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Michelle Willard

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Former reporter. Recovering archaeologist. Political nerd.


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Mar 08, 2018

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Why didn't they call it 'Purple Rain?'

Aug 15, 2017 at 12:22 pm by SchelleFire

The Prince Estate and Pantone Color Institute announced Monday the creation of the color formerly known as purple, represented by Prince's "Love Symbol #2," to represent and h.... Read More

AMD redefines entry-level workstation graphics with new Radeon Pro WX 3100 & 2100 GPUs

Aug 15, 2017 at 08:02 am by SchelleFire

AMD announces two brand-new professional GPUs, the Radeon Pro WX 2100 and WX 3100, offering the best entry-level class performance on the market for design and manufacturing,.... Read More

AppUpdates: Introducing the maxTD Toolbox

Aug 14, 2017 at 02:41 pm by SchelleFire

MaxTD released Aug. 9 its new Rigging Toolbox on for Modo at the bargain price of $69 US. The Rigging Toolbox is a collection of tools designed to assist artists in the often.... Read More

CynderBlue brings life experience into designs

Aug 14, 2017 at 10:02 am by SchelleFire

While CynderBlueDesign's real-life training is in fashion and textiles and most of her products are characters, that doesn't mean the Renderosity vendor isn't influenced by he.... Read More

Listen to Steal the Stars Episode 1: "Warm Bodies"

Aug 14, 2017 at 08:02 am by SchelleFire

Dakota Prentiss runs security at the secretive Quill Marine compound, run by private defense conglomerate Sierra. Today she's breaking in a new security staffer, Matt Sale.... Read More

Epic and Unreal at SIGGRAPH 2017

Aug 13, 2017 at 01:02 pm by SchelleFire

SIGGRAPH 2017 attendance was up on previous years and there was a renewed sense of optimism at the show, fueled by excitement around real-time production, advancements in virt.... Read More

No Man's Sky's Massive Atlas Rising Update 1.3

Aug 13, 2017 at 08:02 am by SchelleFire

Update 1.3, Atlas Rises, brings a brand new and overhauled central storyline, portals, a new procedural mission system, trade improvements, system economies, joint exploratio.... Read More

Unreal Engine 4.17 Released!

Aug 12, 2017 at 09:02 am by SchelleFire

Whether it is through games, linear media, or virtual reality, Unreal Engine 4.17 enables you to tell your own story. New tools, workflow enhancements, and performance optim.... Read More

How GPUs Are Helping to Diagnose Gastrointestinal Anomalies

Aug 12, 2017 at 09:02 am by SchelleFire

In the classic 1966 science fiction film "Fantastic Voyage," a team of doctors and a space-aged submarine are shrunken and injected into an injured scientist to repair a brain.... Read More

AppUpdates: Adobe, Autodesk make Forbes Top Innovative companies

Aug 11, 2017 at 02:32 pm by SchelleFire

Earlier this week, Forbes announced its annual list of the "World's Most Innovative Companies" and two CG companies made the top 15. Coming in at No. 14 and No. 15 respectiv.... Read More

Vyktohria's odyessy into digital art started in 1995

Aug 11, 2017 at 09:02 am by SchelleFire

For Renderosity vendor Vyktohria, her odyssey into computer graphics started in 1995 when her father introduced her to Aldus Photostyler and KAI PowerTools. "I went home that.... Read More

E-on software announces newest release 3 of VUE 2016, PlantFactory 2016

Aug 11, 2017 at 08:02 am by SchelleFire

E-on software, a leading global developer of software for the creation, animation, rendering, and integration of natural 3D environments in the computer graphics, VFX, archite.... Read More

Corel releases PaintShop Pro 2018

Aug 10, 2017 at 02:00 pm by SchelleFire

On Wednesday, Corel introduced PaintShop Pro 2018, the complete photo editing and graphic design suite that offers more speed, flexibility, and creativity than ever befor.... Read More

AppUpdates: Firefox makes VR native to the web

Aug 09, 2017 at 11:01 am by SchelleFire

Firefox makes VR native to the web Firefox has added native VR in its latest release, Firefox 55, the company announced. New features in the release include support for WebVR,.... Read More

Dark sci-fi, fantasy inspire Darkworld Design

Aug 09, 2017 at 09:02 am by SchelleFire

Darkworld Design, known in real life as B. Lawson Hull, is the ultimate gamer. He has been working with 3D art and animation since he took his first steps with Poser 1 in midd.... Read More

Adobe Stock Summer-Themed Templates!

Aug 08, 2017 at 01:26 pm by SchelleFire

Adobe is offering users summer-themed design templates (check them out above and here) - from invites to your end of summer bash, to the perfect template to share your family.... Read More

ASUS ZenFone AR on Sale in the United States

Aug 08, 2017 at 08:02 am by SchelleFire

ASUS today announced the availability of the ZenFone AR - a next-generation smartphone that represents a significant advancement in mobile virtual and augmented reality techno.... Read More

Gravity Sketch VR gives early access

Aug 07, 2017 at 02:17 pm by SchelleFire

On Wednesday, Aug. 2, Gravity Sketch VR announced early access was available on Steam for $24.99. Read more about Gravity Sketch in the press release: Virtual Reality is becom.... Read More

The Art and Science of LAIKA

Aug 07, 2017 at 12:02 pm by SchelleFire

With the recent success of Kubo and the Two Strings, Laika studios has set the stop-motion film bar very, very high. This wonderful short "behind the scenes" look at Laika s.... Read More

Meet one of the first vendors on Renderosity

Aug 07, 2017 at 09:02 am by SchelleFire

Diane Griffith, a.k.a., DTHUREGRIF, joined Renderosity during the Wild West of the Internet back in March 1999. In the late '90s social media was bulletin board services and c.... Read More