Tag Archives: vfx

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 […]

HDR Images

High Dynamic Range Images – HDRI  HDRI (High Dynamic Range Imaging)  is a technology that expands the dynamic range of an image and shows details in both shadows and highlights. Dynamic Range is a range of brightness values that can be recorded on media (film, photographic plate, photographic paper) or on the matrix of a digital […]

Texturing

  For Maya to understand how to apply a 2D texture to a 3D polygon a 2D coordinate system, called UV  texture space is used.  Texture Space, a 2D map axis system allows for the assignment of a UV-axis to the polygons.  UVs are 2D representations of a 3D object. The UV texture space relates […]

Drawing, Design and Creativity

AREA Artist of the Year Jorge Baldeón CREATIVE TYPES by Adobe Creative – test MOTION BY DESIGN  –  Complete Motion Graphic Guide 8 Ways to Establish Time and Place in Game Scenes Imagine you’re a time traveler who loses complete control of your time travel device (whether it’s a car, a hot tub, or a magical […]

Colour

Colour is about communicating, a subjective thing.  It is not only about the overall look, there is the dilemma of sunny days vs overcast sky in a scene, using colour to enhance different environments and geographies, creating juxtaposition between scenes.  Might be a warm and colourful film with the need to feel the environment, like […]

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 bringing them together in the final image.  In the Post-Production Visual Effects Industry, compositing is a vital step to achieving final, finished shot imagery.  Utilizing […]

Dynamics

MY  REFERENCE  FOR  LEARNING and SOME RESOURCES I’M COLLECTING ALONG THE WAY THE ENGINEERING TOOL BOX  |  Densities of Common Materials Crafting feathers and fur for this student rendering challenge-winning image Additional references maybe also be found on my Tutorials, Magazines, Links and Resources blog under Autodesk. Creating Streaks Gravity Field Hardware rendering particles Lynda Tutorial: […]

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

V-RAY WINS ACADEMY AWARD Vector-based or 3D software uses mathematical algorithms and geometric functions and rendering is the process of calculating this information, converting into raster images, to produce a 2D picture. The rendered picture is made up of pixels that create the image or movie file.  The lights, shadows, colours, movement, placement of textures and […]

Lighting and Rendering

This post is made up of information that I have collected and continually adding to along my journey about lighting, shaders, rendering. Top 10 reasons to take part in student rendering challenges 3drender.com – Three D lighting and rendering including challenges The Science of Rendering Photorealistic CGI Disney’s Practical Guide to Path Tracing CG Channel.com MAXDEPTH Resolution Revolution Redux: […]