updated 02:40 pm EDT, Wed May 8, 2002
Pixels Digital is now shipping PiXELS 3D v4.0, an update to its powerful 3D modeling, animation, and rendering program. Version 4.0 integrates ShaderMaker Pro, a patch-bay style interface allows artists to easily create realistic, cinema-quality procedural shaders and also includes particle systems are also included. In addition to NURBS surfaces, PiXELS 3D version 4.0 gives the user more object types, including new primitives, curves, polygons, and metaballs as well as Relational modeling and stackable, non-destructive modifiers. It also brings a completely new 100% OpenGL (hardware-accelerated) user interface. It is available for $600 or as a $250 upgrade.