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Michelle Willard

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Former reporter. Recovering archaeologist. Political nerd.


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Mar 08, 2018

SchelleFire

Testing products takes a little ABC and some OCD

Apr 24, 2018 at 02:29 pm by SchelleFire

Being a little obsessive helps tester Andy, a.k.a., donnena, make sure everyone gets what they pay for at Renderosity. "OCD! It's a GOOD thing," Andy said about why she.... Read More

Garrett Cole tells his favorite story with graphic novel

Apr 17, 2018 at 03:37 pm by SchelleFire

  Everyone has a story to tell and, in the case of Garrett Cole, it comes in the form of a graphic novel. Cole, who can be found on Renderosity as Garrettc211, started.... Read More
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UteBigSmile uses art to cope with the tragedies of life

Apr 10, 2018 at 03:17 pm by SchelleFire

Even after tragedy struck her not once but twice, Ute Reichling-Wack greets the world with a big smile. "Even after the loss of two of my three children, I'll always keep m.... Read More

Registration is now open for SIGGRAPH

Apr 09, 2018 at 02:29 pm by SchelleFire

Registration is now open for SIGGRAPH 2018. This five-day immersive conference brings computer graphics enthusiasts and professionals the latest innovations in.... Read More

How Unreal Engine helped HBO, REWIND recreate a VR version of The Hacker Hostel

Apr 05, 2018 at 10:37 am by SchelleFire

Hey there! We’re REWIND, an immersive content studio with a passion for AR, VR, MR and beyond. We’re celebrating the release of our latest VR experience, deve.... Read More

How to make a GIF in Moho

Mar 28, 2018 at 04:40 pm by SchelleFire

Smith Micro asked Moho artist Emanuel Rodriguez to explain how he made his Zen Froggie GIF. And though it may seem like a simple GIF, he explains that the process i.... Read More

Adobe, NVIDIA CEOs discuss partnership, new possibilities

Mar 29, 2018 at 09:21 am by SchelleFire

New technologies will allow gamers to use VR to travel to stunning new worlds. Or, through augmented reality, to blend those worlds with your own. At the Adobe Summit in.... Read More
Walt Disney Imagineering teamed with NVIDIA and Epic Games

NVIDIA, Epic Games and Disney bring Millennium Falcon to life in Disney Parks

Mar 28, 2018 at 04:31 pm by SchelleFire

When Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens next year at Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort, park guests will visit the planet of Batuu,.... Read More

9 things to know from NVIDIA's GTC 2018

Mar 27, 2018 at 03:22 pm by SchelleFire

NVIDIA made several announcements at its 9th annual GPU Technology Conference. In fact, there's been so much news over the past few days, it would fill up your news feed. So.... Read More

Chaos Group launches V-Ray for Unreal Beta

Mar 27, 2018 at 11:21 am by SchelleFire

Chaos Group has introduced a beta for V-Ray for Unreal, joining real-time and ray tracing in a single, unified pipeline. Instead of doing double the work, artists and de.... Read More
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Uwe Jarling

Artist Uwe Jarling returns to Renderosity with new partner and products

Mar 26, 2018 at 04:11 pm by SchelleFire

Professional artist Uwe Jarling used to think of himself as a superhero of art, living a dual life. By day, he was a mild-mannered art director for an advertising agency in.... Read More

Take a trip to IKEA through CGI

Mar 23, 2018 at 02:02 pm by SchelleFire

IKEA is one of the world’s most recognizable brands. Established by Ingvar Kamprad in the Swedish town of Älmhult in 1942, the company brought flat-packed furniture.... Read More

Chaos Group unveils new, faster GPU rendering architecture at GTC 2018

Mar 22, 2018 at 01:49 pm by SchelleFire

At the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2018, Chaos Group will debut its fast new V-Ray GPU rendering architecture, effectively doubling the speed of production rendering for f.... Read More

Check out Faceware's 2018 Show Reel with scenes from Star Wars Battlefront II, Injustice 2, Middle Earth: Shadow of War, and others

Mar 21, 2018 at 09:54 am by SchelleFire

  Over the years, the Faceware mocap tech has been used to create some of the most iconic faces in games and films and 2018 was no different. Faceware's 2018 show reel&.... Read More

Lenovo honored by iF Design Awards

Mar 20, 2018 at 02:37 pm by SchelleFire

Lenovo has been recognized with design awards from iF DESIGN AWARDS, the iF has been recognizing great design for 65 years, accoridng to a press release. Each year,.... Read More

Substance Painter UI gets refreshed with help from users

Mar 15, 2018 at 03:02 pm by SchelleFire

Allegorithmic released the first update of 2018 for Substance Painter on Thursday, March 15, bringing with it a stylish new user interface (UI) and a host of performance.... Read More

ML-Agents releases v0.3 Beta of its Unity toolkit

Mar 15, 2018 at 11:02 am by SchelleFire

From Unity: We are happy to announce that the ML-Agents team is releasing the latest version of our toolkit, v0.3. This is our biggest release yet, and many of the.... Read More

Machines out-debate lawyers in legalese rumble

Mar 02, 2018 at 12:00 am by SchelleFire

Cue the sad tuba and attorney jokes: Machines just landed the hurt on lawyers. LawGeex, an Israel-based startup focused on automating contract reviews, released a study showin.... Read More

Oscars Week: Creating 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Mar 02, 2018 at 12:00 am by SchelleFire

In building the visual effects for Marvel Studios' second installment of "Guardians of the Galaxy," teams across the production were fortunate to have a deep frame of referenc.... Read More

'Dr. Algorithm' comes to rescue

Mar 02, 2018 at 12:00 am by SchelleFire

Attention, ER patients: Dr. Algorithm will see you right away. Artificial intelligence holds vast potential for faster patient care in hospitals. Thanks to machine learning an.... Read More