Jul 3, 2017

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Flux 2.0 for Houdini preview

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(Updated) A new preview video is up showing trimming of flat surfaces, the ability to create a low poly version of models with a few clicks, etc. Watch it on Vimeo….

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Notan Arte Digital’s making of the Forbes Women campaign

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Notan Arte Digital has released a making-of video for an award winning campaign that featured female versions of Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Carlos Slim. The images, created for Forbes Brazil and conceived by Ogilvy Brazil, are intended to highlight the pay gap between the genders, illustrating …

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Creating a forest with Quixel Megascans assets in UE4

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Quixel has released an hour long video tutorial by Wiktor Öhman demonstrating how to create a real-time forest environment, starting with building a modular road mesh in Maya before moving to Unreal to populate the scene using models from the Megascans library.  Watch it on YouTube (expect content a…

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Instagram should let users save and share their photo preferences

 While the world waits for Instagram to launch a location-sharing feature à la Snapchat, it’s worth wondering about the potential arrival of something far more simple and obvious: user-preset filters.
Instagram now allows you to prioritize your favorite filters at the beginning of the list and leave the ones that you don’t use often at the end. However, each user has their own… Read More

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Internet Stone Soup

 I’d wake up my computer and discover, to my dismay, that it had not. I was a full-time blogger, the little brother to the journalist, the digital-ink-stained wretch that pounded out content for millions of readers with speed and attempted accuracy. I don’t consider myself that now – I needed a bit of a break from chasing news – but I still write too much and sit around… Read More