Dara 2017- Kit suite for MODO

This week I finally got around to installing Dara on my machine. Dara is the Kit suite for MODO that includes all of Adam O’Hearn’s Mechanical Color plugins in one package and at a price that is way below the individual costs added together.

Artstation Shortcut Keys

I have discovered a few shortcut navigation keys that work on the Artstation site, there may be more and if you know of any let me know and I will add them. KEY ACTION A Add project to collection L Like F Follow Artist Left Previous Artist Right Next Artist Although there are not many […]

LDraw LEGO loader for MODO

In a recent post on Facebook Eric Soulvie released a beta version of his LDraw loader kit for MODO. I am pretty excited to try it out and you can expect some feed back and examples on here and mbt3d. It is necessary to have the LDraw library installed for this to work, something that […]

Moving Day Part II

I spent the afternoon sorting out this site and updating the theme customisation, I didn’t care for the default font, I prefer something easier on the eye. Also I culled a lot of images from the old gallery on here as they are getting old and I haven’t updated in a very long time. Far […]

Moving Day

Today I managed to finally setup HTTPS on this site. It was not as straight forward as I had first thought because it was using Cloudflare and a stray Name Server that took a little tweaking to get working. After a few false starts and a little waiting for the Name Servers to catch up […]

Modo – Make Links Windows

Hard Links in Window are called Junctions and are useful for example to create an Assets link in current folder and link to one in Dropbox. First change to the directory where the link should be placed: CD %home%\Documents\Luxology\Content Then enter this line at the Command Prompt to create the Junction: mklink /J Assets “%home%\Dropbox\Modo\Assets” […]

Modo – Compositing Outputs

Render outputs are useful when you wish to compose layers in an external application such as Photoshop. The render outputs required to produce the same image as the Final Colour output are: Diffuse Shading (Total) + Transparent Shading + Reflection Shading + Specular Shading + Subsurface Shading + Luminous Shading = Final Color Each layer […]

I have been Busy

I haven’t posted on here in a very long time, I have been very busy on other things mostly to do with my 3d work. Part of that included setting up some new servers and a domain for my Freelance 3d art site mbt3d.com I have moved things around a few times in the last […]