Happy penguin loves to waffle and howl

This is issue #129 of the Dogwaffler of the Moment, a sporadic, artsy newsletter for and about users of Project Dogwaffle.

  Countdown to Christmas 2016

Hello again,

here is another update from the "Dogwaffler of the Moment", our sporadic newsletter about digital painting and animation as well as visual effects and exploring 3D creativity with Project Dogwaffle. If you want to catch up on recent or prior issues of our newsletters and announcements, start here:

This specific newsletter issue is here:

In this issue:

Sale:  12 days to Christmas

You can read more about it here:  http://www.thebest3d.com/sales

Christmas Holiday Sale

Discount: 35% off regular prices
(the discount is automagic, no discount coupon needed).

Good from December 11 through December 25.

Applies to the following:

PD Howler 10

New lower Regular:  $67 - promotional price at checkout: $43.55
To order, click this link:

PD Artist 10

Regular: $27 - promotional price at checkout: $17.55
To order, click this link:

PD Particles 9

Regular: $7.99 - promotional price at checkout: $5.19
To order, click this link:


Also available through the developer's site, Dan Ritchie: Squirreldome.com

Upgrade from v9.6 to get an even better discount.

Do you have an earlier version, v9.5 or 9.6? 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.

Game Dev: Cityscapes #3 is here!

Start here to see the current state of the Cityscapes project:


A new set of city blocks has been assembled, Cityscapes 003 is here.


We also have several new tutorials there:


painted with cityscapes brushes, plus added filters for post FX

Tutorials: More Cityscapes brushes, and 3D Lighting

As a reminder, many more tutorials can be seen here:

and: also here:

New Tutorial: How to use the brushes from Cityscapes 003


More new tutorials for working with city blocks and painting cityscapes can be found here:


New Tutorial: Lighting in 3D, with 3D Designer

Dan Ritchie shows how he
sets or plays with the lighting and shadows for various effects in 3D Designer, part of PD Artist and PD Howler


If you didn't know that Project Dogwaffle has this 3D capability in 3D Designer (and other modules or filters), have a look at the River Canyon series of tutorials, a playlist with dozens of tutorials centered on using the 3D Designer for creating landscapes with a variety of mountains:


The Last Draw: Winter is Coming!

If it's not already here, that is.

Some of you have experienced very cold conditions already. Others are just starting to prepare for the first winter storms. It's a good time to get creative, to start painting, rendering and animating, with a dominant amount of white themes and cold blue.

Here are a few, old and new. We hope it inspires to stay close to your PC, near the warmth of the cooling fan.

see the animations:

Winter is Coming:


Winter has arrived:

And that's a wrap, for now.
Thanks for waffling and howling!  

the goddess of sadness, painted with Project Dogwaffle by nBT
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