HiveWire 3D Community

  1. Connect & Share

    A relaxed place to hang out and share the passion for 3D. Take a stroll in the meadow, connect with friends, enjoy product previews and other sweet treats, join in on the render celebrations for completed projects and so much more!

    1. The Meadow

      Buzz on in and say hello, introduce yourself, meet other Hive members and start or join a conversation in The Meadow.

      This is a general topic forum for welcoming new members, celebrating life events and to share our experiences and observations as we journey together.

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      Latest: Members Mugs (Mugshots) quietrob, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:19 AM
    2. Show Me The Honey

      A place for our HiveWire 3D family artists and technicians to gather and share the sweetness of creating. Projects posted here are those that will be offered for sale at the Hive. Share your WIP and your product release announcement threads here.

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      Latest: Giraffe? From Harry? Harimau, Jul 16, 2018 at 2:42 AM
    3. It's About the Art!

      If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. - Vincent Van Gogh


      Got a great render? Share it here! Create your own thread or join in on the fun in an existing thread.
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      Latest: Show Us Your HiveWire Big Cat Renders Here! skylab, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:46 AM
  2. Learn & Practice

    Ready to roll up your sleeves and create? This is a more focused area to share about issues related to creating in 3D. Several software packages are included as well as areas for discussions that are specifically related to the HiveWire 3D figure family.

    1. 3D Content Development

      Create or join in on discussions related to developing 3D content and discuss the more technical aspects of creating add-on products for the HiveWire 3D family in figure-specific sub-forums

      Latest: How to save a size morph Dakorillon (IMArts), Jul 15, 2018 at 12:10 AM
    2. Using 3D Software

      Share, discuss, learn and practice in your favorite software. Post here for questions and issues related to using 3D content in your software of choice. There are specific forums for Poser, DAZ Studio, Blender, Zbrush and more!

      Latest: Learning Poser Python... Ken1171, Jul 12, 2018 at 8:07 PM
    3. Understanding Animation

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      Latest: Audio Resources for Animators KageRyu, Jun 16, 2018
  3. Render & Celebrate

    The perfect place to practice composition, lighting and rendering for fun or to prepare for specific contests where you can win great prizes. Join or create a render challenge and share your results here.

    1. The Sandbox

      Express yourself! Blog or post about your activities, thoughts, creative experiments, be it concepts, sketches, rough drafts or finished works of 3D/2D art, photography or writing.

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      Latest: Mischief and other things Pendraia, Jul 12, 2018 at 7:15 PM
    2. Render Challenges

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    3. Official HiveWire 3D Contests

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      Latest: 12th Annual Open Rendering Season Contest 2018 Miss B, Jul 15, 2018 at 11:07 AM
  4. Resources & Freebies

    Everybody loves freebies! Share your freebie WIPs and links or upload files to the Resources section of the forum which will automatically create a thread here.
    1. Resource Discussions

      Files uploaded to the Resources section of the forum will automatically create discussion threads here.

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      Latest: Dawn Vintage d-force dresses mininessie, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:39 AM
    2. Freebie Chat

      General discussion for freebie creators.
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      Latest: SKYLAB CHAT Charles West, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:51 AM
    3. Freebie Links

      Share links to freebies on other sites here.

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      Latest: Japanese Freebies/Websites Alisa, Jul 14, 2018 at 8:47 AM
  5. FAQ, Product Updates & Contact Information

    Check out the FAQ for information on tools and features of the forum, stay informed about product updates or contact us directly.

    1. Product Updates

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      Latest: Product Updates - Main Notification Alisa, Jul 11, 2018 at 3:32 PM
    2. Questions, Feedback & Contact

      A place where members and customers can ask general questions and/or alert staff to issues with the web site or with product downloads.
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      Latest: HW Dog issues Dan30, Jul 12, 2018 at 5:01 AM