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Access:VFX month

Access:VFX month

Access:VFX will be touring the UK throughout October to raise awareness of the visual effects industry as a career path for young people.

SIGGRAPH: A newbie's perspective

SIGGRAPH: A newbie's perspective

This was my first year attending the much talked about SIGGRAPH conference and it was with a sense of excitement and anticipation that I finalised my preparations for departure.

12 resources you need for Maya

12 resources you need for Maya

The human imagination is a powerful thing. It has built thriving metropolises, constructed awe inspiring automation, and designed groundbreaking inventions to improve our quality of life. It’s even created a wealth of entertainment, which gives us some much needed escapism and tells the stories that we as a species crave, taking us to distant planets to discover new life or giving us powers that defy our reality.

V-Ray for Houdini Beta launches

V-Ray for Houdini Beta launches

3D artists and animators using Houdini can now try out Chaos Group’s most powerful CPU & GPU renderer, V-Ray.

13 ZBrush resources

13 ZBrush resources

Since 1999 Pixologic has been providing artists with tools for sculpting, painting, and texturing 3D models. 

Autodesk University: VFX Cloud Workflows

Autodesk University: VFX Cloud Workflows

Escape Technology sponsored Autodesk University last month, where our CTO Lee Danskin gave an insightful talk on cloud workflows and the future of the cloud in visual effects.

Why Arnold?

Why Arnold?

Technology is constantly evolving within the computer graphics industry and there’s an ever growing market of renderers. Whether you’re creating visual effects for commercials, TV, or film it’s important to find the right solution for your workflow.

Lexhag: Small Screen VFX

Lexhag: Small Screen VFX

Since their beginnings in the early 90s visual effects have been in a constant state of evolution. As technology has developed, so has what we see on screen. And where physical props were once used to bring fantasy to life, studios now opt for computer graphics to create incredible images on the small and silver screens.

Realflow for Maya

Realflow for Maya

Realflow for Maya is a plugin for creating high-quality fluid animations. VFX artists around the globe use Realflow to generate particle effects for oceans, waterfalls, and other liquids.

RailClone

RailClone

RailClone is an industry leading parametric modelling plugin for 3ds Max. Used by artists in the visual effects and AEC markets, RailClone enables users to create sophisticated procedural objects easily without using code.

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