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Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

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10-28-2007 09:42 AM
Here's a list of free stuff that you can find on the net. I hope it will help. :)

Human ANATOMY:
www.personal.psu.edu/jas43/skel/skeletal.htm (photos of the entire skeletal system)
www.bartleby.com/107/indexillus.html ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN BODY-Henry Gray 1918
fineart.sk/ (Anatomy books an photos.The main attractions are 4 old Andrew Loomis books and an old Anatomy atlas)
www.bvh.univ-tours.fr/Consult/consult.asp?numfiche=56&index=1&numtable=B372615206_47294&mode=1 DE HUMANI CORPORIS FABRICA by ANDREAS VESALIUS 1543-THE FIRST ANATOMY UBERBOOK -This link contains the whole book...IT is in latin, but if you're not interested in the text or don't know latin , you can just browse thru it and look at the wonderful anatomy drawings. Here's an example of the kind of pictures that you will find in Vesalius's book:

http://www.bvh.univ-tours.fr/B372615206_47294/ecran/CESR_47294_0187.jpg
www.artnatomia.net/uk/artnatomy.html
www.getbodysmart.com/ap/muscularsystem/menu/menu.html
www.rad.washington.edu/atlas/
www.michaelmhensley.com/page0006.htm
www.flickr.com/photos/dmontesi/sets/1499867/

Animal anatomy:
Atlas of Animal Anatomy for Artists by W. Ellenberger. choose Browse the Veterinary Anatomical Illustrations


www.skeletaldrawing.com/ (dinosaurs)
www.flickr.com/photos/curiousexpeditions/sets/72157600339587826/ (Mammal skeletons)

Free CG TUTORIALS

www.3dtutorials.sk/
www.luxology.com/community/tutorials/
www.subdivisionmodeling.com/wiki/tiki-index.php
www.3dtotal.com/
www.antropus.com/tutorials.htm (the first 2 links from antropus aren't working anymore. But you can find them on the tutorials section from zbrushcentral.com, along with many other zbrush tuts)

TEXTURES
www.mayang.com/textures/ ( many many free hires textures- download quota 20/day)
www.cgtextures.com/ (17.000 highreztextures- you can download 15Mb/day)
www.psicosonic.net/?zona=01downloads&cat=02textures&subcat=-view%20all%20categories-&PHPSESSID=68d33...

Art:
www.artrenewal.org/
www.allartclassic.com/pictures.php?p=1&p_number=835&forder=1&countsp=15

Modern master sculptors:
www.richardmacdonald.com/
www.richardstipl.com/
www.sabinhoward.com/
www.tskuebler.com/gallery.html
www.schellstudio.com/sculpture.htm

Various reference sites:
www.old-picture.com/collection-index-001.htm (huge collection of old photos)
www.cherrys.com/ped_rif1.htm (rifle photos)
www.trekearth.com/ (thousands and thousands of photos from all corners of the globe)
www.tenring.com/stuff.html (fire arms photos)
oldguns.net/catedw.htm ( lots of weapon photos- press view picture)
www.uglybug.org/06dex.shtml (electron microscope insect photos)
www.tescan.com/an/an_gal.html (electron microscope insect photos)
www.mos.org/sln/sem/sem.html
remf.dartmouth.edu/imagesindex.html
vvdfx0.tripod.com/id11.html (make-up FX )
www.tccandler.com/
www.iowbathospital.org.uk/gallery.html (hires bats photos)
therionarms.com/old_armor_page.shtml
www.flickr.com/photos/dmontesi/sets/1499867/
www.k-state.edu/parasitology/625tutorials/

Free/Opensource SOFTWARES:

modeling:
www.blender.org/ (modeling,rendering,rigging..)
www.wings3d.com/ ( nice little modeling app-it has all the necessary tools for doing a nice job)
moi3d.com/ (NURBS modeling)
rendering:
www.povray.org/
sunflow.sourceforge.net
www.indigorenderer.com/joomla/
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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

10-28-2007 09:46 AM in reply to: iatriki
super, thanks for taking the time to compile this list.
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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

10-28-2007 01:35 PM in reply to: iatriki
Sweet links, thanks man!

Bookmarked the lot of them.
“Men honor what lies within the sphere of their knowledge, but do not realize how dependent they are on what lies beyond it”
--Chuang Tzu

http://www.maphart.com
http://maph.cgsociety.org/gallery/
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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

10-31-2007 06:31 AM in reply to: iatriki
tons of insect photos
www.insectimages.org/
animal and human skeletons
www.boneclones.com/
roaring and yawing animals
www.gapingmaws.com/GapingMaws.htm
tarsiers (primitive primates)
www.flickr.com/photos/sungityabang/134148871/
tons of old stuff- weapons,armours,clothing items
www.aurorahistoryboutique.com/ahb_flintlockPistols.htm
old arms and armour, Glasgow museum
www.glasgowmuseums.com/showExhibition.cfm?venueid=0&itemid=74&Showid=52&slideid=50
katar knives/blades..or something like that
www.jnanam.net/shastra/katar.html
blueprints for vehicles,aircraft,ships
www.suurland.com/
factory machines
www.widell.com/newsale1.htm
Ron Mueck (sculptor)
www.flickr.com/photos/brooklyn_museum/sets/72157594352071092/
blip.tv/file/94203 a video wich starts by showing some of /mueck's pieces from Brooklin Museum and continues by showing some of his techniques
David Simon (sculptor)
www.davidsimonart.com/
Daniel Simon (designer)
www.danielsimon.net/
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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

10-31-2007 07:25 AM in reply to: iatriki
Thank You much very useful.
Post 6 of 35

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10-31-2007 02:18 PM in reply to: iatriki
Yeah! great stuffs...Very handy! thanks!!! :)
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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

11-08-2007 09:00 AM in reply to: iatriki
some medical related stuff:

Atlas of clinical medicine ( I do not feel good when I say this, but it can be inspiring) It shows pictures of different diseases and deformities.
www.fleshandbones.com/imagebank/bytitle.cfm?ISBN=0723431949
Human cadaver dissection-by regions( it may be disturbing ). It can be useful for some of you. Althogh I spent a couple of hundred hours doing this kind of stuff I don't think I would be able anymore to do it....:er: :\
www.med.umich.edu/lrc/coursepages/M1/anatomy/html/courseinfo/video_index.html
Old medical instruments & stuff
www.braceface.com/medical/Civil_War_Articles/Instruments_found_in_Civil_War_hospital_set_1861-65.htm
medicalantiques.com/
antiquescientifica.com/
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11-12-2007 12:07 AM in reply to: iatriki
Thanks.
A great job here :)
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11-27-2007 06:13 PM in reply to: iatriki
well..this is not really anatomy site
but it can be very useful for wrinkles


www.markstoryphotography.com/
aSh
www.PixelCG.com
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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

12-07-2007 12:39 PM in reply to: iatriki
great links guys, thanx

Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

03-01-2008 11:22 AM in reply to: iatriki
Just started on Mudbox, thanks for the time and effort you put compiling this information.
Your the best.
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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

06-10-2008 11:06 PM in reply to: iatriki
Preston Blair-Advanced Animation, first edition. It's a beautiful book for cartoon drawing/animation
www.animationarchive.org/2006/05/media-preston-blairs-animation-first.html
Hundreds of aircraft photos
www.vectorsite.net/gfxpx.html
www.af.mil/photos/index.asp?galleryID=2
national archive pictures. scroll down to ''online resources'' and choose your category. You'll find hundreds of photos that will spark your imagination. some of them are public domain, some of them aren't
www.archives.gov/research/formats/photographs-dc.html
interesting faces
www.chicagopolice.org/ps/list.aspx
highspeed camera gallery
www.pulsephotonics.com/gallery.htm
human anatomy
www.anatomyatlases.org/atlasofanatomy/plateindex.shtml
guns and militaria
www.avrick-antiques.co.uk/
Combat Vehicle Reference(blueprints&photos)
www.inetres.com/gp/military/cv/index.html
dermatological atlas
www.atlasdermatologico.com.br/
highrez photos of the beautiful J.E.T tokamak fusion reactor
www.jet.efda.org/pages/multimedia/gallery/index.html
architecture &stuff
arkinetia.blogspot.com/search/label/casas%20minimalistas
gaileguevara.blogspot.com/
DaVinci'z drawings
www.drawingsofleonardo.org/
Andrew Loomis' books
www.alexhays.com/loomis/
gauchos(south american cowboyz)
www.flickr.com/photos/bombeador/sets/72057594139353592/
people from Vanuatu
www.flickr.com/photos/mytripsmypics/sets/72157601964083735/
www.celebritypictures.com/celebs/index-actresses.php
digital&traditional artists
souvlaki.jp-ar.org/
www.jacobcollinspaintings.com/
www.christianlorenzscheurer.com/htmlpages/htmlmenue/homepage.html
szukalski.com/gallery.html
www.redwhirlpool.com/index2.php?v=1&m=pew&f=abssfi10.jpg
www.jtfinearts.com/gallery_figure.html
www.gezfry.com/gallery.shtml
www.howardswindell.com/Mudbox.html
www.mattcg.com/wordpress/
www.erikgist.com/
a skilled dude that makes hyperrealistic sculptures
www.evanpenny.com/slide_figures.php
greek and roman sculpture and coins
www.romancoins.info/Sculptures5.html
www.romancoins.info/Content.html
Julie Tsang . painter
www.jtfinearts.com/gallery_figure.html
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06-11-2008 09:22 AM in reply to: iatriki
Very much appreciated! Can it be a sticky?

I hadn't backed-up my IE Favourites when I last did a complete reinstall and lost links to resources and favourite artists that I'd collected for years!

I'm sure your list will save me hours of searching. Thank you very much!

Lee.
AMD PhenomII X6 1090T 3.21GHz, 8GB RAM, ATI Radeon 5800 1GB, Windows7 64bit
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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

06-12-2008 01:27 PM in reply to: iatriki
It's gonna take me months to go through all of these.
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06-16-2008 04:31 PM in reply to: iatriki
THANK YOU Andrei (and Ash-Man too) :-) ! Great resources, Thank You for taking the time to do this & share it.

Great web site and works too Andrei, -Cool! :coolsmile:
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06-17-2008 01:53 PM in reply to: iatriki
Can it be a sticky?


It's a sticky now. I'll leave it a sticky until someone objects. :)

Nice compilation Andrei.
E. K. A. Hennequet


Steampunk Grub

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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

06-19-2008 06:23 PM in reply to: iatriki
yeah that is a great list, thanks papi chulo ;-)

here is one for gun components (and various firearms):
http://www.hdps.org/htm/3.htm
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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

11-10-2008 11:23 AM in reply to: iatriki
Here's some others I think I didn't find on the other lists you posted. Although this would be on the second page, and master lists work better.

Textures
www.lemog.fr/lemog_textures/index.php
www.3dxtra.cygad.net/page/46.htm
textures.forrest.cz/

Human anatomy
www.3d.sk/index.php?id=8 (everyone should know this one, professional stuff)
www.day19.com/v6/polaroidproject/index.html (various faces)
www.beautyanalysis.com/mba_facevariationsbysex_page.htm (face variation by sex, root site also has some other interesting stuff)
www.msichicago.org/scrapbook/scrapbook_exhibits/bodyworlds/gallery.html (great realistic reference, although you really need to go to one of their exhibitions, which is a recommendation)
www.sporting-heroes.net/Default.asp (sporting poses)
www.thehaca.com/photos/photos.htm (fighting poses)
www.asthangafriends.4t.com/Yoga_Poses.html (other bunch of poses)
www.posemaniacs.com/ (and even more of an abundance of poses)
www.female-anatomy-for-artist.com/
www.photo.net/nudes/
www.agalleryofnudes.com/gon/portfolio.html
www.amis-angels.com/models.htm
www.fotostrip.dk/model1.htm
www.bigkugels.com/content/Koch-RiethDerAct/KRFemales/index.html
www.bigkugels.com/content/Koch-RiethDerAct/KRMales/index.html
www.studiojorgen.com/main.htm
www.creative-nude.net/cnpn.html
www.bobx.com/dark/

Animal anatomy
www.images4u.com/

Environmental reference
oboylephoto.com/ruins/index.htm (lots of nice ruins)
www.widerange.org/gallery.php (most wonderful idyllic mountain photos)
suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/epic/art/worlds/ (tons of great environment art, view with an open dir viewer)

Inspiration/various reference/artists
www.piclists.com/ (lots and lots of random pictures every day)
gorillaartfare.com/author/bjorn-hurri/page/3/ (various great art styles)
www.zachhall.com/sketch.htm (another great art style, really suitable for mudbox)

There ya go, thanks for your stuff, only fair to give some back!
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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

01-04-2009 11:04 PM in reply to: iatriki
2 anatomy books from the online French National Library

Richer, Paul (1849-1933). Anatomie artistique / description des formes extérieures du corps humain
http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k205846w/f4.chemindefer

Illustrations de Traité complet de l'anatomie humaine/ Benard
http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b23005573.planchecontact
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Re: Free REFERENCES and RESOURCES sites

01-05-2009 03:24 AM in reply to: iatriki
impressive . very brief . thanks for sharing iatriki .

is it possible to download all the pages at one time for this ?

http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k205846w/f4.chemindefer
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