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3D Models & 3D Modeling: Free Resources


3D Repositories

Plans/Models Repository. Laser, 3D Printing, video game assets. Open source: downloadable, and available to use/modify. 
https://www.thingiverse.com/

3D Model assets. Game design, environment design, or 3D printing:
https://free3d.com/3d-models/online
https://clara.io/library

3D Modelling Programs

Tinkercad
https://www.tinkercad.com/

Fusion360
https://www.autodesk.ca/en/products/fusion-360/overview

Python API for Fusion 360
Wada, T. (2015). 3D Modeling and Printing by Python. EuroPython.
https://doi.org/10.5446/21228
https://av.tib.eu/media/21228

***Python Api for Fusion 360 & sample scripts found here:
https://autodeskfusion360.github.io/

ZBrush
https://pixologic.com/

General 3D Modelling Software Resources

Scherer, M. (2011). ZBrush 4 sculpting for games beginner’s guide: sculpt machines, environments, and creatures for your game development projects. Olton, Birmingham: Packt Pub. Ltd.

*Pentak, S., Roth, R., & Lauer, D. (2013). Design basics : 2D and 3D (Eighth edition.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.
Main Collection - Levels 3 & 4 NK 1510. L46 2013

*Gahan, A. (2009). Game art complete : all-in-one : learn Maya, 3ds Max, ZBrush, and Photoshop winning techniques. Burlington, Mass: Elsevier/Focal Press.
Main Collection - Levels 3 & 4 QA 76.76 C672 .G32 2009

 

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