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Ricky Grove

About


Ricky Grove is the managing editor at Renderosity.com where he produces the weekly "News of the Week" and "Gallery of the Week" video programs. When he's not editing video or watching anime, Ricky works at the best bookstore in Los Angeles: The Iliad Bookshop. He has a life-long love of reading, movies and animation. He lives with his partner, writer Lisa Morton, and 2 eccentric cats in Southern California. You can discover more about Ricky at his website: www.rgrove.com and his FB Page


User Since

Mar 08, 2018

-gToon

Faces of Frida - A Google Arts & Culture Site

Jun 18, 2018 at 01:18 pm by -gToon

Google's Arts & Culture website has been getting better and better since it's inception in 2011. The goal is to bring to the public high-resolution images of great art and.... Read More

Gallery Image: Keeper of Crows by Maddelirium

Jun 16, 2018 at 05:15 am by -gToon

Maddelirium is one of the top artists at Renderositycom. Keeper of Crows is a perfect example of her skill and talent. I love the attitude of the main character: amused indiff.... Read More

Substance Painter 2018.1.2 - Improved Baking, UI and Save System

Jun 15, 2018 at 10:52 am by -gToon

(Note: original article source is Jeremie Noguer's article on Allegorithmic blog) Substance Painter 2018.1.2 brings a bunch of improvements, fixes and twea.... Read More

Welcome to 3ds Max 2019.1

Jun 14, 2018 at 12:32 pm by -gToon

One of our guiding principles is that 3ds Max can only be as useful as the next tool in the chain … and only as valuable as the ideas you bring to it. That's why t.... Read More

Free Rigged Character for Cinema 4D

Jun 12, 2018 at 11:37 am by -gToon

Check out the new Beefy Rig for Cinema4D. When I released the first one I wasn't that good at rigging and had Brett Do it, but since then I've improved a lot and developed my.... Read More

Art Gallery: The Girl 8 by Raindroptheelf

Jun 06, 2018 at 11:48 pm by -gToon

The Girl 8 is a wonderfully composed and rendered image. The colors are perfect. There's a nice sense of humor in the image as well. It reminds me a bit of Pixar imagery, but.... Read More

12 Weeks with Unity, Week 12 - Summing Up

Jun 05, 2018 at 12:48 pm by -gToon

This is the twelfth and final series of articles that cover my journey learning and exploring one of the most powerful indie game creation tools available - U.... Read More

Renderosity June 2018 Member of the Month: MistyLaraPrincess

Jun 05, 2018 at 11:00 am by -gToon

MistyLaraPrincess has been a member of Renderosity since 2007. One of this artist's best qualities is a great sense of humor. Nearly all of MistyLaraPrincess's work has a.... Read More

How to Make Realistic Clouds in Blender

Jun 01, 2018 at 01:42 pm by -gToon

Iridiseum, from YouTube, adds another excellent tutorial on creating clouds in Blender. You might think it's done with smoke fx, but he shows you how to use geometry and the.... Read More

Animation: Bless You by DavidBK

May 30, 2018 at 01:13 pm by -gToon

    A man takes the subway. Inside his brain, a countdown clock hits zero and a little person prepares for lift-off. The man sneezes. Watch it in stereo 3D .... Read More

Photorealistic Materials (PBR) in Unity

May 29, 2018 at 01:56 pm by -gToon

Another great tutorial from Brackeys who specializes in Unity related videos. Here he provides what we think is one of the best introductions to the concept of PBR (physica.... Read More

12 Weeks with Unity, Week 11: The Timeline and Cinemachine

May 28, 2018 at 10:34 pm by -gToon

This is the eleventh of a series of articles that cover my journey learning and exploring one of the most powerful indie game creation tools available - Unity.... Read More

Art Gallery: Baby Vamps 8 by Lamuserie

May 26, 2018 at 01:08 pm by -gToon

Lamuserie is one of the most creative and stylish digital artists at Renderosity.com. The female form and character is the theme of this artists work. Baby Vamps 8 is a perfec.... Read More

5 Ways To Lock Objects in Cinema 4D

May 24, 2018 at 02:32 pm by -gToon

We go over some different techniques to keep your objects where you want them in C4D. There are plenty of ways to do this but here are 5 easy ways with different pro/cons t.... Read More

TANK – A new Short film by Stu Maschwitz

May 23, 2018 at 12:18 pm by -gToon

Introducing Tank, a new short film from Red Giant’s Chief Creative Officer, Stu Maschwitz. In a  visual homage to vector arcade games of the early 80’s (like.... Read More

12 Weeks with Unity, Week 10 - Post Processing Stack

May 22, 2018 at 01:52 pm by -gToon

This is the tenth of a series of articles that cover my journey learning and exploring one of the most powerful indie game creation tools available - Unity. I.... Read More

The Art of Science Fiction Book Covers

May 21, 2018 at 12:45 pm by -gToon

  A look at the colorful history of sci-fi book covers by Nerdwriter Support Nerdwriter videos: https://patreon.com/nerdwriter Subscribe: http://.... Read More

Art Gallery: Jester .. my job .. I hate it! by skyvendik

May 17, 2018 at 01:01 pm by -gToon

One of the things that's so great about  Jester .. my job .. I hate it! is that it inverts your expectations about jesters and their body types. One thinks of crazed, thi.... Read More

MAXON NAB WORKSHOPS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

May 15, 2018 at 01:01 pm by -gToon

Enjoy all presentations from our speakers at this year’s NAB at Cineversity.com! MAXON was again proud to present some of the worldwide best Cinema 4D artis.... Read More

12 Weeks with Unity, Week 9 - The Particle System

May 14, 2018 at 08:38 pm by -gToon

This is the ninth of a series of articles that cover my journey learning and exploring one of the most powerful indie game creation tools available - Unity. I.... Read More