Category Assessment

Show Reel Studio: Process Diary

RESEARCH,  REFERENCE,  INSPIRATION and WORK Design Centre Enmore 3D Art and Animation (DCE3D) MY GRADUATING  MAJOR  WORK DESIGN  CENTRE  ENMORE,  SYDNEY:  Bachelor of 3D Art and Animation COURSE  COORDINATOR:  Richard Cass LECTURER  MENTOR:  Vincent  Rossini MENTOR:  Kim Nguyen MODELS:  Alvaro Luna Bautista, 3drender.com, Challenge #14 showReel_animaticCritique_B   Password:  train_01 Models are from 3dRender.com lighting challenges. […]

Rigging

MOTION BUILDER – 3D character animation software.  Capture, edit, and play back complex character animation in a highly responsive, interactive environment. Work with a display that’s optimized for both animators and directors. ADVANCED SKELETON Advanced Skeleton can create rigs with unlimited body configurations, 3 heads, 5 legs, 100 fingers, & anything goes. Not only creatures, but you […]

Modelling Process Diary

MODELLING and SCULPTING Meet the Experts: Pixar Animation Studios, The OpenSubdiv Project Two dimensional is having width and height but no depth. Three dimensional is having width, height and depth like a solid object. Blender is a professional, free and open-source 3D computer graphics softwaretoolset used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed […]

Compositing

Compositing is the process of putting back together elements of a shot or scene that have been rendered separately.  These layers give the compositor the ability to alter elements when finishing before integrating and bringing them together in the final image.  In the Post-Production Visual Effects Industry, compositing is a vital step to achieving final, […]

Dynamics

MY  REFERENCE  FOR  LEARNING and SOME RESOURCES I’M COLLECTING ALONG THE WAY Maya’s node based architecture, nodes with attributes that are connected gives Maya its flexible procedural qualities.  Each node performs some operation on the data that is passing through it with each node having attributes to accomplish a specific task. Dynamics is the complex […]

Programming

w3schools.com: The language for building web pages Women Who Code:  Sydney and Meetup Sydney Python User Group (SyPy) Monthly Meetup EAT 3D Autodesk Maya Scripting – An introduction and Applications Luiz Kruel LEARN COED the HARD WAY  THE NEW BOSTON LESTER BANKS:  LEARN ARTIST FRIENDLY PYTHON FOR MAYA FROM DHRUV GOVIL Quality Coding, Inc.  YouTube STACK […]

Rendering Process Diary

Lighting my first project.  A Mechanical Arm which must be fixed to a stationary position. The phong shader I chose for the walls, when adding lights there was an unnatural reflection. Changing the shader to a Lambert in the Attribute Editor solved this problem, not realise how different the shader textures would look with the […]

Texture Process Diary

3D TEXTURING PROCESS DIARY Texturing is the process of applying the surface qualities to objects such as colours and texture, assigning 2D images to 3D objects. Notes from Lanier, L., 2011. Maya studio projects. Texturing and lighting. Sybex, Indianapolis, Ind. p123 UV snapshot and bitmap texture resolutions of 512, 1024, 2048 are resolutions commonly used in […]

Animation Process Diary

What is Animation? Animation is not necessarily the re-creation of living things; it can be the exaggeration of living things to create more vivid forms. Animation shows us change over time, which could be the position, size, colour or shape. It uses the principle of persistence of vision, such as the Zoetrope to create the illusion […]