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Ricky Grove

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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

Art Gallery: Yoko by muwawya

Jul 20, 2018 at 01:23 pm by -gToon

While putting together this week's Gallery of the Week (the Anime/Manga gallery), I came across the works of Muwaya. This remarkable Daz Studio artist is a master of the actio.... Read More

Siggraph Art Gallery's Behind the Mask: Exploring the Origins of the Transformation Mask

Jul 18, 2018 at 08:30 am by -gToon

The SIGGRAPH 2018 Art Gallery will fuse technology and art to bridge the gap between the past and the future. The theme for this year’s gallery is “Origi.... Read More

Renderosity Gallery of the Week: 3ds Max

Jul 17, 2018 at 01:50 pm by -gToon

The Renderosity Gallery of the Week for July 16, 2018, is the 3ds Max Gallery. Autodesk's 3ds Max has been one of the top 3d applications for deca.... Read More

Video Gallery: Pombo Loves You

Jul 15, 2018 at 01:35 pm by -gToon

Pombo Loves You from Steve Warne on Vimeo. A distant father confronts a heroic but troubled past-life as an ’80’s TV show mascot named Pombo. Steve Warne is a.... Read More

Art Gallery: Shooting Star by esper77

Jul 13, 2018 at 12:45 pm by -gToon

esper77's Shooting Star is a superb city/landscape digital artwork. It has that magical quality you usually assoiate with Pixar or modern Disney, but there's also a bit of Van.... Read More

Electronic Theater Announces Lineup of 25 Short Films and Presentations, Award Winners; VR Theater to Present 14 Projects, Including First Student Work

Jul 12, 2018 at 06:00 am by -gToon

CHICAGO, July 12, 2018 —SIGGRAPH 2018, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational event showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interacti.... Read More

Unlock iPhone X’s Face Tracking Power with Reallusion’s LIVE FACE for CrazyTalk Animator 3

Jul 11, 2018 at 01:07 pm by -gToon

iPhone X’s exclusive face tracking power was only known for usage with Animojis in Facetime, but now Reallusion’s LIVE FACE app unlocks its full potential by live.... Read More

Art Gallery: Nurys (Alternate Main) by missuskisses

Jul 06, 2018 at 01:30 pm by -gToon

It's refreshing to see an African American face in the Renderosity galleries. Actually, there are more than one might realize. I was particularly taken with a recent discovery.... Read More

Adobe 2018 Summit Online!

Jul 04, 2018 at 03:16 pm by -gToon

The 2018 Adobe Summit closed in March, but many of the keynote speeches and sessions are now available for screening online. Dozens of great speakers and compelling panel disc.... Read More

Tutorial: Create Simple Lower Thirds in After Affects CC

Jul 03, 2018 at 10:00 am by -gToon

Sergei Prokhnevskiy has one of the best tutorial channels on YouTube. His tutorials are short, concise and very useful. Check out this recent post by Sergei on yow to.... Read More

Krita 4.1.0 Released Published

Jun 30, 2018 at 02:17 pm by -gToon

  Three months after the release of Krita 4.0, we’re releasing Krita 4.1! This release includes the following major new features: A new reference images tool.... Read More

Art Gallery: Star man (work in progress) by Jundo

Jun 30, 2018 at 12:23 pm by -gToon

Homage to the late great David Bowie. This is 100% vector art, quite a massive undertaking. It's hard to believe that this creative portrait of the late David Bowie is ve.... Read More

Tutorial: Create a Low-Poly Town in Cinema 4D

Jun 29, 2018 at 12:48 pm by -gToon

In this MAXON Cinema 4D motion graphic tutorial we are going to be taking a look at how to make this low poly town model in Cinema 4D.   https://www.MOBOXGRAPHICS.co.... Read More

SIGGRAPH 2018 TO DEBUT IMMERSIVE PAVILION WITH VRCADE AND VILLAGE

Jun 29, 2018 at 12:43 pm by -gToon

SIGGRAPH 2018, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational event showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, has announced i.... Read More

MODO 12.1 is now available

Jun 27, 2018 at 12:21 pm by -gToon

Foundry has released Modo 12.1. This is the second of 3 planned updates in the 12 series of its powerful and flexible 3D modeling, texturing and rendering toolset Integrated.... Read More

Video: Sam Lane's "Spell of the West"

Jun 25, 2018 at 11:00 am by -gToon

On an isolated cacti farm, three stressed out birds ask a cowgirl to help put a stop to the elusive Ax-Man. A potential pilot for a series and –My third year film.... Read More

Art Gallery: Walking group by richten

Jun 23, 2018 at 12:22 pm by -gToon

It's an all female adventuring group, and it's what I think is the fundamental group. It's a medusa priestess, a human wizard, a human viking fighter and a tiefling thief. W.... Read More

C4D X Particles Trails - Cinema 4D Tutorial (Free Project

Jun 22, 2018 at 10:52 am by -gToon

Today we'll be creating particle trails in Cinema 4D. We'll be using the X Particles Plugin for C4D. We're going for that fiber optic look! You can download the free proje.... Read More

Red Giant Releases Comprehensive Training Series for Trapcode Form 3

Jun 21, 2018 at 05:45 am by -gToon

Become a motion graphics expert in building immortal particle grids and 3D objects with new tutorial series led by award-winning filmmaker Chad Perkins; available now on YouTu.... Read More

Blender Tutorial. A cup of tea.

Jun 20, 2018 at 08:56 pm by -gToon

It is time for a TEA. This is a tutorial on a modeling the cup of tea in Blender, setting up materials for Cycles, and create a bright and realistic image. This tutorial is.... Read More