Free CG Assets and Tutorials

Updated: Feb 18

Don't reinvent the wheel. Depending on the role you plan to take on, building everything from scratch can easily become a massive waste of time. There's plenty of resources online and it's a bit overwhelming . Below are some hand picked links to get you started.


Mocap

Mixamo.com - mocap & Characters


Plates

Pexels.com - plates, watch out most are in slow mo

https://mango.blender.org - 4k exr plates


3d / 2D Assets

polyhaven.com - hdri, textures, models

quixel.com/megascans - textures, models, free offline library with brick and mortar schools


Examples

cgwiki.com - houdini tips and tricks

https://hdbp.io - houdini tricks on a browser.


RBD

http://nicholas-taylor.com/assorted-bullet - assorted-bullet sims and example hip file


Karma

https://www.sidefx.com/tutorials/karma-crash-course - 3 part series


 

Below is a small collection of my karmalicious renders from example files showcasing procedural stuff and making use of online resources. Each setup is done in less than 6 hours and rendered in approx.2 hours using Karma XPU.









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