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Michelle Willard

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Former reporter. Recovering archaeologist. Political nerd.


User Since

Mar 08, 2018

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Smith Micro launches World Cup-inspired contest

Jun 15, 2018 at 02:24 pm by SchelleFire

In honor of the 2018 World Cup, Smith Micro is providing Moho users with free content used in its World Cup animation, along with an animation contest.... Read More

E3 gets underway in LA

Jun 13, 2018 at 12:00 pm by SchelleFire

The gaming community's annual pilgrimage to Los Angeles for the Electronic Entertainment Expo is upon us. And we have a ton of announcements, exclusive gameplay, exciting cont.... Read More

NVIDIA to open AI research lab in Toronto

Jun 13, 2018 at 09:49 am by SchelleFire

Toronto is a thriving hub for AI experts, thanks in part to foundational work out of the University of Toronto and government-supported research organizations like the Ve.... Read More

Reallusion offers cash, software in 2018 2D Animation Contest

Jun 11, 2018 at 10:32 am by SchelleFire

Reallusion announces the 2018 CrazyTalk Animator Animation At Work Contest. Anyone, regardless of their animation experience, can participate by animating real-life projects f.... Read More

VR start-up raises $1.4M in early funding

Jun 04, 2018 at 10:19 am by SchelleFire

The Cortopia Group raised an additional 12 million SEK ($1.4 million USD) for the newly formed entity in a funding round that closed on April 30, VR studio Cortopia Studi.... Read More
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BellaDark found love in the forums

May 31, 2018 at 12:00 pm by SchelleFire

The forums at Renderosity are for many things: troubleshooting, getting tips, collaborating with others, and falling in love. Over the years, friendships and romantic relatio.... Read More
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For love of dog, Shibashake makes real his imagination on Renderosity

May 22, 2018 at 11:17 am by SchelleFire

The one thing Renderosity artist Shibashake might love more than dogs is the art and beauty of the human form. His love of dogs can be found on his website, shibashake.com..... Read More
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Artist of the Year Nyala's 'feelings flow into the pictures' she creates

May 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm by SchelleFire

When Renderosity redesigned its homepage, Community Manager Ashley Buchanan knew exactly where to find the first artist to be featured in the spotlight image. She went stra.... Read More

Unreal Engine is at Build: Paris’18

May 11, 2018 at 02:00 pm by SchelleFire

Seeing the full potential of real-time technology continuing to unfold before our eyes is one of the most exciting aspects of building tools to empower creatives across so man.... Read More

Unreal is mirroring its development branches on GitHub

May 10, 2018 at 12:00 pm by SchelleFire

Unreal Engine is now mirroring its internal development branches to GitHub, the game engine announced. Most of the day-to-day development on the engine happens in these branc.... Read More

Lenovo, The Jane Goodall Institute partner to use VR to raise awareness about conservation

May 08, 2018 at 02:00 pm by SchelleFire

Lenovo is collaborating with The Wild Immersion, supported by The Jane Goodall Institute, to make virtual reality a more immersive and memorable way to raise awareness ab.... Read More

NVIDIA cancels GeForce Partner Program

May 07, 2018 at 02:13 pm by SchelleFire

NVIDIA announced Monday, May 7, the cancelation of its GeForce Partners Program just two months after launching it. GPP was designed to incentivize computer companies to.... Read More
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Returning vendor Nightsong takes inspiration from her garden

May 01, 2018 at 06:07 pm by SchelleFire

Mary Williams, known as Nightsong on Renderosity.com, has dreams of filling her gallery and store with images and products "that shock and amaze, taking one's breath away wi.... Read More

Game Flipping Death brings unique puzzles to Nintendo Switch

May 01, 2018 at 12:00 pm by SchelleFire

What does Zoink Games mean when they refer to Flipping Death as the spiritual successor to their previous hit game, Stick It to the Man? They’re referring to the fact t.... Read More

NVAIL Partners Showcase Trailblazing Deep Learning Research at ICLR

Apr 30, 2018 at 05:00 pm by SchelleFire

The International Conference on Learning Representations isn’t a name that rolls off the tongue. But for researchers looking to stay on the cutting edge of&nbs.... Read More

How to get the most out of the new Unity Project Templates in 2018.1

Apr 27, 2018 at 11:00 am by SchelleFire

Project Templates (introduced earlier this year in this blog post) change the way you launch a new project in Unity.   The aim of Unity Project Templates is to impr.... Read More

Testing products takes a little ABC and some OCD

Apr 24, 2018 at 03:00 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 03:37 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 02:33 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