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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

Richard Davies: "I think art means different things for different people"

Nov 04, 2015 at 09:46 pm by -gToon

While researching artists on Twitter, I came across Richard Davies. Richard is a freelance digital artist as well as a designer. I was intrigued, so I asked him if he was inte.... Read More

Connecting Passion And Art with Beth Inglish

Nov 04, 2015 at 06:49 am by -gToon

While browsing through Twitter, I came across artist Beth Inglish. On her Twitter profile it says, "Artist, connector, creative mind." With that in mind, I knew I had to reach.... Read More

Interview: Brian Haberlin on pushing graphic novels into the digital realm

Nov 04, 2015 at 05:08 am by -gToon

The Anomaly and Shifter creator--Brian Haberlin--talks to us about his career, his side projects, and how he's changed the way we read comic books. How did you get into the gr.... Read More

Grand Prize Animation Halloween Category: dmphoto

Nov 03, 2015 at 08:11 am by -gToon

Our 2015 Halloween contest was a success! We had loads of beautiful, creative and wonderful images, which I'm sure choosing just one was quite difficult. But, in the end, the.... Read More

Robin Warren: (Quietrob): "Everyone who creates digital comics has their own idea of how to do it"

Nov 02, 2015 at 08:40 pm by -gToon

Since I attended Comic Con this year, I've been interested in digital comics. I love seeing varieties of art, so I decided to ask the Renderosity community if they've ever dab.... Read More

#DigitalRomance: Love Knows No Distance

Nov 02, 2015 at 03:01 am by -gToon

I can tell you one thing about me: I never get sick of hearing love stories. I cannot get enough of listening to how people met their significant other or how the proposal hap.... Read More

News Item: Blender Foundation Releases New Open Source Animated Short

Nov 01, 2015 at 11:47 am by -gToon

The Blender Foundation has release a brand new open-source short film created in Blender. The title of the film is Glass Half, a 3 minute cartoon short with a simple story,.... Read More

Learning Houdini: A Beginner's Journal. Nov 1, 2015

Nov 01, 2015 at 07:30 am by -gToon

This is the first entry of what will be a year-long journal on learning the 3D application Houdini, created by Side Effects Software. Houdini is a sophisticated application t.... Read More

Ready to Leap by KrakenCMT

Oct 31, 2015 at 11:53 pm by -gToon

Ready To Leap by KrakenCMT The Gallery of the Week for Nov 2, 2015, is the 3D Modeling gallery. There is some great work in this gallery as evinced by the 12 artists chosen fo.... Read More

Jack'O'Ween by Tigerste

Oct 31, 2015 at 06:38 pm by -gToon

Jack'O'Ween by Tigerste Renderosity member Tigerste created this awesome pumpkin scene for the Dreamlight3D Halloween contest entry. The composition of the scene is wonderful.... Read More

Interview with Jinny H.J. Choo, Computer Animation Festival Director, SIGGRAPH Asia, 2015

Oct 30, 2015 at 02:35 am by -gToon

Renderosity Magazine: Are there significant differences between the Computer Animation Festival at the U.S. edition of SIGGRAPH vs. SIGGRAPH Asia? Jinny H.J. Choo: SIGGRAPH A.... Read More

#DigitalLove: Love on World of Warcraft

Oct 28, 2015 at 10:21 am by -gToon

So, I have to admit that when I read this story written by Jessica Aboujrass (silver), it gave me chills. I think it happened when I read the first sentence. Let me know if yo.... Read More

#DigitalLove A Match made in "Stormwind"

Oct 28, 2015 at 04:57 am by -gToon

I'm constantly learning about the power of love day in and day out. And, reading stories like this-- from Susan Justice (sveva)-- makes me understand love even more! Where did.... Read More

Red Giant Releases Trapcode Suite 13

Oct 28, 2015 at 02:35 am by -gToon

Portland, OR - October 28, 2015 - Red Giant announced today the release of Trapcode Suite 13, an upgrade to the industry's most essential tools for creating motion graphics an.... Read More

SLiB Browser Pro for Maya Released

Oct 25, 2015 at 06:17 pm by -gToon

SLiB Browser PRO code was completely rewritten from scratch to greatly improve functionality and stability. Beside all features SLiB | Browser has to offer the PRO version all.... Read More

Review: Maxon's Cinema 4D Release 17

Oct 25, 2015 at 07:59 am by -gToon

"Cinema 4D is user-friendly, integrates well with other professional applications and delivered us the creative advantage we needed to work quickly and translate our ideas.... Read More

Maxon Software Now Available in the Renderosity MarketPlace!

Oct 23, 2015 at 11:17 pm by -gToon

Maxon Software Now Available in The MarketPlace! The Renderosity MarketPlace Staff is excited to now offer the latest software from Maxon right here in our MarketPlace. MAXON.... Read More

Celebrate Halloween ComicFest 2015 With Free Comics

Oct 23, 2015 at 03:10 pm by -gToon

Extra, Extra, read all about it- get some free comics on Halloween! Celebrate Halloween by heading to your local comic shop to receive free comics! What better way to spend Ha.... Read More

Halloween the 20th by Greg Chapman

Oct 23, 2015 at 01:43 pm by -gToon

Halloween‬ the 20th by Greg Chapman Greg Chapman is a professional graphic artist based in Australia. He works in the horror/supernatural world of book covers, illustrations.... Read More

The Special Meaning Behind "She Will Always Be My Mommy"

Oct 23, 2015 at 07:52 am by -gToon

When I saw this photo Renderosity member shayhurs took this picture of her daughter and doggie, I had to inquire more about it! Please tell me the backstory behind the photo..... Read More