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Blender’s Cycles Render Engine Pt 1

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down and play with Blender 2.62, and more specifically the Cycles render engine.  It is still in development and has a ways to go, but I think it’s pretty cool.  I know I’ve … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Assemble Image Sequences Into an AVI using VirtualDub

Overview We recently had a question come in about how to quickly assemble image sequences into an AVI.  Here’s the way I prefer to do it on Windows.  It uses free, open source software, Virtual Dub, and is very quick. … Continue reading

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Modeling a human head in 3ds Max: Part 5

Part 4 Recently, I was looking around at tutorials just to see what was out there and I ran across this method in a Maya tutorial. This was new to me so I wanted to give it a try and … Continue reading

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Modeling a human head in Maya: Part 2

Getting a Reference Image into Maya For this part here, I looked online for guides and tutorials on how to set up a reference image inside Maya. I was able to locate a decent one on youtube. Sometimes it is … Continue reading

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How To: Install and Configure FileZilla

Overview The ResPower Super/Farm™ proudly supports the use of free, legal software, including FileZilla, to access its service.  This tutorial discusses how to install FileZilla, and to configure it for use with the ResPower Super/Farm. Before we get started, there … Continue reading

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Modeling a human head in 3ds Max: Part 3

Part 2 At long last, it’s time to start modeling. There are as many ways to model as there are modelers. You’ll need to practice and try different techniques until you find the one that works for you. Most tutorials … Continue reading

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ResPower Sponsoring Hand Turkey Studios in 48-Hour Film Project

For those who haven’t heard, the 48 Hour Film Project is “a wild and sleepless weekend in which you and a team make a movie—write, shoot, edit and score it—in just 48 hours. On Friday night, you get a character, … Continue reading

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3d World Gives 13 Blender Tips

3d World has posted an excellent article outlining 13 tips to get the most out of Blender: Don’t Duplicate. Instance Instead. Save time with flat projection. Use Proportional Edit. Use Pose Libraries for Blocking. Use Network Render to Set up … Continue reading

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Rio meets V-Ray 2.0

Hello Everyone, As the title suggest i am meeting and learning V-Ray 2.0 ,  I started with learning mental ray, and i love it to death, however it is slower then Christmas for a good render.  I like v-ray because … Continue reading

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VRay Plane

Creating the Plane I was playing around with different options in VRay under “Create” tab. If you select the drop down window and click on VRay, a new list of options will appear to replace the standard one. One of … Continue reading

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