Quixel's New Version of Mixer is Out Now

2022-11-09
Trending | Top News
3D Tool

Mixer is a tool that meets the needs of various textures, through which you can create a variety of 3D materials. Recently, the new version of Mixer 2022.1 has been released by Quixel. The main new feature of Mixer 2022.1 is the support for Opacity and Emission.

Quixel-s New Version of Mixer is Out Now 1

Image via Quixel

In addition to Opacity and Emission support, other updates including:

  • Material Options: New material options allow you to set up how different materials assigned to the model should render.
  • Opaque: Default solid rendering.
  • Cutout: Hard mask to determine if a pixel should be opaque or invisible.
  • Fade opacity: A softly masked material that can completely fade parts of the model.
  • Transparent: A reflective but see-through material.
  • Smart Materials: 47 new smart materials based on wood surfaces completely free to use.

Detailed information can be found in Changes of Quixel Mixer v2022.1.0.

Tips:

Fox Renderfarm is a leading cloud rendering services provider and render farm in the CG industry. We offer a free $25 trial for every new user. Thanks for reading!

Source: Quixel

Latest News
RizomUV 2024: Unwrapping and Texture Mapping Made Efficient
2024-07-05
RizomUV 2024: Unwrapping and Texture Mapping Made Efficient
More
Fabricating the Future: Marvelous Designer’s Latest Innovations
2024-06-24
Fabricating the Future: Marvelous Designer’s Latest Innovations
More

Keywords

3D Art Competitions3D ToolTrailerFox Renderfarm PromotionCloud Rendering FarmAnnecy FestivalMILESTONESFox RenderfarmDesktop ClientBlenderBollywood filmsHum3D ContestNVIDIASilkroad Digital VisionMalaysian Animated FilmsIndiajoyArchitectural VisualizationCGarchitect Architectural 3DawardsBest cloud rendering servicesRender cloudVFXUpin & IpinGreen BookFox Renderfarm InterviewMission MangalKre8tif!Fox Renderfarm Mini ProgramCGCG Tech Summit Malaysiafilm workscloud renderingGolden Horse AwardShadowVFX BreakdownMorrigan FlebotteVWArtclub Annual *ContestAsswad Mouhamadanimation worksIMax StudioBoonie BearsRenderosityGary S. KennedyEvermotion Challenge 2018Brian BeaudryBobby BalaMohit SanchaniyaKatapix MediaFlying Car ProductionsRazerThe ShipmentFoxRenderfarmCG Tech SummitAlpacalypse ProductionshalloweenHum3d Survial Car ChallengeFederico CiuffoliniRalf SczepanIavor TrifonovClarisseCGTS MalaysiaIsotropixC4DTomasz BednarzV-RayCinema 4DMAXONsiggraph cafEvermotion challenge 2017CGTrader Space Competitionfilm of the yearLe Anh NhanPlanet UnknownFox Renderfarm 2017 AchievementsCSFFJulio Sotoboar 2017DeepSIGGRAPH Asia 2017Chris SunGlass CageMaking Life of Bri' n Chrisanthem studiosThe RookiesPeter DraperMakuta VFXBaahubali 2CG CompetitionenchantedmobCG StudiosAcademy AwardsCGVrayweeklycgchallengeSketchUpsiggraph 2017Chris BuchalSIGGRAPH AsiaLightWaveIndigo RendererRafael ChiesV-Ray RTCPU RenderingNVIDIA IrayChaos GroupOctaneRenderRedshiftSTAR CORECICAFVRMr. HublotRibbitGPU RenderingLinuxMonkey IslandLuxRenderHPCRender FarmLife of BriWORLD LABMichael Wakelam3D RenderingOnline Render FarmAlibabaBaahubaliVAXMalaysia2015 Hangzhou Computing ConferenceOscarSIGGRAPHCGTraderKunming Asia Animation ExhibitionEvermotionRenderMan
FGT3D The Ruins Challenge banner

Categories

Fox Renderfarm InterviewFox Renderfarm NewsFox Renderfarm ProjectsCloud Rendering TutorialRender Farm TutorialCG ChallengesCG NewsTop NewsTrending

Recent News List

Perfect Headphones, Perfect Artistry: Roni Rosenstein's Creative Journey Unveiled
Perfect Headphones, Perfect Artistry: Roni Rosenstein's Creative Journey Unveiled
2024-07-12
An Interview with AnimationXpress at Annecy Festival’s MIFA
An Interview with AnimationXpress at Annecy Festival’s MIFA
2024-07-12
SIGGRAPH Asia Returns to Vibrant Hong Kong in 2025
SIGGRAPH Asia Returns to Vibrant Hong Kong in 2025
2024-07-11
Precision Perfected: Aditya Raj's 3D Watch Design Triumph
Precision Perfected: Aditya Raj's 3D Watch Design Triumph
2024-07-10
"Trap": A Dark and Sinister Concert
"Trap": A Dark and Sinister Concert
2024-07-09
6 Ways to Render Faster in Blender
6 Ways to Render Faster in Blender
2024-07-08
RizomUV 2024: Unwrapping and Texture Mapping Made Efficient
RizomUV 2024: Unwrapping and Texture Mapping Made Efficient
2024-07-05
New Sci-Fi Movie Explores AI's Relationship With Human: Afraid
New Sci-Fi Movie Explores AI's Relationship With Human: Afraid
2024-07-04
Behind 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' | VFX Breakdown from Framestore
Behind 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' | VFX Breakdown from Framestore
2024-07-03
Business Consulting

Global Agent Contact: Gordon Shaw

Email: gordon@foxrenderfarm.com

Marketing Contact: Rachel Chen

Email: rachel@foxrenderfarm.com

Message Us:
Newsletter
Keep up with our latest software updates, special offers and events!
Copyright © 2024 FoxRenderfarm.com. All Rights Reserved.
\n

Tips:

\n

Fox Renderfarm is a leading cloud rendering services provider and render farm in the CG industry. We offer a free $25 trial for every new user. Thanks for reading!

\n

Source: Quixel

","publishedAt":"2022-11-09T04:22:36.921Z","seo":{"title":"Quixel's New Version of Mixer is Out Now","description":"Quixel has released Mixer 2022.1, so let's take a look at what's new.","keywords":["Quixel","Mixer","Mixer 2022.1"],"__typename":"Seo"},"categories":[{"slug":"term-id-58","name":"Trending","__typename":"CategoryBase"},{"slug":"term-id-57","name":"Top News","__typename":"CategoryBase"}],"tags":[{"slug":"term-id-157","name":"3D Tool","__typename":"TagBase"}],"__typename":"Art"}],"__typename":"ArtResponse"}},"interestedList":{"artsByTag":{"data":[{"slug":"rizom-uv-2024-unwrapping-and-texture-mapping-made-efficient","title":"RizomUV 2024: Unwrapping and Texture Mapping Made Efficient","content":"

\"RizomUV

\n

For 3D designers and modelers, RizomUV 2024 is an effective software tool. Its main goals are texture mapping and UV unwrapping, so your 3D models will look their finest. Regardless of your level of experience, RizomUV 2024 provides a number of features to make your workflow more efficient.

\n

New Key Features

\n

Enhanced User Interface

\n

On all platforms, RizomUV 2024 supports HDPI with configurable DPI. Get a clean user interface and personalize your office. The viewport contextual menu has been improved to facilitate navigation.

\n

\n

Trimsheet and Hotspotting

\n

Trim layouts can be loaded and exported in a variety of file formats. With the use of hotspotting, islands can be precisely matched to trims using criteria like area, aspect ratio, tags, and circular forms.

\n

\n

Advanced Transform Tools

\n

\"Advanced

\n

Image from Rizom Lab

\n

UV elements are easy to fit, position, and distribute. extensive group, stack, and trim transformations.

\n

Viewport Enhancements

\n

Enhanced snapping options, separate luminant texture mode, and sharpness histogram for edges.

\n

Algorithm and Packing Improvements

\n

Improved UV layout efficiency by improved auto seams tool, packing process optimization, and density mapping.

\n

Island Groups and Tagging

\n

Effectively manage and personalize your UV islands with the new tagging and island group panel capabilities.

\n

\n

Recently, the leading cloud rendering service provider and render farm, Fox Renderfarm hosted \"The Ruins Challenge\", a thrilling 3D art competition. Participants were tasked with creating captivating scenes featuring ancient, mystical ruins. As one of the sponsors, Rizom provided valuable licenses to winners, empowering them to create stunning UV layouts. The challenge not only showcased the software’s capabilities but also highlighted its importance in the 3D art community.

\n

Source: Rizom Lab

","publishedAt":"2024-07-05T08:34:15.545Z","categories":[{"slug":"term-id-58","name":"Trending","__typename":"CategoryBase"},{"slug":"term-id-57","name":"Top News","__typename":"CategoryBase"}],"tags":[{"slug":"term-id-157","name":"3D Tool","__typename":"TagBase"}],"__typename":"Art"},{"slug":"fabricating-the-future-marvelous-designer-latest-innovations","title":"Fabricating the Future: Marvelous Designer’s Latest Innovations","content":"

\"Fabricating

\n

The most recent Marvelous Designer 2024 updates combine fashion with technology, introducing a range of AI-powered tools and cutting-edge innovations that are poised to completely transform the 3D clothing design industry.

\n

AI-Powered Textures and Graphics

\n

\"AI-Powered

\n

Image sourced from Marvelous Designer

\n

The development of realistic textures and complex images has advanced significantly with the release of the AI Texture Generator and AI Graphic Generator. By using artificial intelligence, these tools enable designers to create intricate and lifelike designs, expanding the realm of digital fashion.

\n

Enhanced Realism with PBR Maps

\n

\"Enhanced

\n

Image sourced from Marvelous Designer

\n

Designers can now create Physically-Based Rendering maps that improve the visual integrity of fabrics and make them look exactly like their real-world counterparts thanks to the new PBR Map Generator.

\n

Trim and Detail Management

\n

\"Trim

\n

Image sourced from Marvelous Designer

\n

The Trim Window is created as a special area where designers can oversee trims and apply finishing touches that complete a look and highlight the painstaking attention to detail that goes into each stitch.

\n

These upgrades from Marvelous Designer, which keeps innovating, not only make the design process more efficient, but also create new opportunities for efficiency and creativity. The era of fashion technology is arrived, and it's incredible.

\n

Check out the video to learn more:

\n

\n

Source: Marvelous Designer

\n
\n

If you're interested in animation and visual effects, you might want to check out Fox Renderfarm - the leading cloud rendering services provider and render farm in the CG industry. Fox Renderfarm has provided cloud rendering services to countless visual effects and animation studios, allowing them to get the best quality results in the shortest time. A $25 free trial is available to let you speed up the rendering of your 3D projects.

","publishedAt":"2024-06-24T08:19:10.937Z","categories":[{"slug":"term-id-58","name":"Trending","__typename":"CategoryBase"},{"slug":"term-id-57","name":"Top News","__typename":"CategoryBase"},{"slug":"term-id-132","name":"CG News","__typename":"CategoryBase"}],"tags":[{"slug":"term-id-157","name":"3D Tool","__typename":"TagBase"}],"__typename":"Art"},{"slug":"houdini-20-5-where-art-meets-innovation-in-vfx","title":"Houdini 20.5: Where Art Meets Innovation in VFX","content":"

\"image1\"

\n

The latest version of SideFX's well-known visual effects (VFX) program, Houdini 20.5, has the digital art community abuzz. With its revolutionary features that address the constantly changing needs of artists and studios, this upgrade is not just a stride, but a huge leap forward.

\n

Material Point Method (MPM) Solvers: A Game-Changer for Simulation 

\n

\"image5\"

\n

Image sourced from SideFX

\n

A revolution in simulation capabilities has occurred with the introduction of Material Point Method (MPM) solvers. The MPM solvers add a new dimension of realism to your materials, bringing them to life on screen, whether you're creating a flowing gown or a collapsing skyscraper.

\n

Crowds at Your Command: Procedural Crowd Generation 

\n

\"image3\"

\n

Image sourced from SideFX

\n

With Houdini 20.5's procedural crowd generation tools, creating an army or a busy city square is now a breeze. Create intricate situations with ease, and see as your virtual extras interact in a believable, genuine way.

\n

Karma XPU: Rendering at the Speed of Light

\n

\"image4\"

\n

Image sourced from SideFX

\n

The most annoying thing about scheduling a project can be rendering failures, however Houdini 20.5's Karma XPU improvements cut those hours down significantly. Discover a renderer that maximizes your workflow and allows creativity to flow unhindered—one that is not just faster but also smarter.

\n

Feathers and Wings: Rigging Made Real 

\n

For character painters, the new feather and wing rigging tools are a dream come true. These days, creating avian or legendary creatures with feathered limbs is as easy as it is beautiful.

\n

Animation Unleashed: Non-Destructive Animation Layers

\n

\"image6\"

\n

Image sourced from SideFX

\n

Houdini 20.5 offers non-destructive animation layers, which are crucial for animation flexibility. A real credit to the software's dedication to the artist's vision is that you can edit, refine, and polish your animations without worrying about losing your earlier work.

\n

Vulkan Geometry Rasterization: Performance Meets Precision 

\n

\"image2\"

\n

Image sourced from SideFX

\n

Houdini 20.5 uses Vulkan geometry rasterization to make sure your projects are not only very efficient but also very visually stunning. By streamlining geometry processing, this functionality conserves valuable time and resources.

\n

KineFX: The Backbone of Character Animation 

\n

The improvements made to the KineFX framework are very remarkable. These powerful character rigging and animation tools have been honed to satisfy even the most exacting production specifications.

\n

With Houdini 20.5, the possibilities for digital art and animation will be expanded. It's more than just an update—it's a blank slate for your creativity. Are you prepared to let your creativity run wild now?

\n

Source: SideFX

\n
\n

If you're interested in animation and visual effects, you might want to check out Fox Renderfarm - the leading cloud rendering services provider and render farm in the CG industry. Fox Renderfarm has provided cloud rendering services to countless visual effects and animation studios, allowing them to get the best quality results in the shortest time. A $25 free trial is available to let you speed up the rendering of your 3D projects.

","publishedAt":"2024-06-19T09:41:25.079Z","categories":[{"slug":"term-id-58","name":"Trending","__typename":"CategoryBase"},{"slug":"term-id-57","name":"Top News","__typename":"CategoryBase"},{"slug":"term-id-132","name":"CG News","__typename":"CategoryBase"}],"tags":[{"slug":"term-id-157","name":"3D Tool","__typename":"TagBase"}],"__typename":"Art"}],"__typename":"ArtResponse"}},"urlParams":{}},"currentPage":"article"},"pageContext":{"i18n":{"locale":"en"}}},"staticQueryHashes":[],"slicesMap":{},"matchPath":"/news/*"};/*]]>*/