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                                        just paint!PD Pro, Howler edition -
                                        paint and animate!

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Project Dogwaffle:

PD Howler
the best of the best!


let's waffle and howl!
                                            Digital painting and
                                            animation

other projects:
Game Development
Digital Painting
Animating & Video
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Vinyl Stickers go 3D
More 3D Tools
Foreign Languages

Recent Videos and Tutorials

YouTube:pdhowler


Gargoyles descending on
                                      castle of Sion

Moon rising


Winter has arrived



Free Stickers for iMessage on your iPhone/iPad:
I am a Sticker!
but in Jamaica, I am a Sticka - Boo!



Welcome to Digital Painting w/Particle brushes, 3D landscapes, Animation.

HOT!

October 8ktober special:  51% off PD Howler 11.4 and PD Artist 11.4

details here



8000 times HOTTER!

8ktober is here - We render 8192x8192!

details here




So you think you knew Project Dogwaffle?
10 things you probably didn't know.



Looking down the ravine of gravel and rocks, animated water in the creek below.
Can your digital painting software handle this? This is PD Howler.

looking
                                                          down the
                                                          ravine


Free update for users of v11.x - PD Artist now shipping version v11.4 (RC136).
 

Free update for users of v11.x - PD Howler now shipping version v11.4 (RC134).

Plushy Whales and Snow Cones - learn more


 
Can you create this in your paint program?...







New! Newsletter #148 - July Surprise: Summer Splash II

Newsletter #147 - June Gloom for Father's Day

  Newsletter #146 - more landscapes



New Landscapes

Newsletter #145 - Creating Stunning Landscape Sceneries






20 Powerful Postwork Procedures with PD Howler

https://www.daz3d.com/20-powerful-postwork-procedures-with-pd-howler





Creating Stunning Landscape Scenes with PD Howler

https://www.daz3d.com/how-to-create-stunning-landscape-scenes-with-pd-howler





From Real-World Landscapes to Art

Bluffwalker is a DOTM

Using Terrain.party and experimenting with Landsat images to re-experience life's moments




Howler v11.2:

Celebrating 20 Years of Project Dogwaffle!

 


Beyond Digital Painting



In other words:  Is it Real? ...or is it Puppy Rayl?





Imagine: Foraminifera on Mars?

foraminifera on
                                                          Mars?


Hello AniRhythm - the newest Dogwaffler of the Moment


PD Howler v11 is now also avalable at DAZ3D.com!
Learn more in Newsletter #140 - September to Remember



Discover Puppy Ray on GPU!

Hot! Landscape Tutorials and free Assets

 New to Dogwaffle? Get Started with 3D Designer!


This is not the Moon - it's my cup of morning coffee!


PD Artist 11.1 Summer Splash!  Learn More  |  Order now  | PD Howler 11.1


Read Newsletter #138 to learn more | Slideshow Updated! new!

Is it
                                                          Real, or is it
                                                          Puppy Rayl?it's not
                                                          what it looks
                                                          like!
 

Virtual Cooling: global relief from regional heat waves:

Summer-Splash, the refreshingly cool free Update for Howler 11



I need this - it's so cool!



PD Howler 11.1 is here! updated!PD Artist 11.1 is here!

Don't have the latest version yet? Can't afford it just yet?



Discover: Rendering with Puppy Ray





Discover: ready, set.... woof! This is v11,... This is Axehead.





Dogwaffler of the Moment: Attila Kohl




Recent Newsletters






More recent Dogwafflers of the Moment:

Hannes Wiesendanger



Dave Devoe





Your Name Here? Discover more Dogwafflers

Got an earlier version? Contact us for a discount coupon to upgrade & save.




Enhance your Experience:

L-Systems for Dogwaffle: Sierpinski and more! New!

Discovering Puppy Ray Cool!

More free Skies for Puppy Ray

Free add-ons & plugins

 Water Caustics plugin

Normal Map plugin

 Worley Noise plugin

 How to paint Cityscapes

 Creating assets with Transparent Background

Are you a Comic Book Illustrator?

Grab our free Callouts... and make your own too!


  Do you have an earlier version? Want to upgrade? Missed the promotional discount? Are you a student or faculty member at a school and teach programming,  animation, paint, gamedev, 3D landscapes, and special effects with Dogwaffle? If you have a coupon for an even better upgrade discount, be sure to use it.
If you don't have yours or lost your coupon, contact us to request one.



Read the Latest News from our Newsletter!


Not sure which one to choose?


Fun with painting

PD Particles



Paint, Visual FX & 3D

PD Artist



Paint, VFX, 3D and Motion

PD Howler

slideshow
gallery slideshow



Learn about v11
Order here

Learn about v11
 
Order here
 stuning
                                                          landscapes,
                                                          created in PD
                                                          Howler's 3D
                                                          Designer
Priced like an app!

Beyond digital painting!
Now also on Steam!



Discover Project Dogwaffle for GameDev & Nature Painting.


Watch our Main Slideshow:

Bunnies in the
                                            Tundra





PD Howler 9.5 was a Major Milestone!

Features | What's New | Slideshow | Buy Now | Free Trial

3D Designer unleashed: Realistic and fast creation of scenic landscapes with erosion, sediments, clouds, fog, ambient occlusion shading, texturing based on elevation and slope(!) with real-time cast shadows on the GPU. Export 3D mesh as OBJ file, save the texture, height map, Zbuffer depth map, lighting maps, terrain masks (snow, rock, grass), etc...Also: Local Contrast simulates HDRI effects, Ambient Occlusion adds depth and realism to foliage particle brushes(!).  Learn more here

See and learn from more examples and tutorials on our YouTube channel: pdhowler

 



Watch more videos & tutorials in our pdhowler channel on YouTube


Image below: Terrain created and rendered in Howler 9.5's 3D Designer.
Sky also rendered in Howler 9.5's 3D Designer and composited into the terrain rendering.
Foliage painted with PD Howler's Particle brushes.

can your paint program do
                                        that?


Need a tutor?

Planning a trip to Italy, Spain, France or Germany? Want to learn Japanese or Russian?
Foreign language education


Learn a Foreign Language
Beyond digital painting -
                                      Puppy Ray, 3D Stickers, Particle
                                      brushes
Left: Background created in Howler's Puppy Ray, foreground stamped with new Toon brushes. Right: Howler screenshot

 
PD Howler:
Howling Fast!



PDProject
Dogwaffle! Discover your own new 3D World

PD Howler for Paint, Motion
                                      and VIsual FX



Older Slideshows:


Foraminifera
from Mars?







Dogwaffler of the Moment

Puppy Ray for PD9 Other Products & Offers
Lake,
                            by drawsattention
 

previews/Image_2-200.jpg


get it
                            free


landscape with particles
                                    brushes, painted in PD Pro 8 a recent tutorial done with
                                    Dogwaffle animated fireworks

 

Awesome Companions: 3D Tools to use with Project Dogwaffle:

Curvy 3D

powerful modeling with curves
                      and voxels, adaptive subdivisions
Carrara

complete 3D solution,
                          does just about everything you'll ever need in
                          3D


 

Beyond Digital Painting 

 Tutoring - 2D Tools  -  3D Tools  -  Music   -   GameDev -

3d terrain animations in
                                    Carrara, foliage, skies, planets
landscape / terrain animations in Carrara



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