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The Secret To Dramatic Light


The Secret To Dramatic Light If there’s any secret to 3D light, then it starts with something bright. Don’t be afraid to go way outside the RGB limits. Amplify your light, and make it extremely strong. In order for your image to survive this strong light effect,  it can be a good idea to position […]


The Shades of Grey


The Shades of Grey Inspiration can come from anywhere. Sometimes, I’m struggling to get the right color aspect, the right camera angle, spending time to test and see if everything looks good only to discover that the whole thing isn’t worth a dime….. And I remember those classy old fashioned photographs, full of atmosphere, of […]


Now Import 3D Animation Into Photoshop CC

1 From a post on the Gamasutra website (the Art and Business of Making Games), I learned that we can now “Import 3D animated characters into Photoshop CC”. Source image: This service is provided in collaboration with the animation company Mixamo. Source image: The Mixamo website explains that: “With Mixamo, Photoshop CC 2014 […]


Add Sizzle & Pop To Your Renders – Free and Low Cost Photoshop Actions


Abstract Photoshop Actions Here is a selection of renders and photoshop actions that you can use to add that something extra to your renders. We’ve got something from these naturally inspired foliage renders to explosives and watercolor effects. Remember to check that what you are wanting to download is compatible with your computer and the […]


3D Scanned Body – Human Skin As Landscape


Source image: Usual story, while I was looking for something else I came across the following article by Margaret Rhodes on Wired. She was writing about a new video put out by a British band Duologue’s for their song Memex Pictured above, is one of the stills. Rhodes writes that those behind the video, the […]


Spheree – Around The Sun And Across The Universe


Spheree A while back we did a post about Siggraph 2014, so here is one technology that was presented there. Found out about this on the IEEE Spectrum website in a post by Jeremy Hsu, who was writing about Spheree, a spherical display that lets you see 3D animations at any angle. This technology was […]


Who’s responsible for the living dead?

0 Animation in 2014 I was interested in looking at a very few of the 2014 animated movies to see who is behind the effects. How to train your dragon 2  Release date: June 2014  Directed by Dean DeBlois, who also wrote the script along with Cressida Cowell.  Studio: DreamWorks Animation, with just a few […]