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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

Houdini 17 Sneak Peek

Oct 19, 2018 at 12:28 pm by -gToon

Houdini 17 Banshee - Sneak Peek from SideFX Houdini on Vimeo Houdini 17 includes a wealth of new features, including a GPU-accelerated multisolver for cloth, hair, soft b.... Read More

Unite Los Angeles 2018: Join us from anywhere

Oct 18, 2018 at 12:22 pm by -gToon

Unite Los Angeles begins on Tuesday, Oct 23 and it’s shaping up to be one of our most dynamic events to date, with a full-day track on the Entity Component System; ded.... Read More

6 Weeks with Daz Studio: Week 2

Oct 15, 2018 at 10:24 am by -gToon

6 Weeks with Daz Studio is a weekly account of my personal adventures with this interesting and powerful 3D program. I’ll share my observations, projects and idea.... Read More

Gallery: Burning Asylum by soheil

Oct 13, 2018 at 12:56 pm by -gToon

Since Halloween is only two weeks away, we are sharing horror-themed images from Renderosity artists. Burning Asylum caught my eye in the Renderosity Horror gallery. Created i.... Read More

NVIDIA RTX GPUs Inspire Creativity at Adobe MAX

Oct 12, 2018 at 01:48 pm by -gToon

Experience video, art and design with real-time ray tracing and AI capabilities. You’re a creator with an imagination running at the speed of light. Nothing can stop.... Read More

6 Weeks with Daz Studio

Oct 06, 2018 at 09:19 pm by -gToon

6 Weeks with Daz Studio is a weekly account of my personal adventures with this interesting and powerful 3D program. I’ll share my observations, projects, and ide.... Read More

Art Gallery: Día de los Muertos by deathbycanon

Oct 05, 2018 at 12:37 pm by -gToon

Día de los Muertos by deathbycanon  Since October is our month for all things spooky and gothic, we are running a series of artworks that match that the.... Read More

How to Create a Procedural Burning Effect in Cinema 4D

Oct 04, 2018 at 11:00 am by -gToon

Merk Vilson is a big-time Cinema 4D enthusiast. His Patreon site has dozens of great C4D tutorials he makes available for free. We like this tutorial because it's relatively.... Read More

Video: AFKA "El Aeronauta" by Daniel Ruiz Lucero

Sep 29, 2018 at 02:14 pm by -gToon

From the director:  Here's a music video I finished recently. Talking with the band, they had a particular story in mind and wanted a hand-drawn, pencil shaded look -.... Read More

iPi Soft Motion Capture Software Inspires Feature Length Machinima Horror Movie Ticket Zer0

Sep 27, 2018 at 11:02 am by -gToon

  Director Ian Chisholm Uses End-to-End Markerless Performance Capture Pipeline For Character Animation; Film Now Airing on YouTube  MOSCOW, RUSSIA – F.... Read More

Instant Grass in Cinema 4D tutorial

Sep 19, 2018 at 04:45 am by -gToon

Aleksey Voznesenski's YouTube channel is filled with really good (and short) Cinema 4D tutorials. One of my favorites is his sort tut "Instant Grass". Grass can take a lot o.... Read More

Mamoon, an Eperimental Mixed-Media Animated Short Film by Blue Zoo

Sep 18, 2018 at 01:10 pm by -gToon

Mamoon from Blue Zoo on Vimeo. As part of Blue Zoo's long-running animated short films programme, a brief was sent out to everyone in the studio to pitch an idea to tell an.... Read More

New Blender Add-On for Unreal Engine

Sep 17, 2018 at 02:16 pm by -gToon

This add-ons allows you to export content created with Blender to Unreal Engine 4. Working on object packs for Unreal Engine 4 can be complicated with Blender. That's why I c.... Read More

260 Free PBR Textures Now Available for Download!

Sep 14, 2018 at 01:06 pm by -gToon

Hey! I'm Dorian Zgraggen, the guy behind cgbookcase.com, a website that offers more than 200 free PBR textures. PBR stands for “physically based rendering&r.... Read More

Video: THREADS by Torill Kove

Sep 13, 2018 at 12:41 pm by -gToon

In her latest animated short, Academy Award®-winning director Torill Kove explores the beauty and complexity of parental love, the bonds that we form over time, and the.... Read More

Gallery: Taos, New Mexico by M.D. McCallum

Sep 12, 2018 at 01:02 pm by -gToon

 I think we often overlook the work of casual photographers. In fact, the word "casual" implies a lack of seriousness which, in turn, implies "amateur". I don't think thi.... Read More

The first-ever Unity Humble Bundle is available now

Sep 10, 2018 at 11:25 am by -gToon

We are excited to announce that we partnered with Humble Bundle to launch our very first Unity Humble Bundle, which includes seven Steam games made with Unity, ten popula.... Read More

Vendor of the Month for September 2018: NIRVY

Sep 08, 2018 at 09:00 am by -gToon

Vendor of the Month for September 2018 is Nirvy. Our vendor of the month for September 2018, is the talented artist Nirvy. This artist joined Renderosity in 2003 and has.... Read More

Artist of the Month for September 2018: moebiustraveller

Sep 07, 2018 at 10:00 am by -gToon

Renderosity members have voted moebiustraveller as the September Artist of the Month. This bold artist creates striking images drawn from fantasy and science fiction. He uses.... Read More

Video Gallery: My Siggraph 2018

Sep 04, 2018 at 04:00 am by -gToon

I enjoyed Siggraph this year very much. I spent four somewhat frantic days going to panels, attending demos and press luncheons, visiting the Siggraph production and art galle.... Read More