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Linda Feltner <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 19 Sep 2006 12:29:44 -0700
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Beautiful work, Chuck,
Welcome to the group!
Linda M. Feltner Studio, LLC.
P.O. Box 325
Hereford, AZ 85615
(520) 803-0538
On Sep 19, 2006, at 12:21 PM, Chuck Carter wrote:

> Thanks David! Good to be here!
> I'm using Lightwave as my primary render package (Though I am checking 
> out Luxology's Modo to replace it for still images) and then usually 
> take the renders into Photoshop for touch-up and adding any additional 
> details as well as to make the images appear less computer generated.
> I use DEMs and and sometimes create my own by combining elements from 
> multiple sources and bring those into VUE or Bryce. I use zBrush to 
> increase the details and paint the geometry onto a base object... 
> sometimes using zBrush to create the whole graphic. I really try 
> to simplify the process as much as possible - but it can seem pretty 
> complex at times but it works and is actually pretty efficient. Also - 
> I use a Wacom Cintiq (a 23 inch flat screen monitor that you actually 
> draw on with a stylus) which has changed the way I work not to mention 
> sped up the time it takes to complete a graphic.
> Again - glad to be here!
> Chuck Carter
> On Sep 18, 2006, at 1:40 PM, [log in to unmask] wrote:
>> Hi Chuck,
>>  It's good to see another artist combining 3D software and science 
>> illustration on the list. Glad you're here! What software do you use?
>>  David Fierstein