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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

Book Review: Digital Painting Techniques Volumes 6 and 7

Aug 11, 2016 at 01:41 pm by nickcharles

For anyone looking to improve their digital art skills, or even someone just getting started, there is an excellent series of books from 3DTotal Publishing, titled Digital P.... Read More

Book Review: Anatomy for 3D Artists

Aug 05, 2016 at 08:51 pm by nickcharles

Anatomy for 3D Artists Paperback: 288 pages 3DTotal Publishing ISBN-13: 978-1909414242 I've recently been perusing a wonderful book from 3DTotal Publishing, titled Anatomy fo.... Read More

SideFX 2016 Houdini Customer Demo Reel

Aug 04, 2016 at 08:27 pm by nickcharles

SideFX is proud to present the 2016 Demo Reel featuring the amazing work of Houdini customers worldwide. The shots in this reel are a small sampling of the creativity and hard.... Read More

An Interview with Professional Artist, Mary Poplin (Part Two)

Aug 03, 2016 at 03:18 pm by nickcharles

What are your proudest achievements? Is there anything you would consider highlights of your career thus far? I painted the matte paintings for Salazar Slytherin, Rowena Raven.... Read More

DAGNER from Michael Fragstein

Jul 29, 2016 at 08:42 pm by nickcharles

DAGNER from Michael Fragstein on Vimeo. You see my eyes are openDon't need 'em blind or foldedFollow the thin red line! Music: Dan Freeman And The Serious
Director: Mi.... Read More

An Interview with Professional Artist, Mary Poplin (Part One)

Jul 18, 2016 at 08:58 pm by nickcharles

An Interview with Professional Artist, Mary Poplin (Part One) I love a fun interview, where you get more out of it than originally intended. And, my recent interview with Mary.... Read More

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8 in Review

Jul 18, 2016 at 08:19 pm by nickcharles

In March of this year, Corel released CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8 (with the 'X8' meaning it is now in its 18th version). The CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8 is an outstanding tool.... Read More

Motion Weekly 19

Jul 15, 2016 at 09:15 pm by nickcharles

Motion Weekly The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation and motion graphic works from around the web. Some pieces featured have been created by p.... Read More

Motion Weekly 18

Jul 08, 2016 at 10:31 am by nickcharles

The Innovator Entertaining and funny short created for an Australian wool company. The Innovator from Buck on Vimeo. Wool. Merino Wool. Soft, cuddly, odour-resistant, warm.... Read More

Flaws by Josh Shaffner

Jul 01, 2016 at 09:52 pm by nickcharles

flaws from Josh Shaffner on Vimeo. Animation and Music by Josh Shaffner All done in camera hand drawn animation made from a series of 18 drawings. Short bio Josh Shaffner.... Read More

ADAM - a Real-Time Unity Demo Film

Jun 24, 2016 at 09:32 pm by nickcharles

The Unity Demo Team built Adam with beta versions of Unity 5.4 and our upcoming cinematic sequencer tool. Adam also utilizes an experimental implementation of real-time ar.... Read More

Interview with Freelance Illustrator/Designer Sean Dockery

Jun 22, 2016 at 07:00 pm by nickcharles

If you have a passion and put in the work, the possibilities unfold. This is the story of an artist who just knew he wanted to create and found out through experiences and mee.... Read More

Motion Weekly 17

Jun 18, 2016 at 11:46 pm by nickcharles

The Scarecrow - Jim McKenzie As a sculptor myself, I especially enjoyed this film showing Jim McKenzie's process for making his incredible scarecrow character. The Scarecro.... Read More

Enrichment - Mandelbulb 3D and ArtMatic Designer Fractal animation

Jun 10, 2016 at 10:52 pm by nickcharles

Enrichment - Mandelbulb 3D and ArtMatic Designer Fractal animation from Arthur Stammet on Vimeo. This video has been created by Arthur Stammet in May 2016 for the Fracta.... Read More

Motion Weekly 16

Jun 07, 2016 at 05:34 pm by nickcharles

Seasons "Seasons" is a surrealistic journey through seasonal transformation. Erica Hu presents her artistic take on each of the four seasons in stunningly animated detail. Usi.... Read More

Ma-Te-Lin | Circus | Official Music Video

Jun 04, 2016 at 09:55 pm by nickcharles

林瑪黛Ma-te Lin【馬戲團】Circus | official music video from 林瑪黛 Ma-te Lin on Vimeo. This is an animated music video of Ma-te Lin ,a Taiwan-based electronica gro.... Read More

Motion Sickness: A New Motion Graphics Podcast Begins

Jun 03, 2016 at 08:37 pm by nickcharles

[Source: Motionographer post] The Motion Sickness Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast that features a mix of interviews with the top level creative forces in the Motion Graphics in.... Read More

Getting to Know Staff Writer : MD McCallum

Jun 02, 2016 at 11:26 am by nickcharles

Would you like to get to know staff writer, MD McCallum? If so, now is your chance. If you have any questions about him, please feel free to e-mail : hopeandlove@renderosity.c.... Read More

Escape Motions' Amberlight 2 in Review

Jun 01, 2016 at 10:55 pm by nickcharles

I have only recently found out about Escape Motions and their unique digital art tools, and I was floored. This company has 3 excellent and unique products on offer, a.... Read More

Drift Away by Anthony Sarris

May 28, 2016 at 10:52 pm by nickcharles

Drift Away by Anthony Sarris Drift Away is my graduation film, made in 2013 at the visual arts school of La Cambre. Music - Bjorn Alpha soundcloud.com/bjornalpha Sound Design.... Read More