Over the years I've reviewed several versions of Maxon's Cinema 4D. This new version (Release 18) is one of my favorites: packed with new features and as solid as a rock. Read my review to find out why!
I recording a huge amount of video at the recent 2017 GPU Technology conference and edited it into a short personal view of this incredible event. My thanks to NVIDIA for making this possible.
Ricky wraps-up his 2017 NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference experience by sharing his personal highlights of this amazing conference which concluded recently in San Jose, California.
Last day of the incredible NVIDIA GPU Technology conference. I attended two excellent panels, spent time on the showroom floor at the NVIDIA and Lenovo booths and tried to sort out the huge volume of information jammed into my head!
Wednesday highlights from NVIDIA's fantastic GPU Technology conference include a wonderful keynote address by NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang, a full 3D body scan, GPU Poster gallery, VR demos and more.
Tuesday was my first full day at NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference and it did not disappoint. Read more for the details.
Monday at NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference yielded several important tech announcements. Here's a short summary.
NVIDIA's 8th annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC) starts today (May 8) and runs through Thursday, May 11. I'll be reporting daily from this remarkable conference on topics like deep learning, artificial intelligence and virtual reality.
Russian director, Andre Tarkovsky's 1979 scifi film, Stalker, is one of the most celebrated films of the 20th century. Now, finally, Janus films has a restored version coming out and we have the trailer.
I discovered John Teeter's work several months ago and was blown away by his energy and style. After a conversation over several weeks, we came up with a short interview and video of 12 hand-picked images from his Renderosity art gallery.
gToon reviews a brilliant new graphic novel, The Man Who Grew His Beard, by Belgian artist, Olivier Schrauwen.
OpenCulture.com, a great source for info on free art and media, reports that the Guggenheim Museum has made 200+ modern art books available as free downloads at archive.org.
Indie games are where you find enormous creativity. We've chosen the top 5 most recent indie games that are utterly original and great fun to play!
Featured Images is a gallery of high-quality digital art primarily from artists at Renderosity.com, but we do look further into the wider art world on the net.
Legion, a wild and surreal tv series from FX, is definitely something you should view. Perhaps several times. It's funny, weird and thought-provoking with great acting and an even better visual style.
Users of Maxon's excellent Cinema 4D need look no further than these 5 websites for tutorials and news. Of course, there are more, but we think these are the best!
Featured images is a curated collection of digital art from both Renderosity.com and the wider digital art community around the web.
We've put together the top 5 title sequences for recent TV shows that stream primarily online. These titles are imaginative, fit perfectly with the theme of the show they represent and are quite simply very cool looking!
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In February, 2017, NVIDIA completed their refresh of the Quadro Pascal series of workstation graphics cards. We are reviewing one of their high-end cards, the Quadro P5000
Featured Images is an ongoing column that presents the very best digital art we can find both from Renderosity.com and the wider art community on the internet.
Final chapter in the two-month long article on building a new PC workstation for 3D/Video rendering. In this last entry we look at overclocking, tests and final thoughts.
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Image Comics has recently published the English translation of a great adaptation of the classic poem, Beowulf, by Santiago Garcia and David Rubin and gToon thinks it's a classic.
Red Giant's Magic Bullet Suite 13 is a set of 7 tools for video editors and filmmakers. This new version is built to fit in with whatever editing package you use and will help you save time while making your footage look great.
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The March Cineversity Newsletter is out! Read the latest news on Tutorials, Quick Tips and Resources added in the last month. Like us on Facebook and you'll get a regular update for each and every release! Join Cineversity!
Maxon is committed to student learning using Cinema 4D. They have a free student licensing program and special pricing for academic use along with special training and support.
Maxine Dupuy's (and friends) marvelous and moving graduation film is a work of art. The film explores memory and human living over time. Beautiful, poetic and thought-provoking, Save As is well worth your time.
Featured Images is an ongoing column which brings you the very best digital art we can find not only from Renderosity.com but from the wider art community on the net.
10 years ago I discovered a film that literally changed my life. We are the Strange by mDotSTrange took me in a completely new direction in my life. Meeting and working with the director has made me a different (and better) person. Here is a short blog post by the director looking back at the experience.
Carolyn Eckert's book, Your Idea Starts Here, is a great way to get your creative juices flowing. The book is smart, funny and inventive. Read Ricky's review and check out the publisher for more info
Part four of Ricky's Let's Build a PC covers windows 10 installation and system drivers. Of course, there's always problems that crop up and Ricky does some trouble shooting.
The Featured Images column is an ongoing effort to bring you the very best in digital art both from Renderosity.com and the wider artistic community on the internet.
Featured images is our effort to bring you the very best digital art we can find both from Renderosity.com and from the wider community of artists on the net.
The industry leading 3D application, Maya, just got better. gToon reviews the recently released Maya 2017 and finds it to be a super update to an already fantastic program.
Our Featured Images column is Renderosity Magazine's continuing effort to bring you the very best digital art we can find.
The third in our series on building a workstation PC from scratch. In this edition we start putting the parts together to build the PC!
Side Effects, creators of Houdini, are releasing specific on some great new updates to their cutting-edge application, Houdini 16 Amarok which will be released very soon.
Melusina Parkin (her virtual world name) is a photographer that shoots in an unusual location: the virtual world of Second Life. Her photographs are spare and beautifully poetic. I was compelled to talk to her. This is the first of a two-part interview
In part 2 of gToon's workstation build, he goes into the parts that he has chosen and why. Be sure to view the picture gallery and follow the links for more info.
Original footage documenting the creative life of Ansel Adams this 1958 documentary revealing Adams' technical approach to photography, the cameras and related gear he carried to the field, and his thoughts on the artistic horizons of photography.
Featured images is an ongoing effort to bring you the very best digital art we can find both from Renderosity.com and the wider community of artists on the web.
gToon is building a new media workstation PC! In part 1 of a 4 part series, he shares his ideas about research and decision making that will affect the parts he chooses to build a new, mega-rendering media workstation PC!
Featured images is an ongoing effort by Renderosity Magazine to bring you the most interesting digital art we can find both from Renderosity and around the internet.
Our Featured Images column is Renderosity Magazine's continuing project focused on bringing our readers the very best in digital art both from Renderosity.com and from the larger net community of artists.
Renderosity Magazine would like to welcome Maxon Computer as our first Core Partners Pro member. This short animated video introduces this excellent computer graphics company and shares information about their product line up.
Over the course of a year, I read almost a hundred books. These nine titles have stayed with me all year and are my favorites of 2016.
Staff members Michael Haase, Ricky Grove and Nick Charles offer up several unusual Christmas gifts for the 2016 holiday season.
This lovely animated film was rendered entirely in the game-engine Unity 3D, which a great way to get real-time results. You can see that the look of the film is wonderful.
Featured images is an ongoing effort by our magazine staff to bring you the most interesting and unique digital art we can find.
Our reviewer, gtoon, looks at the new ThinkStation P410 professional entry level workstation and really likes what he sees. A truly great price for an awesome workstation.
We announced the Core Partners program a month ago. Now we are providing you with a special page where you can get all of the links to our Core Partners.
Featured images is an ongoing effort to bring you the very best in digital art from around the world.
Featured images is an ongoing effort to bring you the very best in digital art from Renderosity.com and around the web.
We've scoured the internet for the best Black Friday sales! There are a lot of them out there, but we've chosen the ones we think are some of the best for artists of all kinds.
Maxon Computer is a Renderosity Magazine Core Partners Pro member. We are proud to support and promote Maxon as a company and the excellent products it develops and markets. Cinema 4D, BodyPaint and Cineware/Cinema 4D Lite have become the standard bearers for 3D artists, students and professionals.
Our featured images section brings you the very best in digital art from Renderosity.com and from the wider digital arts communities and sites on the internet.
Renderosity Magazine has a new Vimeo channel! We've posted the first of our "artist spotlight videos" there. Be sure to bookmark the site and follow us as we post more videos of amazing artists!
Paul Calle, a commercial artist best known for the more than 40 postage stamps he designed for the USPS, passed away in 2010. He was a remarkable artist who helped us visualize in particular the NASA moon landing and space walk of Apollo 11.
We focus a spotlight on Renderosity artist, KuzMich, who is a master of digital landscape creation, especially the science fiction kind. We feature an interview with this talented artist and a video of 11 of his works.
Featured images is an ongoing effort to bring you the very best in digital art from around the world wide internet
The three day conference, Unite 16 LA, which focuses on the world wide Unity Game community, is taking place this Nov 1-3 in Los Angeles. We've archived the keynote address on Nov 1 given by 7 different Unity technology stars!
Lisa Morton is the president of HWA (Horror Writers Association) and an acknowledged expert on Halloween. Her website, lisamorton.com, features a great collection of Halloween postcards, a lost art that should be revived. We spoke to Lisa about her collection, the tradition of sending cards at Halloween, and made a selection of some of her best cards for a gallery.
Halloween is a special holiday for many people, myself included. In addition to being loads of fun, it helps us peek behind the facade of culture into death and the afterlife even if it's only for one night.
Indie game creation is alive with incredible innovation and creativity. For this Halloween season, I've chosen 5 indie horror games that are relatively short, but deliver sharp shocks while not damaging the pocketbook!
Apple is set to announce their new Macbook and Macbook Pro laptops on October 27, 2016. It will the first significant update to the Macbook series in six years.
Pavilion, the fourth-person puzzling adventure from Visiontrick Media, throws you directly into its mysterious world without any text tutorials or beginning explanations.
Denise follows the story of a young obese woman roaming the hills of Easter Island. While trying to figure how she can possibly accomplish her journey, she also has the chance to find her true self, and accept who she really is.
David MacGown's tumblr blog is a frame by frame recreation of the classic Blade Runner film, but re-created in Microsoft Paint. It's strange and very enjoyable.
New graphic novel, Monstress, is an exceptional visual journey into combined genres with strong women at the center.
Renderosity Magazine is very proud to announce the establishment of the Core Partners Program. 17 companies (our Core Partners) have been chosen to get exclusive coverage at our website.
Canis - an award-winning puppet animated short film by Marc Riba & Anna Solanas about a boy who survives isolated in a house constantly besieged by a horde of stray dogs. 2013
An exhaustive history of the Ray Gun toy over a span of half a decade with extensive illustrations and photos.
Featured images is a gallery of digital art drawn from Renderosity.com artists and from the wider artist community on the net.
Featured images is an ongoing column at Renderosity Magazine whose goal is to bring you the very best digital art we can find both from Renderosity.com and the wider artword on the net.
Red Giant has recently released the newest version of their video effects/transitions plug-ins: Universe 2.0. gToon (Ricky Grove) reviews the application and concludes it's an essential add-on for videographers.
I'm always on the lookout for new artists who excites my imagination. Swedish artist Simon Stalenberg is just such an inspiring artist.
The Junebugs, a short animated film directed by Oddfellows, shows how creative and moving animation can be.
Gerhard Human's animated music video is a real work of art. Just the kind of thing we like to feature here at Renderosity Magazine.
Featured images is Renderosity Magazine's on-going effort to bring you the very best digital art we can find.
Autodesk's Maya 2017 has a whole new focus on motion graphics. This video covers this excellent addition to the king of 3D applications.
A short film made for Autodesk by Rockstar Games to demonstrate the new Motion Graphics features inside Maya 2017
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I'm delighted to announce that the new, remastered Iron Giant Signature Blu Ray is now available. This underrated film is due for a reevaluation and this new version is just the ticket.
Ricky is ecstatic over the new Iron Giant Signature Edition blu ray and wonders why the film was so underappreciated when it was first released (1999)
Nautilus explores the beautiful life of astrophysicist, France A. Cordova in this short animated film via Vimeo.