Softimage XSI

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...

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 Vampire

This video tutorial will show you a fast way to create a Vampire inside ZBrush. These videos are speed sculpting recordings, so there is no voiceover. These ...

Making of Cool Guy

Hello everyone! I'm Ricardo Jost and I work as a character animator and CG artists. I live in Brazil, where I was born, and I'd like to share the creation pr...

Choosing an Interaction Model

Coming from Maya or 3DSMax into Softimage|XSI? No problem! In this quick tutorial you will learn how to change shortcuts inside Softimage|XSI to Maya or 3DSM...

Making of Balthar

I start by researching what kind of character I would like to create. During this process I think about every aspect of the character. Where does it live? Wh...

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 (...

Customising how to interact with XSI

SOFTIMAGE|XSI has the option to change the keyboard layout to a more familiar keyboard map for those users coming from 3dsMax or Maya. We will look at how to...

Creating an Alien Helmet

In this video ZBrush Educator Martin Knapp, shows how quickly you can create an alien helmet using ZSpheres, Polypaint, and Polygroups. This powerful ZBrush ...

Making of 1964 Peugeot 404

When modeling a car I generally try to find something different to build, something I haven't seen before (in 3D). I enjoy modeling older cars because I find...

How to Tag a Rig

This short lesson from Noesis Interactive outlines the steps to tag a rig in Softimage/XSI. This process teaches you how to set up your rigs so that you can ...

Using the Toon Shader

This tutorial will teach you how to create a shader which makes any objects you applied it to, look like it's a cartoon. It's easy to get a Toon look just in...

Introduction to Expressions

Learn the basics of expressions, linked parameters, and custom property sets in Softimage/XSI through an easy to follow exercise from Noesis Interactive. The...

How to animate Cloth

While I was working on an animation project, I was struggling a little bit on how to get a localized effect on getting cloth simulation to work on a characte...

Creating Rock Arch

Hello, this is a tutorial about making a rock arch and then prepare the model for game engine. It's simple and fast and shows only the basics. This tutorial ...

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