Monthly Archives: August 2014

Compositing

An alpha channel, known as a matte channel or image matte is a greyscale channel that controls the opacity of an image.  White or zero is completely opaque and solid while black is fully transparent with grey being partly transparent. Chroma key TIFF and TARGA FILES can carry an alpha channel. Behind the Magic: The […]

Professional

COPYRIGHT YouTube Copyright Basics Creative Collaboration & Why Copyright Counts Applying Fair-Go Principles to Filmmaking Nothing Beats the Real Thing FILM  FESTIVALS Australia INTELLECTUAL  PROPERTY IP Awareness OHS How to sit ergonomically at the computer SHOWREELS SKILLS  The Core Skills of VFX Neil Gaiman Addresses the University of Arts Class of 2012 ORGANISATIONS ACM SIGGRAPH is […]

Dynamics

 Additional information and resources I have collected along the way are at the end of these assessment blogs. DYNAMICS  002 REPORT 2B:  Schooner, Sail Boat Starting on this adventure, translating my sailing research into dynamics was not off to a good start.  When moving the sail boat the pieces of the model were not staying […]

Programming

w3schools.com: The language for building web pages Women Who Code:  Sydney and Meetup Sydney Python User Group (SyPy) Monthly Meetup MEL and PYTHON scripting my assessment and a collection of notes An interesting article in iiNet’s September 2015 eNewsletter:  Should students learn how to code? PYTHON     UV LAYOUT TOOL     SCRIPT “””Script Name: […]