A brief documentary-style video of the recent Siggraph 2017 conference. A personal view.
Ton Roosendaal of the Blender Foundation has announced that the latest release of the free, open-source 3D application Blender 2.79 is now available for download!
Macro photography is usually focused on nature, but some artists like to use the technique for fractal imagery. ainsoph_00 is a master at fractal macro art.
In my ongoing column where I spend 8 weeks with Blender, the open source 3D app, I focus on the low poly style which is so popular in art, ads and animation.
estavez is a self taught artist who, in addition to digital art, creates traditional painted works. We are proud to feature this talented artist in our gallery.
Every wanted to create a photo collage quickly for a blog post or special occasion? FotoJet is a free graphics application that will help you create collages, graphics and edit your photos with speed and style
Second column in the 8 weeks with Blender series where I model a cup in Blender, add materials and render.
Introduction to an 8 week column on discovering the open-source application Blender. Goal is to learn Blender, discover community members and sites and to share knowledge from others in the community. Assumes no knowledge of Blender.
Vimeo is YouTube's more sophisticated brother. We recently discovered their experimental video section and chose 3 short films to share with you.
On Aug. 21, 2017, the U.S. will have a total eclipse across the entire continent and we want to know what your experience was like. We will print your comments and photos here!
Blender Artists Community has a superb gallery of scenes created by Blender artists. We've chosen 5 of the best. Be sure to click the links to visit each artists website.
The Renderosity Art Gallery is a hand-picked collection of digital art drawn from Renderosity.com and many other sources across the web.
From acclaimed 3D indie filmmaking to indie gaming, M dot Strange has been sharing his special kind of creative imaginings. Now, he is working on a new indie game that is sure to be curious and exciting. Check out the trailer and Save Your soL!
Macro nature photographer, Rick Hoppman, recently made his "Tiny Archive" of photos available on Archive.org under the Creative Commons license.
Siggraph 2017 closed last week, but video coverage is just starting to come out. We share our short guide to important events and a list of video interviews and presentations in our annual Siggraph wrap-up.
Our one full day at Siggraph 2017 was filled with meetings and software demos. Here is a brief overview of the day along with comments on the various technologies that are changing the way we think about computer graphics.
A report on my experiences at Siggraph 2017 on the opening day (Sunday) of the conference. The Art Gallery and the Blender Community meeting are the focus points.
For the first time in SIGGRAPH history, the Art Gallery is dedicated exclusively to works by Latin American artists and designers.
We'll be doing a Facebook live-cast direct from the 2017 Siggraph conference on Sunday and Wednesday this week!
The Siggraph 2017 conference starts next week. We are sharing our agenda and providing links to specific live-stream events at the 5 day conference. Hope you can attend virtually as well!
Renderosity artist Raindroptheelf created this outstanding render in DAZ 3D using one of Fabiana's fantastic hdri. Part of our continuing Featured Images series
Featured Images is an ongoing gallery of quality digital art from Renderosity artists and from the wider art world of the internet.
gToon reviews a recent book on digital character creation from 3Dtotal and finds that not only are the content and projects fun and informative, but the construction of the book is excellent. Just right for laying out on your desk in front of the computer.
We feature 10 artists work created with Maxon's Cinema 4D. All artists are from Renderosity.com where there are more than 16,000 images posted in the Cinema 4D Gallery there.
Renderosity Magazine has a new Editor-in-Chief: Michelle Willard. We had a chance to talk with her recently about her background and ideas for the future of Renderosity Magazine.
Featured images is an ongoing curated gallery of the very best digital art we can find both from Renderosity.com and from the wider community of digital artists on the internet
The talented Renderosity artist and vendor Dimension3D (aka Ralf Sesseler) died in June.
The featured images series is an ongoing collection of great digital artwork from Renderosity and the wider digital community on the net.
With Twin Peaks: The Return bringing renewed interest in the often mysterious artist, David Lynch, the documentary David Lynch: The Art Life is a welcome story of his struggles to become an artist.
CrazyTalk Animator 3.1 is a brand-new update to a great 2D animation program. gToon takes a look at the program and loves the new PSD import feature. Read his review to find out more!
Ross runs a site where he shares the many soundtrack mixes he's made from the Twin Peaks tv series by David Lynch. I've chosen a great mix as an introduction.
Featured images is an ongoing effort to bring you the very best digital art we can find. Both from Renderosity.com artists and from the wider community of artists on the net.
Outstanding machinima shot in GTA V using the RockStar Editor. There's a nice plot twist and the acting is solid. The quality of this film is very high considering it was shot inside a game engine. Highly recommended.
Twin Peaks, that unique, game changing 1990 TV series by David Lynch and Mark Frost is back with Season 3 - 25 years later. We offer 5 reasons you should watch this incredible new stream series on Showtime.
Andrei Vakulenko, Chief Business Development Officer at Artec 3D talks to Renderosity Magazine about the incredible progress of 3D scanning and how Artec 3D is leading the way!
Tsutomu Nihei's amazing manga, Blame!, is now an great anime film. This scifi action thriller will excite and interest you!
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!
Featured Images is an ongoing column devoted to bringing you the very best in digital art from both Renderosity.com and the wider art community on the internet.
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.
Featured Images is Renderosity Magazine's ongoing effort to bring our readers the very best in digital art from around the World
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.
Featured images is our effort to bring you the very best digital art we can find both via Renderosity and the wider community of artists on the net.
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.