Crytek Unveils All-New CRYENGINE V and Community-Centered "Pay What You Want" Model

Apr 02, 2016 at 12:04 am by -gToon

[Source: Crytek Press Release] CRYENGINE V has launched with a "Pay What You Want" business model, offering developers everywhere total access to the engine's feature-set.... Read More

Make a Simple Animation in Open Toonz

Apr 01, 2016 at 11:48 pm by nemirc

Open Toonz has recently been released to a very excited 2D animation community. Based on the Toonz appliction (used by Ghibli Studios in Japan), it is only just started to be.... Read More

New Apple iPad Pro 9.7" is Now Available

Mar 31, 2016 at 11:42 pm by -gToon

[source: Apple press release] Apple's brand-new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is now available in Apple's retail stores, select carriers and Apple Authorized Resellers in Australia, Can.... Read More

Learning Houdini Journal 18: Vehicle Tutorial - Start Over. Finish. Yeah!

Mar 30, 2016 at 10:26 pm by -gToon

This is the eighteenth entry of a year-long journal on learning the 3D application, Houdini, created by Side Effects Software. Houdini is a sophisticated application that is w.... Read More

Inside the Adobe Education Exchange

Mar 30, 2016 at 04:03 pm by nickcharles

The Adobe Education Exchange was launched in 2010 to provide training and support to educators, enabling them to teach creativity in their classrooms, and thus making them cre.... Read More

Payton Kemp : Learning to Love Yourself

Mar 29, 2016 at 03:16 pm by bwsupport

Payton Kemp used to be a plus size model, but when she lost weight, she took a break because she was no longer considered a "plus-size model." "I was stuck in one sort of box.... Read More

Four Reasons Why You Should Start Writing Every Day

Mar 29, 2016 at 12:34 pm by mhaase75

You are a writer, whether you realize it or not. You are constantly prewriting your future, rewriting your past, and trying desperately to scribble down your present. Your bra.... Read More

SARA - Stylized Animations for Research on Autism

Mar 28, 2016 at 10:17 pm by -gToon

Ludwigsburg, March 22, 2016. The R&D department at the Institute of Animation has successfully concluded its participation in the DFG-funded project SARA, a project that a.... Read More

Incredibly Realistic Unity Demo from GDC

Mar 27, 2016 at 12:33 am by -gToon

[Source: Unity YouTube channel] This is the first part of our real-time rendered short film "Adam", created with the Unity engine by Unity's Demo team. The full length shor.... Read More

Toonz is Now Free and Open Source

Mar 27, 2016 at 12:22 am by -gToon

Digital Video, the makers of TOONZ, and DWANGO, a Japanese publisher, announced that they have signed an agreement for the acquisition by Dwango of Toonz, an animation softwar.... Read More

Motion Weekly for March 26, 2016

Mar 25, 2016 at 10:48 pm by nickcharles

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation and motion graphic works from around the web. Some pieces featured have been created by professional.... Read More

Motion Capture on a Budget with Perception Neuron

Mar 25, 2016 at 10:32 pm by Warlord720

Motion Capture (aka mocap) - most of us are already familiar with it and some of have either worked with it or seen it in action. Early mocap was great but required an almost.... Read More

Salvadoran indie developer goes to GDC: Wrap Up

Mar 24, 2016 at 10:36 pm by nemirc

This is my wrap-up post about attending the Game Developers Conference last week (March 14-18) in San Francisco. It took me a few days to finish it, but not without good reaso.... Read More

New Blender Release 2.77

Mar 24, 2016 at 09:46 pm by -gToon

The Blender Foundation has announced the immediate release of Blender build 2.77 available for free from Blender is the free, open source 3D application that is b.... Read More

NVIDIA Quadro M4000 Graphics Card Review

Mar 23, 2016 at 09:09 pm by Warlord720

The NVIDIA Quadro M4000 is a workstation class video card. It was launched along with its bigger brother, the NVIDIA Quadro M5000 which I wrote about in another article. T.... Read More

Getting to know new staff writer Michael Haase

Mar 23, 2016 at 12:30 pm by -gToon

I'd like to take the time to congratulate our new staff writer, Michael Haase. Not only does he write, he's also so much more than that! In order for you to get to know him, I.... Read More

How Sue Marshall Fell in Love with Art

Mar 21, 2016 at 05:04 pm by -gToon

Listening to artist Sue Marshall's story about how she was scarred by art was both sad and heart-wrenching. I couldn't help but feel bad when I read her story. But, I was appr.... Read More

LightWave Add-A-Seat / Upgrade Promotion

Mar 20, 2016 at 12:17 am by -gToon

[from the LightWave 3D Group announcement] LightWave Add-A-Seat / Upgrade Promotion Looking to expand your 3D bandwidth? Grow the size of your team? Save Big and add LightWa.... Read More

Allegorithmic Ships Substance Painter 2.0

Mar 19, 2016 at 09:22 pm by -gToon

[from the Allegorithmic March 16, 2016 Press Release] Allegorithmic Ships Substance Painter 2.0 AAA Texturing Tool Streamlines Game Asset Pipeline; Photorealistic Rendering a.... Read More

Salvadoran indie developer goes to GDC: Part 3

Mar 18, 2016 at 08:40 pm by nemirc

[The Game Developers Conference is a one-week event aimed to game developers of different sizes and platforms, which means that, unlike SIGGRAPH, it's more focused just on.... Read More

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