Thursday, February 21, 2013

Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

Human ANATOMY:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/jas43/skel/skeletal.htm (photos of the entire skeletal system)
http://www.bartleby.com/107/indexillus.html ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN BODY-Henry Gray 1918
http://fineart.sk/ (Anatomy books an photos.The main attractions are 4 old Andrew Loomis books and an old Anatomy atlas)
http://www.bvh.univ-tours.fr/Con...e=B372615206_47294&mode=1 DE HUMANI CORPORIS FABRICA by ANDREAS VESALIUS 1543-THE FIRST ANATOMY UBERBOOK -This link contains the whole book...IT is in latin, but if you’re not interested in the text or don’t know latin , you can just browse thru it and look at the wonderful anatomy drawings. Here’s an example of the kind of pictures that you will find in Vesalius’s book:
http://www.bvh.univ-tours.fr/B372615206_47294/ecran/CESR_47294_0187.jpg
http://www.artnatomia.net/uk/artnatomy.html
http://www.getbodysmart.com/ap/muscularsystem/menu/menu.html
http://www.rad.washington.edu/atlas/
http://www.michaelmhensley.com/page0006.htm
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmontesi/sets/1499867/
Animal anatomy:
Atlas of Animal Anatomy for Artists by W. Ellenberger.  choose Browse the Veterinary Anatomical Illustrations
http://www.skeletaldrawing.com/ (dinosaurs)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/curiousexpeditions/sets/72157600339587826/ (Mammal skeletons)

Free CG TUTORIALS

http://www.3dtutorials.sk/
http://www.luxology.com/community/tutorials/
http://www.subdivisionmodeling.com/wiki/tiki-index.php
http://www.3dtotal.com/
http://www.antropus.com/tutorials.htm (the first 2 links from antropus aren’t working anymore. But you can find them on the tutorials section from zbrushcentral.com, along with many other zbrush tuts)
TEXTURES
http://www.mayang.com/textures/ ( many many free hires textures- download quota 20/day)
http://www.cgtextures.com/ (17.000 highreztextures- you can download 15Mb/day)
http://www.psicosonic.net/?zona=...85349b497dd252850a1a9#cat
Art:
http://www.artrenewal.org/
http://www.allartclassic.com/pic...r=835&forder=1&countsp=15
Modern master sculptors:
http://www.richardmacdonald.com/
http://www.richardstipl.com/
http://www.sabinhoward.com/
http://www.tskuebler.com/gallery.html
http://www.schellstudio.com/sculpture.htm
Various reference sites:
http://www.old-picture.com/collection-index-001.htm (huge collection of old photos)
http://www.cherrys.com/ped_rif1.htm (rifle photos)
http://www.trekearth.com/ (thousands and thousands of photos from all corners of the globe)
http://www.tenring.com/stuff.html (fire arms photos)
http://oldguns.net/catedw.htm ( lots of weapon photos- press view picture)
http://www.uglybug.org/06dex.shtml (electron microscope insect photos)
http://www.tescan.com/an/an_gal.html (electron microscope insect photos)
http://www.mos.org/sln/sem/sem.html
http://remf.dartmouth.edu/imagesindex.html
http://vvdfx0.tripod.com/id11.html (make-up FX )
http://www.tccandler.com/
http://www.iowbathospital.org.uk/gallery.html (hires bats photos)
http://therionarms.com/old_armor_page.shtml
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmontesi/sets/1499867/
http://www.k-state.edu/parasitology/625tutorials/

Free/Opensource SOFTWARES:

modeling:
http://www.blender.org/ (modeling,rendering,rigging..)
http://www.wings3d.com/ ( nice little modeling app-it has all the necessary tools for doing a nice job)
http://moi3d.com/ (NURBS modeling)
rendering:
http://www.povray.org/
http://sunflow.sourceforge.net
http://www.indigorenderer.com/joomla/