Softimage XSI

Making of DinoMonster

A dream from my childhood, to become professional CGI artist (after seeing Jurassic Park 1993) combined with my affection towards Dinosaurs that I started li...

Transforming and Interacting with the obje

In these four videos, we will be focusing on different techniques that can be used in XSI to confidently manipulate and interact with objects in your scene q...

Wireframe Display for SubD’s

This is a quick tutorial to display a subdivided surface (SubD) with its low-res control in wireframe over the top.

Rigging for Moosah & Chub

I knew rigging my Moosah and Chub model would be quite the project, but once I understood some of Softimage XSI's rigging features it went pretty smooth. For...

Making of Home & Fire

In this small tutorial I will try to explain how I made the Home & Fire image. First of all I draw a sketch with the idea or the concept that it want to repr...

Pigeon: Impossible – Part 4

Director/Animator Lucas Martell has started a video podcast covering the creation of his short film Pigeon: Impossible. Although the software used for the sh...

Making of UNIT 35

In this tutorial I'm going to describe the three steps in the making of that big fat Robot.

Rending with Final Gather and GI

Learn how to use mental ray's Global Illumination and Final Gathering inside SOFTIMAGE|XSI for a photo-realistic render and learn industry tips and tricks on...

Making of Parthenon

In this tutorial I am going to explain how I made the image of the Parthenon. I have seen many different photographs and drawings of the Parthenon from diffe...

How to use Mudbox Displacement Maps in XSI

In this 8 min video tutorial Wayne Robson will explain you how to use the displacement maps in XSI created using Mudbox 2009. This will help the users to use...

Basic Weight Painting

This tutorial will take you through the basics of weighting, in particular weight painting.

How to access Menus & Tools

Knowing how to work with menus in SOFTIMAGE|XSI is very important and vital to success. You will learn a few new tricks that will speed up your interaction w...

Making of Veggie Pirates

Hi, my name is Gaurav Mohan and in this tutorial I will go over the techniques I used in creating my entry 'Veggie Pirates' for the CGArena Toon challenge. T...

Car Paint Shader Setup

There are many ways to achieve an effective car paint simulation in 3D. Several companies have written high end shaders which give amazing results but most (...

How to make a Metalic Shader

This tutorial will teach you how to create and render a metallic material. The first thing to do is to create a simple scene to make our test.

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