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Ricky Grove

About


Ricky Grove is the managing editor at Renderosity.com where he produces the weekly "News of the Week" and "Gallery of the Week" video programs. When he's not editing video or watching anime, Ricky works at the best bookstore in Los Angeles: The Iliad Bookshop. He has a life-long love of reading, movies and animation. He lives with his partner, writer Lisa Morton, and 2 eccentric cats in Southern California. You can discover more about Ricky at his website: www.rgrove.com and his FB Page


User Since

Mar 08, 2018

-gToon

Instant Grass in Cinema 4D tutorial

Sep 19, 2018 at 04:45 am by -gToon

Aleksey Voznesenski's YouTube channel is filled with really good (and short) Cinema 4D tutorials. One of my favorites is his sort tut "Instant Grass". Grass can take a lot o.... Read More

Mamoon, an Eperimental Mixed-Media Animated Short Film by Blue Zoo

Sep 18, 2018 at 01:10 pm by -gToon

Mamoon from Blue Zoo on Vimeo. As part of Blue Zoo's long-running animated short films programme, a brief was sent out to everyone in the studio to pitch an idea to tell an.... Read More

New Blender Add-On for Unreal Engine

Sep 17, 2018 at 02:16 pm by -gToon

This add-ons allows you to export content created with Blender to Unreal Engine 4. Working on object packs for Unreal Engine 4 can be complicated with Blender. That's why I c.... Read More

260 Free PBR Textures Now Available for Download!

Sep 14, 2018 at 01:06 pm by -gToon

Hey! I'm Dorian Zgraggen, the guy behind cgbookcase.com, a website that offers more than 200 free PBR textures. PBR stands for “physically based rendering&r.... Read More

Video: THREADS by Torill Kove

Sep 13, 2018 at 12:41 pm by -gToon

In her latest animated short, Academy Award®-winning director Torill Kove explores the beauty and complexity of parental love, the bonds that we form over time, and the.... Read More

Gallery: Taos, New Mexico by M.D. McCallum

Sep 12, 2018 at 01:02 pm by -gToon

 I think we often overlook the work of casual photographers. In fact, the word "casual" implies a lack of seriousness which, in turn, implies "amateur". I don't think thi.... Read More

The first-ever Unity Humble Bundle is available now

Sep 10, 2018 at 11:25 am by -gToon

We are excited to announce that we partnered with Humble Bundle to launch our very first Unity Humble Bundle, which includes seven Steam games made with Unity, ten popula.... Read More

Vendor of the Month for September 2018: NIRVY

Sep 08, 2018 at 09:00 am by -gToon

Vendor of the Month for September 2018 is Nirvy. Our vendor of the month for September 2018, is the talented artist Nirvy. This artist joined Renderosity in 2003 and has.... Read More

Artist of the Month for September 2018: moebiustraveller

Sep 07, 2018 at 10:00 am by -gToon

Renderosity members have voted moebiustraveller as the September Artist of the Month. This bold artist creates striking images drawn from fantasy and science fiction. He uses.... Read More

Video Gallery: My Siggraph 2018

Sep 04, 2018 at 04:00 am by -gToon

I enjoyed Siggraph this year very much. I spent four somewhat frantic days going to panels, attending demos and press luncheons, visiting the Siggraph production and art galle.... Read More

2018 Siggraph Conference Photo Gallery

Sep 02, 2018 at 08:57 pm by -gToon

Siggraph 2018 was a great experience for me. I took hundreds of photos and shot many videos. I've chosen what I think are some of the best photographs of the time I spent.... Read More

Unity Siggraph 2018 Recap: A Real-Time Revolution!

Aug 30, 2018 at 03:02 pm by -gToon

SIGGRAPH is the melting pot where the newest of technologies and the brightest of minds come together under one roof. This year’s conference took place August 12-18 in V.... Read More

VIDEO: 9 Ways To Draw a Person by Sasha Svirsky

Aug 28, 2018 at 11:37 am by -gToon

By mixing abstraction, collage, drawing animation the author invites us into a spontaneous and unsystematic research of potential of the animation and leads us into the worl.... Read More

At Shilin Night Market by John Martin II

Aug 27, 2018 at 01:45 pm by -gToon

This remarkable street photograph was taken at the Shilin Night Market in Taiwan by John Martin II. It is such a great photograph full of spontaneity and life. It captures a m.... Read More

5 Tech Trends from Siggraph 2018

Aug 21, 2018 at 12:46 pm by -gToon

The 45th annual Siggraph computer graphics conference closed last week. I attended four out of the five days of this jam-packed conference which took place in the am.... Read More

Wednesday at Siggraph 2018

Aug 16, 2018 at 12:30 am by -gToon

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Vancouver, B.C. Soundtrack: none, just the natural sounds of the city Schedule: Gravity Sketch Meet & De.... Read More

Tuesday at Siggraph 2018

Aug 15, 2018 at 10:08 am by -gToon

Tuesday, August 14th, Vancouver, B.C. Soundtrack: somafm.com "DefCon Radio" Schedule: Curo booth Reallusion booth Unity booth Maxon.... Read More

Monday at Siggraph

Aug 14, 2018 at 01:35 am by -gToon

Monday, August 13th, Vancouver, B.C. Soundtrack: ArchAndroid by Janelle Monae Schedule: Foundry Breakfast Briefing Siggraph Medi.... Read More

Sunday at Siggraph

Aug 12, 2018 at 02:13 pm by -gToon

Sunday, August 12th, Vancouver, B.C., Canada I always like to ease into the Siggraph conference. Which is why Sunday is definitely the way to start this inc.... Read More

SIGGRAPH 2018 Spotlights Women in Computer Graphics

Aug 10, 2018 at 02:35 pm by -gToon

CHICAGO—SIGGRAPH 2018, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational event showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive.... Read More