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Ricky Grove

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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

Art Gallery: Survival Mode - The End of the Road by P7ArtJ5

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

This remarkable image was created in DAZ3D by an artist who has mastered rendering and posing in this unique application. P7ArtJ5 has an eye-popping gallery at Renderosity.com.... Read More

Blender Tutorial: Tesla Coil Lightning

May 10, 2018 at 01:55 pm by -gToon

  Source: YOGYOG YouTube channel Tesla Coil Lightning: Blender Tutorial Could also be used for magical lightning. Revised version with a small addendum tha.... Read More

Original animated short film Valley of White Birds

May 09, 2018 at 12:26 pm by -gToon

Original animated short film Valley of White Birds from WOLF SMOKE STUDIO on Vimeo.   Finished in 2017, cooperated with Chong Zuo Dao You studio. Selected into Annecy.... Read More

Artist of the Month for May 2018: la-du-lin

May 08, 2018 at 01:00 pm by -gToon

The Artist of the Month for May, 2018 is la-du-lin.  la-du-lin has been a member of Renderosity for more than 16 years. This extremely talented artists li.... Read More

Member of the Month for May 2018: Darkrepast

May 08, 2018 at 11:30 am by -gToon

The Member of the Month for May 2018, is Darkrepast.  Darkrepast has been a member of Renderosity for over two years and already has an impressive body of work.... Read More

Vendor of the Month for May 2018: Sveva

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

Vendor of the Month for May 2018 is Sveva Our vendor of the month for May 2018, is the multi-awarding winning Sveva. One of our superstar vendors at Renderosi.... Read More

12 Weeks with Unity, Week 8 - Lighting and Baked Lighting

May 07, 2018 at 10:11 pm by -gToon

This is the eighth 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

AI: The Unlikely Muse to Inspire Your Next Creative Breakthrough

May 07, 2018 at 01:00 pm by -gToon

Sydney-based artist Chris Rodley made a unique collage out of illustrations of dinosaurs and flowers that went viral – and he created it with artific.... Read More

Cinema 4D Low Poly Pixel Art Tutorial

May 05, 2018 at 01:01 pm by -gToon

Laura is an animator and graphic designer. She also works in virtual reality and post-production. She is a graduate from Emerson College, gaining a BA in Animation and Mot.... Read More

Autodesk Sketchbook Goes Free!

May 02, 2018 at 12:44 pm by -gToon

At Autodesk, we believe creativity starts with an idea. From quick conceptual sketches to fully finished artwork, sketching is at the heart of the creative process. You never.... Read More

12 Weeks with Unity, Part 7 - Colliders in Detail, Unity Audio and the Lure of the Asset Store

May 01, 2018 at 11:18 am by -gToon

This is the seventh 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

HP’s NewHigh-Performance Workstations Push Creative and Technical Workflows to the Limit

Apr 30, 2018 at 02:40 pm by -gToon

World’s most powerful convertible PC and brightest 4K laptop display set new standards for creative and technical professionals  News highlights: HP.... Read More

Sculpting in Cinema 4D R19 Crash Course

Apr 27, 2018 at 11:04 am by -gToon

This tutorial from 3Dfluff is one of the best we've seen on learning how to sculpt in Maxon's Cinema 4D. Be sure to check out the 3Dfluff Youtube channel for more C4D tuto.... Read More

As Far As I Can See by lundqvist

Apr 26, 2018 at 12:55 pm by -gToon

lundqvist is a Renderosity artist who specializes in male portraiture. The men he portrays are large and powerful: bursting with energy. In one of his best pieces, As Far As I.... Read More

David Dell'Edera's "BALCONY"

Apr 25, 2018 at 12:28 pm by -gToon

This remarkable short animated film has won awards all over the world. The idea is simple and the animation is beautifully detailed. A slice of life film with a twist. Directe.... Read More
‘Age of Sail,’ directed by John Kahrs for Google Spotlight Stories, to be presented at Annecy 2018.

Annecy Festival Announces 2018 Virtual Reality Selections

Apr 24, 2018 at 03:30 am by -gToon

Organizers of this year’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival have unveiled the Virtual Reality selections for the 42nd edition. This year, 75 VR pro.... Read More

12 Weeks with Unity, Part 6 - Physics & Third Person Controller

Apr 23, 2018 at 11:56 pm by -gToon

This is the sixth 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

iClone 7.21 - Grand Updates

Apr 23, 2018 at 10:53 am by -gToon

During the course of 2018, at Reallusion we have been continuously working to update both iClone and 3DXchange making them more powerful and capable of dealing with larger sca.... Read More

Boles - a short animated film by Špela Čadež

Apr 21, 2018 at 02:23 pm by -gToon

 Boles by Spela Cadez Short Animated film by Špela Čadež | Slovenia / Germany | 2013 | 12 min | 50+ awards | more: http://finta.si/project/boles SYNOPSISFilip li.... Read More

Someone's Cousin modernizes Keebler's Elves with Frankie

Apr 20, 2018 at 01:40 pm by -gToon

Beckoning from stacks of cereal boxes or spying out from confectionery counters are a cast of mascots that have gone beyond simple representative imagery and become part of th.... Read More