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Top 10 tutorials from July to September 2018

Check out the most popular of our tutorials and making ofs from July to October this year, from speed-paints to fanart to arch-viz interiors…

Introduction

If you've just finished your latest project and need to get your teeth into something new, or you've been searching around for your next magic hit of inspiration, look no further than the top viewed tutorials on 3dtotal from the last 3 months. Featuring arch-viz, sci-fi, and fanart characters, take a look and learn something new.

1. Speed-paint a Sci-fi Rover on Mars

Created by Amir Zand, in this tutorial he demonstrates how to create your own brush set, testing it and finally creating a fast phase 35-minute speed-painting about Mars with some tips along the way. Image is created in Photoshop, plus he talks about the benefits of speed painting in general, with a little surprise at the end of the tutorial.

2. Create a Centurion in ZBrush & 3ds Max

Marcelo Pinheiro shows us his project which was made during Marcelo’s mentorship with Rafael Grassetti and Glauco Longhi in the Forge Club.

3. Sculpt & texture a Demon Bust in ZBrush

Spanish 3D artist and modeler Fran Alonso takes us through the process for his demon bust, created with ZBrush, Maya, Mari, and other software...

4. Create a Real-Time Game Character

Character artist William Paré-Jobin breaks down his 3ds Max and ZBrush process for creating a Witcher-inspired real-time game character...

5. Speed-paint a Rocky Outcrop

Amir Zand takes us through his speed painting workflow for creating a rocky outcrop in a sci-fi setting...

6. Paint a Sci-fi port in Photoshop

Marco Espinosa takes us through the process for his abandoned sci-fi port, using Photoshop.

7. Model a Harry Potter - Inspired Character in ZBrush

Senior character modeler Darko Mitev creates a character inspired by his viewing of “Fantastic Beasts and where to find them”…

8. Magneto Fanart in ZBrush and Substance Painter

3D character artist Gabriel Dias Maia shows the ZBrush, Substance Painter, and Marmoset Toolbag workflow behind his Magneto fanart...

9. Create a dark character in ZBrush and 3ds Max

Check out Michael Robson's making-of for his Boris Rogozin concept-inspired dark character "Plague Doctor", created with ZBrush and 3ds Max...

10. Create a historical interior with 3ds Max & Substance Painter

Firas Ma'ayah takes us through the 3ds Max, Substance Painter, and V-Ray process behind his detailed historical interior…