The Art of Story: Five Reasons Authors Must Participate in NaNoWriMo

Aug 06, 2016 at 11:14 pm by mhaase75

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short, is an annual event that has inspired authors from all over the world to write a novel over the course of November. That's.... Read More

Emergence by CajunBeauty

Aug 06, 2016 at 10:55 pm by -gToon

Emergence by CajunBeauty Cajun Beauty's Emergence is such a great example of how a talented, feeling artist can push the boundaries of realism with color, subject and style. T.... Read More

NVIDIA Siggraph 2016 Talks Available On Demand

Aug 05, 2016 at 09:15 pm by -gToon

GET THE LATEST NEWS IN VISUALIZATION NVIDIA showcased amazing new products and technologies for design and visualization at SIGGRAPH 2016, including talks and demos on NVIDIA.... Read More

Book Review: Anatomy for 3D Artists

Aug 05, 2016 at 08:51 pm by nickcharles

Anatomy for 3D Artists Paperback: 288 pages 3DTotal Publishing ISBN-13: 978-1909414242 I've recently been perusing a wonderful book from 3DTotal Publishing, titled Anatomy fo.... Read More

Freelance Experience: The Generalist - Fighting the Digital Darkness

Aug 05, 2016 at 08:40 pm by Warlord720

What? You thought you were the only one? Not hardly my friend. We are legion. We are the generalist that rarely does the same thing twice. Monotony... never. Don't want to go.... Read More

The Solus Project Game Review

Aug 04, 2016 at 09:32 pm by Warlord720

I have just spent a couple of hours exploring a cave system in the VR release of The Solus Project. I don't mean looking at it on a monitor... I mean exploring it. Inside th.... Read More

SideFX 2016 Houdini Customer Demo Reel

Aug 04, 2016 at 08:27 pm by nickcharles

SideFX is proud to present the 2016 Demo Reel featuring the amazing work of Houdini customers worldwide. The shots in this reel are a small sampling of the creativity and hard.... Read More

Presenting: A Look Inside Poser 11 with Les Garner on Aug 6th

Aug 03, 2016 at 08:59 pm by nemirc

Presenting: A Look Inside Poser 11 with Les Garner aka Sixus1 Won't you join us this Saturday (12 noon EST) LIVE on our YouTube Stream: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClo.... Read More

Qube! Powers Award-Winning Medical Animation

Aug 03, 2016 at 07:44 pm by -gToon

[Source: PipelineFX Press Release] LOS ANGELES, CA (August 2, 2016) - Not every animation company can say that its work directly helps humanity. But not every animation compan.... Read More

Make That Prop Your Own, Part 2 - Adding a Custom Texture

Aug 03, 2016 at 03:32 pm by nemirc

In my previous article "Make That Prop Your Own - Creating a Custom Texture" I discussed how to modify a prop texture so it looked exactly the way you want. In that example, I.... Read More

An Interview with Professional Artist, Mary Poplin (Part Two)

Aug 03, 2016 at 03:18 pm by nickcharles

What are your proudest achievements? Is there anything you would consider highlights of your career thus far? I painted the matte paintings for Salazar Slytherin, Rowena Raven.... Read More

Humble and Postal Deliver Seamless In-Camera Effects for LensCrafters Campaign

Aug 02, 2016 at 10:03 am by -gToon

New York, NY (August 1, 2016) - Humble and its in-house sister shop for design and VFX, Postal, recently launched a new LensCrafters campaign brought to life through intricate.... Read More

British Sci Fi Pulp Cover Art Selection

Jul 30, 2016 at 10:59 pm by -gToon

The wonderful and strange covers of sci fi magazines and paperbacks have been the subject of many conversations at conventions and sci fi websites. Not to mention the fact tha.... Read More

Renderman 21 Now Available!

Jul 30, 2016 at 10:58 pm by -gToon

[Source: Pixar.com] RenderMan 21 For the first time, RenderMan now ships with the same shaders & lights used at Pixar, the very same that created Finding Dory ... provi.... Read More

Reallusion Announces 2016 3D Character Design Contest

Jul 29, 2016 at 10:14 pm by -gToon

[Source: Reallusion Press Release] UK (July 27th 2016) --Reallusion and Polycount announce the 2016 Game Character Design Contest aimed at all 3D artists, animators and game d.... Read More

SIGGRAPH 2016 Concludes with Strong Showing of Attendees and Exhibitors from Around the World

Jul 29, 2016 at 08:54 pm by -gToon

SIGGRAPH 2016 Experience Hall_ Image by Jim Hagarty SIGGRAPH 2016, the world's leading interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics.... Read More

DAGNER from Michael Fragstein

Jul 29, 2016 at 08:42 pm by bwsupport

  DAGNER from Michael Fragstein on Vimeo.   You see my eyes are openDon't need 'em blind or foldedFollow the thin red line! Music: Dan Freeman And The Serious.... Read More

Thursday @ Siggraph

Jul 29, 2016 at 12:18 am by -gToon

VR Village and Emerging Technologies One of my favorite places at any Siggraph is the Emerging Technologies section and, more recently, the VR Village. I had planned to spend.... Read More

Unity 5.4 is Now Available for FREE Download!

Jul 28, 2016 at 11:12 pm by -gToon

[Source: Unity blog] The wait is over, and Unity 5.4 has been released! You can download it here. As we announced in March, we've put extra resources into beta testing Unity 5.... Read More

Autodesk Releases Maya 2017, Maya LT 2017 and Stingray 1.4

Jul 28, 2016 at 08:07 pm by -gToon

[Source: Autodesk Press Release] San Francisco, CA (July 26, 2016) - At SIGGRAPH 2016, Autodesk unveiled its latest version of 3D animation and modeling software for indie ga.... Read More

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