Karan Shah
Karan Shah is a 3D Artist and Animator from India. He is a BFA Graduate with specialization in sculpture (traditional). An inclination towards the digital medium made him a self taught computer artist. He is a currently freelancing..
Tutorials
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Low Poly Camaro in Blender: Part 2Blenbder low poly car pt2 retina
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    Learn how to create an extremely low poly Chevy Camaro using Blender in the two-part series from Karan Shah.Read More…
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    Create a Low Poly Camaro in Blender: Part 1Blender low poly car retina
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    Learn how to create an extremely low poly Chevy Camaro using Blender in the two-part series from Karan Shah.Read More…
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    Create a Facial Animation Setup in Blender - Part 2Blender facial animation setup pt2 c05b
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    In this part of the tutorial we will learn how to add drivers to the shape keys we created in part one, and add controller bones to complete our basic face rig.Read More…
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    Create a Facial Animation Setup in Blender - Part 1Blender facial animation setup pt1 retina
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    In this two part tutorial, you will learn how to create a basic facial animation setup for a character in Blender. The first part covers the introduction of Shape Keys and how to create basic expressions commonly used for animation. In the second part, we'll look at how to add drivers using bones and controllers.Read More…
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    Secrets to Creating Low Poly Illustrations in BlenderBlender lp illustration preview
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    Low poly style illustrations are a hot trend these days and we see them everywhere – books, animations, music videos, apps, etc. and today you'll learn how to create one in Blender. This tutorial will focus more on how to achieve the style, rather than learning illustration theory or modeling anything in particular. We will create one example illustration and learn the steps to achieve the desired result.Read More…
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    Modeling, UVmapping And Texturing A Low Poly T-Rex In Blender: Part 1Thumb
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    In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create an awesome low-poly dinosaur using Blender and Gimp. Artist Karan Shah will walk you through the entire modeling process step by step, and show you how to create an optimized model suitable for use in any game engine. We'll follow things up later this week with part two, where we’ll delve into Uvmapping and creating unique hand painted textures. Though this tutorial is made using Blender, the modeling work-flow is universal in approach and can easily be applied to any other software. So get started after the jump!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Animation Walk Cycle in Blender using RigifyThumb
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    In our latest Blender tutorial from Karan Shah, you'll learn how to generate a character rig using Blender's Rigify add-on, and how to skin the character using weight painting for precise control over mesh deformation. Finally Karan will walk you through the process of creating an animation walk cycle using keyframing and the dopesheet.Read More…
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    Building A Basic Low Poly Character Rig In Blender Thumb
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    In this tutorial you will learn how to build a basic rigging system for a low poly character using Blender. Though blender has a Auto-Rigging system called Rigify for bipeds, one must first know how to set up an armature from scratch with Inverse Kinematics controls. You will also learn how to skin the armature to a model and paint weights.Read More…
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    Creating A Low Poly Ninja Game Character Using Blender: Part 2Ninja
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    In the second half of Karan Shah's epic Ninja tutorial, you'll learn a couple different methods of unwrapping the character using Blender's intuitive UVMapping tools. You'll first learn how to mark seams and unwrap the character using mirrored or symmetrical Uvs. A fantastic time saving approach, ideal for use on game characters where texture space and resolution can become an issue.Read More…
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    Creating A Low Poly Ninja Game Character Using Blender: Part 1Nija
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    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create a low poly ninja character model for games using Blender. The final model will be around 1,200 polys, which is a good amount for iphone or ipad games. Although this tutorial covers building the character in Blender, the workflow is universal and can easily be followed using any other 3D modeling/software package.Read More…
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    Create And Render A Still Life Scene In Blender, Using CyclesThumb
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    Today, we'll have a brief introduction to Blender's new rendering engine - Cycles. This tutorial will cover modeling a small and easy still life scene, setting up different types of materials used in cycles and then finally lighting and rendering the scene.Read More…
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    Create A 3D Floor Plan Model From An Architectural Schematic In BlenderThumb
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    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create a 3D floor plan model from an 2D architectural drawing. Karan Shah will show you some simple, yet effective techniques for constructing the walls, windows and doors following a basic interior schematic in Blender. With the model complete we'll add materials and textures, and do a final render of the scene.Read More…