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Ricky Grove


Ricky Grove is the managing editor at 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: and his FB Page

User Since

Mar 08, 2018


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: 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

Immersive Storytelling and the Future of VR: Meet IRIDiuM+

Apr 19, 2018 at 01:34 pm by -gToon

The Immersive Pavillion is new this year at SIGGRAPH 2018 and will be a place to explore the latest technological advances in virtual, augmented, and mixed reality.&.... Read More

COMING SOON: Red Giant's Spring Sale – 30% Off Everything!

Apr 18, 2018 at 12:43 pm by -gToon

Hey folks – we wanted to give you plenty of advanced notice: we are having a 24-hour Spring Sale on April 24th, where you can save 30% off everything in our redgian.... Read More

12 Weeks with Unity, Week 5 - Deeper into Unity Animation Using Mixamo

Apr 16, 2018 at 09:18 pm by -gToon

This is the fifth 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

Hypertrain by Ella & Etienne

Apr 13, 2018 at 01:40 pm by -gToon

Hypertrain from Fela & Etienne on Vimeo.   On a train trip through spatial and temporal dimensions the traveller suddenly comes across himself. #cat Graduation f.... Read More

Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15

Apr 12, 2018 at 03:21 pm by -gToon

Blackmagic Design have announced DaVinci Resolve 15, a massive update that fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, making it the world’s first soluti.... Read More

In the Quiet Times by Saidge

Apr 11, 2018 at 02:30 am by -gToon

In the Quiet Times by Saidge I just love the artworks of Saidge. She always chooses the most interesting poses and framing for his images. In addition, she captures moments o.... Read More

12 Weeks with Unity, Week 4 - Level Building and Animation

Apr 10, 2018 at 12:34 pm by -gToon

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

The Brewery Spring Art Walk

Apr 09, 2018 at 01:22 pm by -gToon

The Los Angeles Brewery Art Colony is the largest live/work art colony in the world. The 16-acre complex was converted from an old Pabst brewing factory back in early 1980..... Read More

Kiona portait by bu_es

Apr 04, 2018 at 12:35 pm by -gToon

Kiona portrait by bu_es bu_es is a long time Renderosity artist from Spain. He specializes in portraits of all kinds of women. What is particularly impressive, aside fro.... Read More

Renderosity Artist of the Month for April - Calum5

Apr 03, 2018 at 11:54 am by -gToon

calum5   calum5 is a long-time Renderosity member having joined in 2002. He has over 2,000 followers (myself included) and has posted well over 100 artworks to his.... Read More

12 Weeks with Unity, Week 3: Materials and Prefabs

Apr 01, 2018 at 09:30 pm by -gToon

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

Introducing the Modo 12 Series!

Mar 30, 2018 at 06:45 am by -gToon

2018 brings three great reasons to love Modo more! The Foundry is pleased to announce that  Modo 12.0, the first in a series of three installments is now available t.... Read More

Inferno by BavarianR

Mar 29, 2018 at 03:15 am by -gToon

Inferno by BavarianR BavarianR is a wonderful artist who shares his work at Renderosity. His gallery is filled with colorful and dramatic fantasy images. Inferno happens.... Read More

Lumberyard Beta 1.13 is here

Mar 28, 2018 at 08:36 pm by -gToon

Where the last two Lumberyard releases were all about introducing new foundational systems (such as EMotion FX and Script Canvas), our next two releases will focus on optimi.... Read More

Single light source lighting technique

Mar 27, 2018 at 11:49 am by -gToon

Source: Forgotten Heritage YouTube channel. Welcome to my first Forgotten Heritage video post. I plan on using video more from now on and will be posting regular tutorial.... Read More

12 Weeks with Unity: Week 2 - Interface, Projects and Assets

Mar 25, 2018 at 07:51 pm by -gToon

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

Master Blender Camera Tracking in 6 Minutes!

Mar 23, 2018 at 01:56 pm by -gToon

Master the art of camera tracking in Blender with this quick VFX tutorial by Kenan ProffittTracking footage to solve for a 3D camera is an essential part of many VFX sh.... Read More

Autodesk 3ds Max 2019 Announced!

Mar 22, 2018 at 12:00 am by -gToon

Autodesk announced that they will release 3ds Max 2019 on March 22, 2018 and they've unveiled The “What’s New?” section for 3DS Max 2019 with several new fea.... Read More