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Nick Charles

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By day, a mild-mannered Certified Pharmacy Technician working in a hospital, contrasting creative outlets as a digital artist, sculptor, musician, singer/songwriter, and Staff Writer for Renderosity Magazine. A Northeast Ohio native, who dreams of one day retiring to a small town in Maine.


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Mar 08, 2018

nickcharles

Illustrator, Joey Ellis, Teams with Director, Seth Worley, to Pitch the Leaky Timbers Show

Nov 22, 2016 at 01:24 am by nickcharles

Leaky Timbers started as a 72 page, hardcover comic book, written and illustrated by Joey Ellis. The book is about a group of monsters who are residents of the rundown,.... Read More

Rumors of Pineapples on Venus by philsh

Nov 21, 2016 at 01:11 am by nickcharles

Digital artist, Philsh, has been a Renderosity member since 2005. His wildly abstract and colorful imagery is always a joy to behold. His toolset has included fractal programs.... Read More

Pluralsight Introduces Five Autodesk Learning Paths

Nov 20, 2016 at 12:29 pm by nickcharles

Pluralsight, the global leader in online learning for technology professionals, today introduced five new Autodesk learning paths: Autodesk Fusion 360, Autodesk Revit, Autod.... Read More

Renderosity 2016 Holiday Creative Contest

Nov 19, 2016 at 12:08 am by nickcharles

Renderosity is pleased to announce the opening of their 2016 Holiday Contest! Submit an entry into any one of 5 categories: writers, 3D, 2D, Animation and Photography! Don't m.... Read More

AMD Announces Availability of Radeon Pro WX Series Graphics Cards

Nov 18, 2016 at 09:56 am by nickcharles

Sydney, Australia. -- Nov. 7, 2016 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced the availability of the Radeonâ„¢ Pro WX Series of graphics cards, the company's powerful, new worksta.... Read More

Wacom® Cintiq® Pro Connects Inspiration and Expression

Nov 16, 2016 at 11:39 pm by nickcharles

Tokyo, Japan and Portland, Ore. - Nov.16, 2016 -Today, Wacom announces the Wacom Cintiq Pro line of creative pen displays, the Cintiq Pro 13 and Cintiq Pro 16. The new Cintiq.... Read More

NVIDIA and Autodesk forge new trends in VR, design, cloud services and more

Nov 16, 2016 at 02:02 pm by nickcharles

NVIDIA and Autodesk forge new trends in VR, design, cloud services and more. The future of design will be on display at Autodesk University, in Las Vegas, where NVIDIA tech.... Read More

SIGGRAPH Asia names Honorees of the 2016 Computer Animation Festival Awards

Nov 15, 2016 at 01:36 pm by nickcharles

MACAO, 15 November 2016 - Rising talent in animation from India, Germany and New Zealand will received honors at SIGGRAPH Asia's Computer Animation Festival Awards on 6 Dec.... Read More

3dtotal Kickstarter Campaign for Extended Anatomy Reference Collection

Nov 15, 2016 at 01:30 pm by nickcharles

3dtotal is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to fund an extension to their excellent Anatomy reference range. With nine figures currently available, this campaign adds.... Read More

Designing for Contest at Creative Allies

Nov 10, 2016 at 10:35 pm by nickcharles

I'm on an e-mail list from one of my favorite bands and recently received an invite to a design contest they are partnered in. The band is The Infamous Stringdusters, and they.... Read More

TEN THINGS ANNOUNCED AT THE MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10 EVENT

Oct 29, 2016 at 12:15 am by nickcharles

Microsoft, in a bid to steal some of Apple's thunder, held an important press conference on October 26, 2016. They announced major updates to windows 10 in the near future,.... Read More

Nick's Notes: Fleetwood Mac's Alternate Tusk

Oct 27, 2016 at 09:06 pm by nickcharles

I have been a huge fan of the Mac since I first heard their Rumours album in 1977. That album was a huge success for the band, and as such, an impossible one to follow up. If.... Read More

Book Review: Fluid Frames by Corrie Francis Parks

Oct 05, 2016 at 08:54 pm by nickcharles

Book Review: Fluid Frames by Corrie Francis Parks I have a great fascination with stop motion animation. It is an incredibly tedious way to make films, yet it is an area of an.... Read More

Framestore's VR Field Trip to Mars

Sep 29, 2016 at 11:44 pm by nickcharles

BAFTA, Oscar and Cannes Lions-winning VFX house Framestore recently took a group of school children on a Field Trip to Mars, courtesy of a one-of-a-kind US school bus, Unreal.... Read More

Wacom's Cintiq 27QHD Creative Pen & Touch Display in Review

Sep 19, 2016 at 06:26 pm by nickcharles

It's wonderful to have a decent drawing tablet for art and creative work. It's even better to have a large surface on which to work and get in finer details, while drawing dir.... Read More

Beginner's Guide to Sketching

Sep 19, 2016 at 06:17 pm by nickcharles

There are a number of books on sketching that I've come across, and while very good, I haven't seen one quite like 3D Total's Beginner's Guide to Sketching. This book is a wel.... Read More

Kyle Webster Chats About His Book Please Say Please

Aug 31, 2016 at 07:03 pm by nickcharles

Not only is Kyle Webster a writer, he's also a designer, illustrator and photoshop wizard. "Drawing has always been my main interest in life, so illustration has been the righ.... Read More

How Laika Crafted Kubo and the Two Strings' Epic Opener

Aug 26, 2016 at 11:32 pm by nickcharles

The first moments of the new animated film Kubo are breathtaking. WIRED spoke to LAIKA animation studio about how they made it all possible. - Wired You can also catch the.... Read More

Red Giant's Shooter Suite 13 in Review

Aug 19, 2016 at 08:17 pm by nickcharles

Red Giant's Shooter Suite 13 is a fantastic set of tools that gives filmmakers the confidence that their footage will be the best it can be from shoot to post. You want as l.... Read More

Edmond by Nina Gantz

Aug 12, 2016 at 08:25 pm by nickcharles

EDMOND from ninagantz on Vimeo. Edmond's impulse to love and be close to others is strong... Maybe too strong. As he stands alone by a lake contemplating his options, he goes.... Read More