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by Simon
Sat Feb 24, 2024 12:38 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Painting Models
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Painting Models

There are two options for painting. You can either use the Sculpting Paint Brush and colour the surface by vertex colours, or you can use the Texture Paint Brush and paint onto a 2D texture that is wrapped around your model. Vertex Colour painting is handy as you don't need to setup UV coordinates o...
by Simon
Sat Feb 24, 2024 12:28 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Glass and Metal Materials
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Glass and Metal Materials

Glass (2) can be made using the "Glow" (1) object properties setting and a metallic lightmap (4). Metal just needs the metallic lightmap (4). To load a lightmap right click on the little image (4) and choose an image to use. You should have a few options already loaded when you installed Curvy in yo...
by Simon
Sat Feb 10, 2024 7:27 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Custom Shortcut Keys
Replies: 0
Views: 114

Custom Shortcut Keys

You can now add a Shortcuts.txt file to: C:\Users\YOUR-USERNAME\Documents\Curvy3D\ with content like: REDO Ctrl+Shift+Z TOOL_PAN MMB+RMB TOOL_ORBIT MMB CREATE_LATHE L Note 1) the only Tools you can use with "MMB+RMB" are Orbit and Pan, this just gives you a choice of using a double mouse button pres...
by Simon
Mon Feb 05, 2024 9:54 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Beast
Replies: 1
Views: 293


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Mane is all Brush Strokes. The slab on the left is stretched into all the shapes on the right with tapering and twisting. You can see some of the cross sections on the right.
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by Simon
Fri Jan 19, 2024 1:52 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Female Head -Free CC0 Model
Replies: 0
Views: 1290

Female Head -Free CC0 Model

Free example of a Female Head sculpt in Curvy 3D. CC0 = Use however you like.
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by Simon
Wed Jan 17, 2024 8:32 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Angel
Replies: 0
Views: 1710


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by Simon
Wed Jan 17, 2024 2:21 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Barbarian Woman
Replies: 0
Views: 1514

Barbarian Woman

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by Simon
Sun Jan 14, 2024 7:10 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Bounty Hunter - Complete Character Tutorial
Replies: 0
Views: 1630

Bounty Hunter - Complete Character Tutorial

Bounty Hunter - Curvy 3D Complete Character Tutorial
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Reference picture for proportions:
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by Simon
Sat Jan 13, 2024 2:47 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Bounty Hunter
Replies: 0
Views: 1755

Bounty Hunter

Full tutorial available here:

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by Simon
Fri Jan 12, 2024 3:34 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Fur
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Views: 1674


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The "Shelled" option lets you use a Curvy Map as a displacement map by rendering lots of thin shells of material. Add a Curvy map, and ideally a bumpmap too to use shelled. More examples here: viewtopic.php?f=45&t=4222
by Simon
Wed Jan 10, 2024 12:06 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Curvy 3D 5.1
Replies: 0
Views: 1537

Curvy 3D 5.1

This is a major update bringing Curvy on Steam inline with the ongoing development at More Info and Screenshots Join the discussion on Discord: Curvy 3D Discord Animation You can now make animation sequences in Curvy, suitable for making game art assets. You can render image sequence...
by Simon
Tue Jan 09, 2024 7:32 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Sketching Armor in Curvy 3D
Replies: 0
Views: 1556

Sketching Armor in Curvy 3D

This tutorial shows how you can quickly draw parts of this scifi armor design with techinques that be handy for your own sculpts. This video covers a Slab and Fit to Surface technique as well as a Lathe and Trim Surface trick. Also a couple of quick cloth sketching methods.
by Simon
Tue Jan 09, 2024 10:06 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Scythe
Replies: 0
Views: 2025


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by Simon
Sun Jan 07, 2024 3:56 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Scifi Man
Replies: 0
Views: 2436

Scifi Man

SF.jpg SF2.jpg The slightly darker lids (to fake lashes) are separate objects. This is very helpful during modelling as I needed to adjust the angle and tilt of the lower lid to match my reference... sommething that is trivial with a detached lid that would be a pain with sculpted lids. Eye.jpg A n...
by Simon
Sat Jan 06, 2024 2:36 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Dragon
Replies: 0
Views: 2433


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