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Faith frederickBeginner w FX- Good software?
by on Apr 24, 2010 at 11:59:47 pm

I am working on my project and there are alot of 3d effects i need to add as well as the toon look very similar to the AFTER EFFECTS toon effect (like in waking life) , & some animation ... I'm not a FX editor or designer and was wondering if anyone knows of an easy 3d software I can use that looks professional and easy to use I have a mac oxs 10.4 other than aftereffetcs maya etc... please keep me posted =) Thank you for ur support

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Damon MumaRe: Beginner w FX- Good software?
by on Apr 25, 2010 at 9:54:00 pm

easy and 3d rarely go together... any 3d program can get quite complicated. Are you animating or just modelling in the 3d software?

Cinema 4D is available on MAC and should do most that you need.
ZBrush is an interesting alternative in that it uses a different method for modelling that might seem a lot more intuitive... treats it more like sculpting.
and Photoshop even has some limited 3D capabilities..
3d modelling isn't generally a particularly simple thing, though.
There is a free 3d program called Daz Studio you could try out.. I have never used it myself so I don't know what you should expect.

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