Category Creativity

Photography

COVID-19 Resources for Photographers The world as we knew it has paused for the moment, perhaps changed forever. As for many in the arts, the global pandemic is posing huge and unfolding challenges for the entire photography community, from individual practitioners, to collectives and agencies, as well as global institutions and organizations. The COVID-19 situation impacts […]

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Games and such things

Metaverse: Open for business? XR What Is XR, and How Is It Radically Transforming Industries? Autodesk to Acquire The Wild, Extended Reality (XR) Solutions Provider for Immersive and Collaborative Workspaces for Design and Construction VR VR VIRTUAL REALITY CINEMA MELBOURNE -Sessions are generally 25-30 mins and you will see 4 shorts. -Screens Local & International […]

Audio

SOUNDS OF NATURE  |  #NSWParks IMPROVE YOUR VOICEOVERS – Premier Pro ROYALTY FREE STOCK MUSIC SOUND PERSPECTIVE – Podcasts LIVING EARTH Offers a range of natural soundscapes, transporting you to wild places and reminding you of nature’s more gentle pace of life.  In nearly twenty years of recording in remote locations, we’ve been fascinated by […]

Drawing, Design and Creativity

AREA Artist of the Year Jorge Baldeón DESIGN Composition refers to the layout of the different elements for the overall scene, using suitable sizes and positions of different images and assets. White space is not necessarily a white colour – it is any blank space and can be used effectively to emphasise key parts of the graphic.  […]

Colour

Colour is how we perceive the difference in the wavelengths of light.  There are three primary colours of light, red, green and blue.  At the heart of colour theory is the colour wheel, which was created in the late 17th century by Sir Isaac Newton. Best known for his physics breakthroughs, Newton mapped the colour spectrum […]

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, […]

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 […]

3D and VFX

VFX in 2021: What Works, Who Works & What’s Changing Forever Tutorial – Creating a Stylized CG Scene n this tutorial, I walk through the process of creating a stylized CG scene from scratch. I cover: The order of steps I took to create the image The most important phases in each step The techniques and […]

Camera, Lighting and Motion Capture

ALSO   PHOTOGRAPHY LIGHTING and RENDERING The story is told through the camera, being used to manipulate the elements while letting the viewer know what they need to focus on and how they might feel. Get out there and have a go. The camera is used to manipulate the elements of the scene, focusing viewers on what […]

Storyboards and Animatics

STORYBOARDS A storyboard is a graphic organizer that consists of illustrations or images displayed in sequence for the purpose of pre-visualizing a motion picture, animation, motion graphic or interactive media sequence. The storyboarding process, in the form it is known today, was developed at Walt Disney Productions during the early 1930s, after several years of similar processes being in use at Walt Disney and other animation studios. Storyboards are used for […]