Category Archives: Animation

Computer modelling, lighting, texturing and rigging

Caught Out

Just when you think you have got the hang of something… Modo has an interesting concept of what an “item” is. In most 3d modelling tools I have used, the levels of selection are: vertex, edge, polygon, and object. (ok … Continue reading

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Worked through the tutorial for Maya Compositor (Toxik). Thought I would post the result – partly to see how to link video to the blog.   Maya Compositor Tutorial Final on Vimeo. Well – that seemed pretty easy…

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Cheap Messiah

If you want some high quality animation tools cheap, you could try this: link The makers of Messiah are doing a cheap deal – caveat is that the deal only becomes real if enough people take them up on it. … Continue reading

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Dalmatians that is. Watched the original cartoon last night. I had forgotten how stylish the artwork was, the ink like backgrounds are lovely. Really enjoyed seeing it again.

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New Toy

I’ve finally got around to looking at Modo for 3d modelling. I had a go at their quick start tutorial… The start was anything but quick; It seemed to take me forever to sort out the canvas such that a … Continue reading

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