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New Mediums: The Future of VR and AR Art

May 23, 2017

In the art community, the big question has always been “What IS art?” What qualifies something to be considered artwork? Some say there are strict guidelines and qualifiers, others say it is up to each person’s judgement. One thing we do know is that art is always evolving, which has always left that question to >>

Meet the Next Generation of Designers

May 4, 2017

  When I was 15, I knew I wanted to be a car designer, but I had no idea where to even begin. I was sketching cars on lined paper and still remember the first time I sketched a design in perspective. Fast forward 16 years and the world has changed. A lot. These days >>

uMake & Procreate; Name a More Iconic Duo, I’ll Wait.

April 18, 2017

A question we are always trying to address at uMake is “Why do I need 3D sketching?” How does 3D fit into your life? Many would assume that creating in 3D only leads to a 3D design output, but there are many other ways 3D can be used for visualization. Another iPad app that we >>

uMaking awesome exhibits

April 14, 2017

Exhibition design is a fascinating fusion of architecture, set design and marketing savvy that has to come together to help sell a product or inform prospective consumers/ users and leave a somewhat lasting memory. In addition to this, it often has to be done under tight deadlines with many constraints. With the auto show circuit >>

We Went to the Game Developers Conference!

March 7, 2017

The Game Developers Conference is a video gaming showcase and networking event held once a year at Moscone Center in San Francisco. This year uMake attended to see what the latest trends in 3D art and design for gaming and entertainment are, and to get uMake into the hands of game developers. Obligatory random #GDC >>

iPad Apps, Pixelmator, Procreate, Concepts, uMake

Designing On The Go For Less Than $50 a Month.

March 1, 2017

  When I entered into the field of design, I wasn’t prepared for the massive cost of the tools of the trade. You needed a powerful computer (usually a Mac– often $2000+) and then the software (Adobe Suite was still around $1800 at the time) and then a decent camera (prepare to drop another $500-1500) >>

Shape Your 3D World

Let’s Shape Our 3D World

February 23, 2017

Let’s shape our 3D world What an interesting start to 2017! If we have learned anything it is that we all need to come together to help each other form and strategically design the world that we want to live in. A recent study was announced by Science Daily that our entire existence might be >>

Leo Architecture House 3D Design

Collaboration Within the uMake Community

February 15, 2017// 3d modeling, Architecture, Collaboration Month

With February being uMake’s collaboration month, we wanted to share some great collaboration we’ve seen in our community within the last few weeks. If you are unfamiliar, the uMake community page is a place to share your designs, and receive comments and critiques from other uMakers. We recently noticed a trend in our community. It >>

Custom Valentine's Day Gift Box

Custom Valentine’s Day Gift Box

February 14, 2017// Valentine's Day 3D Gift Box

Today the uMake team walked into the office greeted by some very distinctive custom Valentine’s Day gift boxes filled with chocolates. The custom Valentines Day gift boxes were thoughtfully crafted and created by one of our community members. Kenneth Roberts created the Valentine’s Day gift boxes with unique handpainted colors for each one of us. He created a >>

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