Reviews

Review of Red Giant's Universe 2.0: The Best Set of Video Effects You Can Buy

Sep 28, 2016 at 11:12 pm by -gToon

Review of Red Giant's Universe 2.0: The Best Set of Video Effects You Can Buy Can you believe that Red Giant's Universe collection of video effects and transitions is only 2.... Read More

Wacom's Cintiq 27QHD Creative Pen & Touch Display in Review

Sep 19, 2016 at 06:26 pm by nickcharles

It's wonderful to have a decent drawing tablet for art and creative work. It's even better to have a large surface on which to work and get in finer details, while drawing dir.... Read More

Beginner's Guide to Sketching

Sep 19, 2016 at 06:17 pm by nickcharles

There are a number of books on sketching that I've come across, and while very good, I haven't seen one quite like 3D Total's Beginner's Guide to Sketching. This book is a wel.... Read More

Game Review: Henry - From Oculus StoryStudio

Sep 09, 2016 at 09:34 pm by Warlord720

Once again I just finished being in a movie. It was awesome. It's hard to describe the feeling of being within feet or even inches of the actor or character performing. Yes....... Read More

Damaged Core - Oculus Rift Game Review

Sep 02, 2016 at 11:48 pm by Warlord720

I have to say I really like being a virus. Never really had the chance before but now after being able to transfer my code, i.e. myself, to just about any electronic entity.... Read More

Book Review: Celeste by I.N.J. Culbard

Aug 24, 2016 at 11:07 pm by -gToon

I.N.J. Culbard is a veteran illustrator with a strong background in animation as well. Celeste is the first graphic novel where he also wrote the story as well as the il.... Read More

Red Giant's Shooter Suite 13 in Review

Aug 19, 2016 at 08:17 pm by nickcharles

Red Giant's Shooter Suite 13 is a fantastic set of tools that gives filmmakers the confidence that their footage will be the best it can be from shoot to post. You want as l.... Read More

Oculus Rift Vs HTC Vive -Visual Clarity

Aug 16, 2016 at 10:35 pm by Warlord720

I sit here as a Vive developer in somewhat of a state of shock at the clarity of the Oculus Rift headset. There is no screen door effect or at least it's not as visible to me,.... Read More

Book Review: Digital Painting Techniques Volumes 6 and 7

Aug 11, 2016 at 01:41 pm by nickcharles

For anyone looking to improve their digital art skills, or even someone just getting started, there is an excellent series of books from 3DTotal Publishing, titled Digital P.... Read More

Book Review: Anatomy for 3D Artists

Aug 05, 2016 at 08:51 pm by nickcharles

Anatomy for 3D Artists Paperback: 288 pages 3DTotal Publishing ISBN-13: 978-1909414242 I've recently been perusing a wonderful book from 3DTotal Publishing, titled Anatomy fo.... Read More

The Solus Project Game Review

Aug 04, 2016 at 09:32 pm by Warlord720

I have just spent a couple of hours exploring a cave system in the VR release of The Solus Project. I don't mean looking at it on a monitor... I mean exploring it. Inside th.... Read More

The Foundry's Nuke 10: A Review

Jul 23, 2016 at 10:30 pm by nemirc

Recently, The Foundry released Nuke 10, the latest version of their visual effects and node-based compositing application. Nuke is aimed to those working in visual effects for.... Read More

Review of Final Draft 9 for Mac

Jul 20, 2016 at 11:43 pm by mhaase75

Admittedly, I started using Final Draft 9 on a whim. I've never written an actual screenplay before, but as a novelist and storyteller, I was curious about the process. Final.... Read More

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8 in Review

Jul 18, 2016 at 08:19 pm by nickcharles

In March of this year, Corel released CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8 (with the 'X8' meaning it is now in its 18th version). The CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8 is an outstanding tool.... Read More

Game Bar - Windows 10 Free Screen Recorder

Jul 16, 2016 at 10:09 pm by Warlord720

Ok... I'll be the first to admit I had no idea that Windows 10 had a screen recorder. Actually it's not Windows 10 but the Xbox application installed with the OS that provides.... Read More

Game Review: RAW DATA - VR the Way It's Should Be

Jul 15, 2016 at 09:04 pm by Warlord720

I was mesmerized the first time the lights came on in Raw Data. The scene... looking from huge office windows gazing down upon a futuristic city complete with traffic was an.... Read More

Review of "Finding Dory"

Jul 11, 2016 at 01:02 pm by Warlord720

Last week, my fiancé and I went to see "Finding Dory." I'm not really one for animated movies - unless it received good reviews, but I just went because my fiancé was rantin.... Read More

V-ray for Nuke: The Atomic Pipeline

Jul 08, 2016 at 09:17 pm by Warlord720

[Note: This review is based, in part, on a conversation with expert compositor/lighter/artist Shahin Toosi - IMDb] One of the distinct pleasures of writing about technolog.... Read More

Left Hand Path - VR Game Review

Jun 28, 2016 at 02:42 pm by Warlord720

I finally got to realize one of my fantasies and no... we aren't going there. I'm mean a fantasy set in the fantasy genre with fantasy characters. You know... the undead in va.... Read More

Game Development Tools: SabreCSG

Jun 23, 2016 at 02:48 pm by nemirc

Running my own tiny game development company means many things. One of them is having to find ways to work faster, and find tools that let you do that. Some time ago I wrote a.... Read More