Chris Tate
Chris is a self taught 3D artist with over ten years of experience. His weapons of choice are 3D Studio Max, ZBrush, Mari, V-Ray, xNormal and Photoshop. He also dabbles in RayFire and FumeFX on occasion.
Tutorials
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ Workshop #24 Madmen Inspired DeskMadmen thumb2
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    We're back with another entry in our weekly community project, where we post a render or animation created by a member of the Cgtuts+ community, and ask you to provide feedback and constructive criticism on their work. It’s a great way to learn more about the intricacies of computer graphics, express your viewpoint, and have your own content critiqued by your fellow artists!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ Workshop #21 Low Poly EnvironmentThumb
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    We're back with another entry in our weekly community project, where we post a render or animation created by a member of the Cgtuts+ community, and ask you to provide feedback and constructive criticism on their work. It’s a great way to learn more about the intricacies of computer graphics, express your viewpoint, and have your own content critiqued by your fellow artists!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Quick Tip: Ambient Occlusion In xNormalThumb 3d cg vfx ambient occlusion map texturing lighting xnormal rendering baking
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    In today's Quick Tip, Chris Tate will show us a quick and easy method for rendering out an Ambient Occlusion map using the free program xNormal. AO maps are relatively easy to setup and implement into your texturing work-flow and the benefits can be enormous.. Add another level of detail and realism to any model with this simple, yet effective technique! Let's take a look...Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ Workshop #18 Grip PenThumb2
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    We're back with another entry in our weekly community project, where we post a render or animation created by a member of the Cgtuts+ community, and ask you to provide feedback and constructive criticism on their work. It’s a great way to learn more about the intricacies of computer graphics, express your viewpoint, and have your own content critiqued by your fellow artists!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ Workshop #14 Ferrari CaliforniaThumb
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    We're back with another entry in our weekly community project, where we post a render or animation created by a member of the Cgtuts+ community, and ask you to provide feedback and constructive criticism on their work. It’s a great way to learn more about the intricacies of computer graphics, express your viewpoint, and have your own content critiqued by your fellow artists!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ Workshop #11 Kitchen VisualizationThumb
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    We're back with another entry in our weekly community project, where we post a render or animation created by a member of the Cgtuts+ community, and ask you to provide feedback and constructive criticism on their work. It’s a great way to learn more about the intricacies of computer graphics, express your viewpoint, and have your own content critiqued by your fellow artists!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ Workshop #10 Statue SculptZbrush statue sculpt thumb
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    We're back with another entry in our weekly community project, where we post a render or animation created by a member of the Cgtuts+ community, and ask you to provide feedback and constructive criticism on their work. It’s a great way to learn more about the intricacies of computer graphics, express your viewpoint, and have your own content critiqued by your fellow artists!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ Workshop #8 Bathroom InteriorThumb
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    We're back with another entry in our weekly community project, where we post a render or animation created by a member of the Cgtuts+ community, and ask you to provide feedback and constructive criticism on their work. It’s a great way to learn more about the intricacies of computer graphics, express your viewpoint, and have your own content critiqued by your fellow artists!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model a High-Poly RPG Rocket Launcher in 3ds Max: Part 1Rpg preview 200x200
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    Because of the time constraints inherit to realtime video tutorials, it is usually almost impossible to find tutorials that deal with modeling large or very complex objects, as they would just take too much time to complete. Well not any more. In this mammoth, 3 day, nearly 10 hour long video tutorial series, Chris Tate will give us an in-depth look at modeling a faithfully constructed, photorealistically precise high-poly RPG launcher and rocket using 3d Studio Max.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ Workshop #4 Indirect Lighting ProjectThumb
    We're back with another entry in our weekly community project, where we post a render or animation created by a member of the Cgtuts+ community, and ask you to provide feedback and constructive criticism on their work. It’s a great way to learn more about the intricacies of computer graphics, express your viewpoint, and have your own content critiqued by your fellow artists!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ Workshop #2 Enzo vs C320Thumb
    We're back with the second post in our weekly community project, where we post a render or animation created by a member of the Cgtuts+ community, and ask you to provide feedback and constructive criticism on their work. It’s a great way to learn more about the intricacies of computer graphics, express your viewpoint, and have your own content critiqued by your fellow artists!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Check Out The New Cgtuts+ Vimeo Group!Thumb
    We're now on Vimeo! Sure we're a little late to the party, but feel free to head over and join the Cgtuts+ Vimeo group. As well as posting the latest tutorial previews, we're also giving you a place to show off your Cg skills. Have you followed one of our tutorials to an awesome result and want everyone to see? Well then show off your cg wizardry by posting your video on our page and bask in the glory of your accomplishments.Read More…