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5 Digital Painting Apps to Try While in Isolation

5 Digital Painting Apps to Try While in Isolation

Apr 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Barbara Din

If you never tried digital painting, or you just dabbled, or even you do paint digitally and you're curious to try something different and see what new programs you might bene.... Read More
The coolest squirrel ever by Troll VFX

Chaos Group releases Personal Learning Edition of V-Ray for Maya

Apr 16, 2020 at 11:43 am by Press Release

Chaos Group released April 16 V-Ray PLE for Maya, a new personal learning edition of its production renderer. V-Ray PLE helps new and self-taught CG artists explore the b.... Read More
3DS Max 2021 Release

A Look at 3DS Max 2021

Apr 16, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Can you believe it? 3DS Max adds PBR materials!   But wait… this isn't 2016… this is 2021! Even real timers have had PBR for a whi.... Read More

Why is Vermeer's "Girl with the Pearl Earring" considered a masterpiece? - James Earle

Apr 15, 2020 at 11:49 am by -gToon

TED continues to delight with creative (and often animated) videos on a wide variety of art topics. Today, we have one devoted to the mysterious and beautiful painting by geni.... Read More
3 Art Activities To Do In Isolation

3 Art Activities To Do In Isolation

Apr 13, 2020 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

In a previous article, I talked about why art making is good for the mind, the soul and contributes to overall happiness. In these times of confinement, it can really help to.... Read More
COVID-19 Care Stay Home & Create

Reallusion's COVID-19 Care Program offers home access for some

Apr 10, 2020 at 10:00 am by Press Release

Reallusion Inc., 2D and 3D Real-time software developer is inviting everyone to use their time at home to get into animation. The Reallusion COVID-19 Care program includes fre.... Read More
Windows Networking Problems? Try the Master Browser

Windows Networking Problems? Try the Master Browser

Apr 09, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

With more people working at home it would be a great time for Windows networking to be reliable and it is for a lot of users. However, if you are on the other end of the spect.... Read More
Ziva VFX projects The Meg, Pacific Rim, Venom and Suicide Squad

Ziva VFX Academic Licenses Are Now Free

Apr 09, 2020 at 08:13 am by Press Release

Ziva Dynamics announced Thursday, April 9 that Ziva VFX, the world's most advanced character simulation software, is now free for students and educators. The same tools used o.... Read More

Boris FX Presents a Virtual NAB Conference with Lots of Prizes!

Apr 08, 2020 at 01:24 pm by -gToon

We may not be able to all physically come together right now, but we can all still inspire each other, educate one another, and share our love of editing, visual effects, and.... Read More

Red Giant Debuts Tutorial on How to Create a Forcefield

Apr 07, 2020 at 10:54 pm by Press Release

Portland, OR – Red Giant has just released a quick and easy tutorial on creating a forcefield/watery surface effect. Now out on YouTube, Aharon Rabinowitz showcases his.... Read More

Pluralsight Learn for Free for the Month of April

Apr 07, 2020 at 11:30 am by Press Release

The way we work and live has changed a lot in the past few weeks, but we’re all in this together. That’s why we’re making all of our video courses and more F.... Read More

'Stay home, skill up' with Pluralsight courses free during April

Apr 07, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

This is a very sad and stressing time in our world, with this pandemic spreading across the globe and infecting thousands and thousands of people, and that has forced people t.... Read More

Sky-High Performance in an Instance: Quadro Virtual Workstations in the Cloud

Apr 07, 2020 at 04:15 am by -gToon

Remote workers can tap the power of NVIDIA Quadro from anywhere with Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud. With much of the world suddenly working from home, IT leaders need.... Read More
Courtesy of Blender

The Future of GPU Ray Tracing: 70 Hours of New GTC Digital Sessions Posted

Apr 06, 2020 at 01:21 pm by Press Release

More than 43,000 developers, researchers and tech experts have now registered for GTC Digital, and new sessions on the future of rendering just went live:  The Future.... Read More
COVID-19 protein structure

How to help fight COVID-19 with your GPU

Apr 06, 2020 at 10:33 am by SchelleFire

We know you all have some of the best computers available. You need them to render your art and play games. But research network that Folding@Home wants you to join.... Read More

Clarion West Offers Free Online Workshops

Apr 03, 2020 at 01:31 pm by Press Release

Clarion West is offering free writing workshops for teens and adults on a first-come, first-served basis. The classes and writing sprints will run from March 30 – A.... Read More

RealTime Conference Kicks Off With Free Online Sessions

Apr 02, 2020 at 12:47 pm by Press Release

First Event Will Focus on Architecture, Virtual Production, Automotive, Telepresence, Avatars, Intelligent Agents and Digital Humans; Additional Events Planned for May and Jun.... Read More
Darth Angelus

A Q&A with Filmmaker Damien Valentine - Darth Angelus

Apr 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Damien Valentine (Darth Angelus), like a lot you reading this, is a man of many talents. He is also hard to put a label on as his creative energy could probably power a small.... Read More
V-Ray Education Collection

Chaos Group announces the V-Ray Education Collection

Apr 01, 2020 at 10:28 am by SchelleFire

Chaos Group launches the V-Ray Education Collection, a new offering that provides access to 11 V-Ray and Phoenix FD products through a single license. Students, schools and e.... Read More

Motion Weekly 41

Mar 31, 2020 at 10:00 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 st.... Read More

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