Keywords: TechArt, Tools & Plugins Collections for Art Making

Comprehensive

Procedural Content Creation Tools for Film, TV and Gamedev
https://www.sidefx.com/

USD(Universal Scene Description)
https://graphics.pixar.com/usd/docs/index.html

Smart tools for VFX and 3D artists
https://www.keentools.io/

Clarisse has been designed to streamline the workflow of CG artists to let them work and constantly interact on their final image with full effects on. Clarisse, is specialized in the creation of and assembly of immense environments, look development, lighting and rendering. Discover now the Clarisse you want to use.
https://www.isotropix.com/products
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCQhnVl-xrI

Maya & 3DMax

FumeFX
https://www.afterworks.com/FumeFXMaya.asp

umeFX to UE4 Tutorial: Smoke/Grenade effect using flipbooks.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKbgMxLiRJM

HairStrips Creator V1.0 for Maya
https://gumroad.com/l/HairStripsCreatorMaya

Animation

Cascadeur: Physics-Based Character Animation
https://80.lv/articles/cascadeur-physics-based-character-animation/

The artist’s software for animation drawing and painting.
https://www.clipstudio.net

akeytsu
https://www.unrealengine.com/marketplace/en-US/slug/akeytsu

Depth-Aware Video Frame Interpolation (CVPR 2019)
https://github.com/baowenbo/DAIN
https://grisk.itch.io/dain-app

Motion Capture

Xsens MVN Animate: Motion Capture Software Overview
https://80.lv/articles/xsens-mvn-animate-motion-capture-software-overview/

Photoshop

3D Map Generator - Atlas - From Heightmap to real 3D map
https://graphicriver.net/item/3d-map-generator-atlas-from-heightmap-to-real-3d-map/22277498

Perspective Tools v2 (from Photoshop CS6 to the newest)
https://gumroad.com/l/MESl

Painting

The artist’s software for animation drawing and painting.
https://www.clipstudio.net

3D Painting

ArmorPaint is a software for 3D PBR texture painting
https://github.com/armory3d/armorpaint

“Bring your paintings to animated life.”
https://ebsynth.com/

VFX

B3D Plugin: ClothFX v4
https://gumroad.com/l/iHFuk

REAL-TIME VOLUMETRIC FLUID SIMULATIONS FOR GAMES AND FILM
https://jangafx.com/software/embergen/

REAL-TIME PROCEDURAL VECTOR FIELD GENERATION
https://jangafx.com/software/vectoraygen/

Physical VFX authoring tool for Unity using the Leap Motion
https://github.com/imgspc/VFX-Theremin

After Effects

PixelsWorld is a creative coding plugin for After Effects plugin where you can run Processing-like code to build anything your mind desires.
https://aescripts.com/pixelsworld/

Terrain & Landscape

Hydraulic Erosion
https://sebastian.itch.io/hydraulic-erosion

Generate, design, blend, mix, paint & sculpt, erode and simulate in real-time.
https://www.world-creator.com/

UI

Build Your Ajax Loading Icons with SVG / CSS / GIF / APNG !
https://loading.io/

iconfinder
https://www.iconfinder.com

Textures

Texture Convert (Normal, Height)

Normalizer is a simple but powerful tool for texture manipulation and conversion, available for free!
https://beta.friendlyshade.com/normalizer

UV Tools

TexTools is a UV and Texture tool set for 3dsMax created several years ago. This open repository will port in time several of the UV tools to Blender in python.
https://github.com/SavMartin/TexTools-Blender

Materials

Ultimate Trim Generator: Substance Designer/Painter
https://gumroad.com/l/ByFF

Mesh

GreebleFX: Non-destructive Greeble Generator
https://blendermarket.com/products/greeblefx-non-destructive-greeble-generator

Sprite

SpriteStack
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1106180/SpriteStack/

Blogs

https://halisavakis.com/category/technically-art/

http://www.creativewithjaakko.com/

Thomas Kole
http://thomaskole.nl/blog/

Cloud

StratusCore is a platform that gives you instant access to digital content creation tools and software in the cloud that are available for free trial or for rent by the hour.
https://www.stratuscore.com/

Tutorials

Collections of Tutorials

High End CG Workshops
https://rebelway.net/

Animation Tutorials

The Animation of Guilty Gear Xrd & Dragon Ball FighterZ - New Frame Plus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZsboyfs-L4

Lighting Tutorials

Fundamentals of Arnold for Maya
https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/arnold-maya-fundamentals

General Pipeline and Lighting Study: Video Games vs. VFX Commercial
https://80.lv/articles/general-pipeline-and-lighting-study-video-games-vs-vfx-commercial/

VFX Tutorials

(Blender) Realtime Procedural Knitting Effect (V1 and V2)
https://gumroad.com/l/xKlNI

UE4 Tech Art Tutorials

Tech Art with Chris Murphy | Live from HQ | Inside Unreal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqatEfc5w5I

The Visual Technology of Gears 5 | Unreal Dev Days 2019 | Unreal Engine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KL3rSV-IJ20

Hair & Fur Tutorials

《XGEN毛发宝典》-黄惠峰次世代与影视写实毛发系统教学
https://www.yiihuu.com/a_6622.html

Realistic CG Eye Tutorials

Making a Realistic CG Eye in Maya and V-Ray
https://80.lv/articles/making-a-realistic-cg-eye-in-maya-and-v-ray/

AAA Rocks Tutorials

AAA Rocks for Games - RGB Masked Workflow Tutorial
https://gumroad.com/l/bqPMS

Tutorials for Landscape & Scene

Mixer(Megascan) in Landscape Tutorials

Create a Post-Apocalyptic Road in UE4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJuiSERx_AI
Post-Apocalyptic Road in UE4 - Extended Breakdown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u8NDB_a5V0

Cyberpunk Street in UE4 - Extended Breakdown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVyXGmgb9lk

Create Silent Hill in UE4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuu0tfLl94Q

Forest Road in UE4 - Live Breakdown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dr7sKQ2gbNU

Create Halo’s Blood Gulch in UE4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-4VmN18Nkc

Blender in Landscape Tutorials

Procedural Landscapes in Blender 2.80
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrMee2gcS20

Procedural Landscapes in Blender
https://gumroad.com/l/dayla

Brushify in Landscape Tutorials

Brushify Bootcamp - Custom Paint Layers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cewUcdO89J8

Studios

Digital Asset Creation

studio 727
http://www.727.sk/

TechArtist

Tech Artist at Epic Games
https://twitter.com/Vuthric

Founder of http://tuataragames.com, VFX artist, game developer, made @LetThemCome
https://twitter.com/klemen_lozar


英雄之所以是英雄,是他不知道有一个阴谋在他身后。——张锐锋《古战场》