Interview with 2018 Sci-Tech Honoree, Hans Ripjkema

Mar 27, 2018 at 01:01 am by nickcharles

Hans Ripjkema, formerly of Rhythm & Hues, was honored in February with a Technical Achievement certificate at the 2018 Sci-Tech Awards. Specifically, Hans and his team wer.... Read More

MJ Cole's 'Pictures in my Head' Gets Wonderful Surreal Look from Experienced Designer, Nik Hill

Mar 07, 2018 at 11:02 am by nickcharles

Freelance Motion Designer, Nik Hill, went big when called on to put together a music video for MJ Cole's "Pictures in my Head." Before going freelance, Nik Hill was Art Direct.... Read More
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Book Review: The Ultimate Concept Art Career Guide

Mar 06, 2018 at 02:02 pm by nickcharles

The Ultimate Concept Art Career Guide is an expert-led handbook to help you launch, sustain, and evolve a career as an artist in the entertainment industry. With helpful insig.... Read More

GLAS Animation Festival 2017 Trailer

Mar 04, 2018 at 04:02 am by nickcharles

GLAS Animation Festival 2017 Trailer from GLAS Animation on Vimeo. You can purchase a pass for the festival on the GLAS website, as well as the full list of programs and a.... Read More

The Giant by New Media, Ltd.

Feb 16, 2018 at 04:02 am by nickcharles

The Giant from New Media Ltd on Vimeo. Directed by New Media LtdNewmedialtd.coOriginal Score by Jake Aron and Ludwig Persik With support from Paul Horton Visuals, Neighborh.... Read More

Nick's Notes: Trapcode Shine 2.0

Jan 12, 2018 at 10:00 am by nickcharles

In August, Red Giant released Trapcode Suite 14, which is a fantastic set of 11 tools for motion graphics and visual effects. Including the new Trapcode Particular 3 and Trapc.... Read More

Cleveland Clinic features 3D 'Tree of Life'

Jan 10, 2018 at 10:02 am by nickcharles

A beautifully designed, animated tree adorns a wall at the Cleveland Clinic main campus in Cleveland, Ohio. This holographic tree was created and installed by LA-based artist.... Read More

Nick's Notes: Trapcode Form 3

Jan 05, 2018 at 01:55 pm by nickcharles

In August, Red Giant released Trapcode Suite 14, which is a fantastic set of 11 tools for motion graphics and visual effects. Including the new Trapcode Particular 3 and Trapc.... Read More

Nick's Notes: Trapcode Particular 3

Dec 29, 2017 at 04:02 am by nickcharles

Red Giant is a great company because they don't just sell software for filmmakers and effects artists, but are filmmakers themselves. They enjoy what they do, and a look at.... Read More

4 ways to get the most out of Blacksmith3D

Dec 01, 2017 at 10:02 am by nickcharles

Book Review: Affinity Designer Workbook

Nov 24, 2017 at 10:02 am by nickcharles

Title: Affinity Designer WorkbookHardcover: 448 pagesPublisher: Serif Europe Ltd (October 2016) Language: EnglishISBN-13: 978-1909581036 Recently I had reviewed Affinity Desi.... Read More

Affinity Designer in Review

Nov 17, 2017 at 01:02 pm by nickcharles

Born out of a new idea within the Serif company in Europe, the Affinity range of professional graphics software started appearing with the launch of Affinity Designer in 2014..... Read More

Faceware Realtime for iClone Review

Nov 10, 2017 at 10:02 am by nickcharles

reallusion Finally, it was here. The webcam and Faceware. I was about to crest the plateau into facial motion capture. And I was doing it without looking like something from a.... Read More

XP-Pen Artist 22HD in Review

Nov 10, 2017 at 09:02 am by nickcharles

For a digital artist, having a pen display as your canvas is a wonderful thing. But, finding a display that meets your needs and is affordable can be tricky. Fortunately, ther.... Read More

Interview with Medical Animator, Joel Dubin

Oct 24, 2017 at 10:02 am by nickcharles

Joel Dubin is a medical animator and co-founder of MadMicrobe Studios, where he holds the title of creative director. Joel creates stunning 3D animation visualizing anatom.... Read More

NaNoWriMo is Coming!

Oct 16, 2017 at 10:02 am by nickcharles

November is coming up quick, and for many that means one thing - NaNoWriMo. Yes, November is National Novel Writing Month. So, the time is now to gather your ideas, get your.... Read More

Nukeygara reinvents 3D animation with Akeytsu

Oct 09, 2017 at 01:32 pm by nickcharles

After four years of rigorous development and testing, software animation pioneers Nukeygara announced Monday, Oct. 9 at IndieCade 2017 the official release of Akeytsu, a new t.... Read More

Creating Emotionally Transformative VR Experiences

Oct 09, 2017 at 09:02 am by nickcharles

Adobe CC Virtual reality (VR) is a powerful new form of storytelling that's making waves in the video industry. VR City is one company that is embracing this new medium in bot.... Read More

Unity is first game engine with source code access to Autodesk

Oct 06, 2017 at 09:02 am by nickcharles

Unite Austin 2017 We continue to be amazed by all that you create. In the past 12 months, there have been over 20 billion installs of games made with Unity! At Unite Austin,.... Read More

National Geographic Launches 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

Sep 23, 2017 at 11:02 am by nickcharles

National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000 (USD),.... Read More

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