3d links

Yes, there are already scores of websites describing all the 3D links you need on the Internet, but still, I wanted to make my own list. The sites herein are the ones that are in my bookmarks, the ones that I visit regularily, the ones that have interesting resources you won't find anywhere else, or simply websites I visit when I am in need of inspiration.

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Quixel Megascans

A resource for stunningly realistic materials and objects, made from high res scans.


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HDRI Haven

A selection of quality HDRI maps at very high resolution and reasonable prices.


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Luc Bianco

Luc Bianco's Terragen website is back with his always stunning images, now done with V4.


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World Creator

World Creator is the new incarnation of Geocontrol 2 software. Its new website shows the possibilities of their GPU powered landscape generator.


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CG-Source

An original 3d model collection. Models are made from ultra high quality 3d scans


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HiveWire 3d

A good resource for Poser models at every price. Some interesting and original animals and less lingerie and girly stuff that at Renderosity or DAZ 3d


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C4D Cafe

C4D Cafe is the definitive resource for Cinema 4d tutorials and plugin utilities


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Markus Vogt

Markus is a german digital artist who excells in making science fiction images of technical futuristic environments as well as more abstract pictures.


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Yann Souetre

A gallery of stunning Sci-Fi computer graphics art.


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CGTrader

A very large 3d model bank with hundreds of thousands of items at every price. Also a nice series of free samples. Every model is available in several different formats.


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Digital Wasteland

David Lloyd is a gifted Bryce user and modeller that makes stunning medieval scenes involving dozens and sometimes hundreds of Poser characters. He explains how he made some of his images in a series of tutorials.


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Didier Florentz

A great 3d illustrator working with the press. His first websites were impressive mixes of Flash and Poser characters rendered in 3ds Max. Taking a look at his website, I just realized he was also a very experienced nature photographer, one of the few capable of getting nice photos of the elusive european wildcat.