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Ricky Grove


Ricky Grove is the managing editor at where he produces the weekly "News of the Week" and "Gallery of the Week" video programs. When he's not editing video or watching anime, Ricky works at the best bookstore in Los Angeles: The Iliad Bookshop. He has a life-long love of reading, movies and animation. He lives with his partner, writer Lisa Morton, and 2 eccentric cats in Southern California. You can discover more about Ricky at his website: and his FB Page

User Since

Mar 08, 2018


Can't make it to Unreal's Masterclass? Here's how to livestream it for free.

Jan 04, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

Epic Games' Unreal Engine experts will be at Gnomon School of VFX to present two master classes covering the fundamental concepts and workflows that drive real-time performanc.... Read More

Q Style spotlight: Behind the Scenes with the Operators

Jan 04, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

operators Behind the scenes at The Operators creative studio, artists are experimenting with in-camera processes. In this technical breakdown, they reveal how a unique 'Prem.... Read More

Lenovo introduces 2018 Lineup

Jan 04, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

Highlights of the 2018 ThinkPad T, X and L portfolio include: Thinner and Lighter designs with 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors across the line-up Broader support of.... Read More

Don Hertzfeldt Releases 'World Of Tomorrow Episode Two' on Demand

Jan 03, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

When animator Don Hertzfeldt released the first episode of World of Tomorrow in 2015 the film captured practically every award an animated film could possibly win. Now, five y.... Read More

17 Unity blog highlights from 2017

Jan 02, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

We have curated a list of some of the most well-read blogs of 2017 that we hope will spark some creativity as you ring in the new year. News & Announcements Update on Unit.... Read More

iClone turns Broadway actor into award-winning director

Jan 02, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

Charles Mandracchia is an Award Winning Director-Producer/Modeler/3D Animator/Actor/Composer/writer/Artist. He is a member of the ASIFA-Hollywood (International Animated Film.... Read More

ZBrushCentral 2017 Year in Review

Jan 02, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

ZBrushCentral has always been about the spirit of sharing: sharing art, sharing techniques and most of all sharing inspiration. With each year, the artists using ZBrush have r.... Read More

Blender projects to look forward to in 2018

Jan 02, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

The project is very lucky with attracting talent - great developers working together with fantastic artists. It's how Blender manages to stand out as a successful.... Read More

Edinburgh Short Film Festival - Submissions Now Open for 2018!

Jan 02, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

edinburgh Screening the best in International contemporary short film & programming for other festivals across the UK & Internationally,the ESFF is now open for submis.... Read More

Three Sisters by Nikolais

Jan 01, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

chekov Three Sisters by Nikolais Nikolais is the January Artist of the Month at And no wonder members voted him this honor: his work is fresh, poetic and very.... Read More

Happy New Year! 2018!

Jan 01, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

happy new year The Renderosity Magazine staff would like to wish you a very happy and healthy new year for 2018. Lets do our best to be kinder and more understanding towards o.... Read More

DaVinci Resolve Studio Used to Deliver a Dynamic Edit for Corona Commercial

Dec 30, 2017 at 12:00 am by -gToon

studio Blackmagic Design has announced that its DaVinci Resolve Studio 14 was used to complete picture post, including the edit and grade, on a new commercial for Corona Extra.... Read More

Recruitment tips from John Bestow at Axis Studios

Dec 28, 2017 at 12:00 am by -gToon

tips Head of Art at Axis Studios, Jon Bestow, reveals the dos and don'ts of snagging your ideal job in the animation industry: Be prepared - Have a CV and business cards.... Read More

December Dusk by durleybeachbum

Dec 26, 2017 at 12:00 am by -gToon

photography December Dusk by durleybeachbum The moody sunset photo is a cliche. Everyone see's a gorgeous sunset and tries to capture it's beauty using cameras of all kinds. I.... Read More

Breaking into AR with Vuforia: A Unity creator shares practical advice

Dec 26, 2017 at 12:00 am by -gToon

Learn how John Keefe and his AR studio, Draw & Code, developed a wonderful new kind of toy, get access to a comprehensive Vuforia in Unity development workflow and d.... Read More

Blender 2.8 Xmas Report

Dec 25, 2017 at 12:00 am by -gToon

Goodbye 2017 It's that time of the year again. And what a year! Blender 2.8 is shaping up and made ready for use in daily production in a Blender open movie. Early in the year.... Read More

Merry Christmas from Renderosity Magazine!

Dec 24, 2017 at 12:00 am by -gToon

Happy Holidays from Renderosity Magazine! Here are some great Christmas illustrations/photos from outstanding Renderosity artists. We hope you take the time to look the artist.... Read More

Adobe's Make it Snow Tutorial

Dec 24, 2017 at 12:00 am by -gToon

Learn how to simulate snowfall in your videos. Add depth by changing the amount of snow and rate of snowfall in the foreground and background. Artwork by Erik Johansson (h.... Read More

Turn a Photo Into a 3D Scene with Cinema 4D

Dec 22, 2017 at 12:00 am by -gToon

Today I wanted to show you how we can take photos and turn them into 3D scenes. We will touch on some basic modeling techniques mixed with a bit of camera projection and end.... Read More

Unity's Best Live Trainings of 2017

Dec 18, 2017 at 12:00 am by -gToon

This year has been a great year for us in Online Evangelism and next year is shaping up to be even better (and busier!). Coming into the end of the year I thought it might be.... Read More