Autodesk recently released a new iPad app for novice 3D modelers, 123D Creature, which allows creators to use gesture controls to mold monsters out of virtual clay.

123dcreature
Creatures are designed from the ground up, with sculpted features and painted-on fur, feathers, and skin. Completed projects can be exported as an image, a 3D model, or printed using a 3D printer.

-Technology previously only available to professional 3D artists can now be easily used by anyone to create incredible 3D creatures from scratch directly on the iPad.

-Biped or quadruped, wings, fins, horns, claws or paws. If you can imagine it you can make it real in 123D Creature.

-Easy to use yet extremely powerful skeleton builder makes creating 3D creatures as easy as drawing a stick figure.

-3D texturing and painting lets you apply your own photos directly onto the skin of your creature.


123D Creature can be downloaded from the App Store for $1.99 on sale. The app is regularly priced at $7.99. [Direct Link]

Top Rated Comments

mw360 Avatar
130 months ago
Nothing you cant export them to anything
You can export to OBJ which will get you into any other 3D app, or you can export to a 3D printer. This info from the link in the article. Where did you get yours?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
imgonephishin Avatar
130 months ago
This basically just looks like the creature editor from Spore, which, incidentally, was about the only fun part of that game, in my opinion.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Unggoy Murderer Avatar
130 months ago
Autodesk must love the App Store. They've got so many (excellent) apps on there now, just goes to show how much of a difference the App Store does make.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
thelink Avatar
130 months ago
What a monster!! :O #ballin
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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