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Michelle Willard


Former reporter. Recovering archaeologist. Political nerd.

User Since

Mar 08, 2018


AppUpdates: Epic releases Composure for Unreal Engine

Aug 22, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

Epic released on Tuesday a new compositing tool inside Unreal Engine 4.17 that enables users to composite real world images or video footage with CG imagery in real time. Call.... Read More

Renderosity Artist Profile - greenpots

Aug 22, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

Artist/Vendor Profile: greenpots greenpots is a craftsman when it comes to 3D objects and scenes. His work is detailed an stylish. I came across his work when Jenn at Rend.... Read More

AppUpdates: Arnold is now free for educational institutions

Aug 21, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

With the recent addition of the Autodesk Licensing Framework, Solid Angle is now able to offer some excellent new ways to use Arnold. At SIGGRAPH2017 the company announced t.... Read More

Lenovo brings new gamer-centric PCs to market

Aug 21, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

Lenovo kicked off gamescom 2017 Monday morning by announcing three new products designed with gamers in mind. RAM-ifications of Overclockable Memory First was an exclusive O.... Read More

Sveva opens up about her daughter's death, love of birds

Aug 18, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

Susan Justice, who is known as Sveva (pronounced "Svayva") to the Renderosity community, is a consistent creator of 3D figure assets, 3D models and 2D graphics in a wide range.... Read More

Renderosity vendor Coflek-gnorg has an active imagination

Aug 14, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

From his home in Croatia, Renderosity vendor Coflek-gnorg, or Dominik in real life, creates props, scenes and architectural products for a variety of genres. Dominik said he s.... Read More

Hugo Awards 2017 Announced

Aug 12, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

2017 Hugo Awards Announced View Original August 11th, 2017 The 75th World Science Fiction Convention announced the winners of the 2017 Hugo A.... Read More

Code School: Free Weekend August 18-20

Aug 16, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

FREE WEEKEND | AUGUST 18-20 To celebrate reaching 4 million learners on Code School, all of their courses and screencasts are free for everyone from Aug. 18-20! Create an acco.... Read More

Fall filled with game development conferences

Aug 16, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

A half dozen game development conferences are taking place this fall in places as far flung as Los Angles and Slovenia. If you're looking for opportunities to rub elbows with.... Read More

Video: 7 Errors to avoid for beginner game developers

Aug 16, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

Game developer Andrey Novichkov, also known as Flatingo, shared this video Monday on his YouTube channel. "I want to share my experience and collected here the most common mi.... Read More

Renderosity vendor Renapd opens up about early days of digital art

Aug 14, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

Since March 1999, Rena, who goes by the username renapd on Renderosity, has been an active member of the Renderosity community. "It started out as a fun hobby for personal r.... Read More

Why didn't they call it 'Purple Rain?'

Aug 15, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

The Prince Estate and Pantone Color Institute announced Monday the creation of the color formerly known as purple, represented by Prince's "Love Symbol #2," to represent and h.... Read More

AMD redefines entry-level workstation graphics with new Radeon Pro WX 3100 & 2100 GPUs

Aug 07, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

AMD announces two brand-new professional GPUs, the Radeon Pro WX 2100 and WX 3100, offering the best entry-level class performance on the market for design and manufacturing,.... Read More

AppUpdates: Introducing the maxTD Toolbox

Aug 14, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

MaxTD released Aug. 9 its new Rigging Toolbox on for Modo at the bargain price of $69 US. The Rigging Toolbox is a collection of tools designed to assist artists in the often.... Read More

CynderBlue brings life experience into designs

Aug 14, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

While CynderBlueDesign's real-life training is in fashion and textiles and most of her products are characters, that doesn't mean the Renderosity vendor isn't influenced by he.... Read More

Listen to Steal the Stars Episode 1: "Warm Bodies"

Aug 13, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

Dakota Prentiss runs security at the secretive Quill Marine compound, run by private defense conglomerate Sierra. Today she's breaking in a new security staffer, Matt Sale.... Read More

Epic and Unreal at SIGGRAPH 2017

Aug 12, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

SIGGRAPH 2017 attendance was up on previous years and there was a renewed sense of optimism at the show, fueled by excitement around real-time production, advancements in virt.... Read More

No Man's Sky's Massive Atlas Rising Update 1.3

Aug 12, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

Update 1.3, Atlas Rises, brings a brand new and overhauled central storyline, portals, a new procedural mission system, trade improvements, system economies, joint exploratio.... Read More

How GPUs Are Helping to Diagnose Gastrointestinal Anomalies

Aug 11, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

In the classic 1966 science fiction film "Fantastic Voyage," a team of doctors and a space-aged submarine are shrunken and injected into an injured scientist to repair a brain.... Read More

Unreal Engine 4.17 Released!

Aug 11, 2017 at 12:00 am by schellefire

Whether it is through games, linear media, or virtual reality, Unreal Engine 4.17 enables you to tell your own story. New tools, workflow enhancements, and performance optim.... Read More