. But is essential.
But enough about all that technical stuff. The mon itor is lightweight, sleek, and looks good on your desk. lighting in the room and driving the backlight to ad PIP from different sources — in case you want to
Language —or OSL shaders for those in the know.
ily, and can be used in both Maya and Max. This lan engines.
OSL shaders for us to use right away. A veritable cornu of random dots), checkerboard, Mandelbrot, a few nois es, etc., but also a slew of utility tools to analyze value
to use. In addition, for each shader, you can dive into shaders together. You have access to the code, can modify it, save to a new shader, or even have the new
To be clear, shading languages are nothing new. Pixar’s RenderMan has been driven by its own lan cent because all of our shaders for each render engine of designing shaders, and its accessibility will have a that Autodesk has seamlessly integrated the language
thinkingParticles for their subscribers earlier this year, thinkingParticles into such a small box, because doing
Degrees to Radians and vice versa —and calculating
One critical addition is an Initial State which allows
is highly controllable and contained within the one ble and has better interactivity with Rigid bodies that you make have the in the simulation.
through a collection of different forces, which quickly cles with forces with a volume. The difference is that with APF, you don’t have to leave the ecosystem of thinkingParticles. Also, the more integrated the work from the fact that it’s a bit intimidating to dive in to build a thize.
One of the big hits of the last few years, the broadcast series My Hero Academia drama. In addition to the three seasons of the broadcast series and an OAV, a theatrical fea
Academia is set in an alternate universe from charging into dangerous situations if he
can effectively har ness it.
tigious school known for training elite su behind his classmates in his ability to ma but his years of studi have taught him how nent’s strengths and weaknesses — and counter strategy. Deku’s modesty, sin affection of many of his naturally gifted class mates.
The second season of the shows begins with a tournament in the best / Yu Yu Hakusho and fun to watch. The team events show Deku ables her to negate gravity, and the
The gifted but arrogant tures. Many of the students dismiss him as a bully.
Deku has a much more interesting frenemy in Sho ga), the son of Endeavor deavor’s hatred for All Might has become an ob session. He raised his son to defeat All Might viewer sees how Endeavor mistreated his wife and bullied his son to achieve his goal. Shoto that recalls Frozone’s in The Incredibles, which he inherited from his mother. He would rather trols — which came from his overbearing fa ther.
winning the tournament. He works to con come the strongest version of himself he can. He may beat them in a match, but he’d never security.
As the tournament nears its conclusion, the Deku gained enough control over his All for age enemy?