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  1. kobaltkween

    Materialize, a free and open source texture creator

    Materialize is a tool that will help you generate displacement/height, normal, roughness, metallicity, and other maps from a diffuse map. I haven't tried it out yet, but it looks really promising. Here's it's tutorial page. It looks pretty straight-forward. The main drawback it seems to...
  2. Dakorillon (IMArts)

    PD Howler

    Thought I would throw up a thread here for people who have questions and suggestions about Project Dogwaffle Howler (PD Howler) and PD Artist (also, PD Particles). I'm happy to answer, or find the answers for you. There is a 20% (I think) discount on the webinar in January right now (Digital Art...
  3. seachnasaigh

    Silo 2.3.1 (32/64bit, Win/OSX) on sale for $60! (usually $160)

    SmithMicro has the Silo modeling program on sale until May 3rd. Silo