Monthly Archives: February 2007

Pirates still plunder – Oscars 2007

The movie Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest won the Visual Effects category of 79th Annual Academy Awards. Martin Scorsese finally lived to see the golden statuette, even 4 at once

E-on Software Ships Vue 6 xStream and Vue 6 Infinite!

3D ENVIRONMENT SOLUTIONS FOR PROFESSIONALS RELEASED e-on software, the leader in natural 3D environment solutions, announced the release of its professional product line: Vue 6 Infinite and Vue 6 xStream. Vue 6

Digital photos of single scene into a virtual 3-D world

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new experimental software that enables hundreds of digital photos of a single scene to be mapped into a 3-D virtual world. Called Photo

Maya tutorial: The Glass Shader

With this tutorial I will show you how to set up a realistic glass shader for the mental ray renderer. If you are creating glass you must pay attention to the three

Maya tutorial: The Goblet

This mini tutorial is the preparatory lesson for the glass shader so stay tuned. To create a goblet like this you will only need a few steps. Start with a simple curve and then

3ds Max 9 Extension: Productivity Booster

Coming soon – exclusively for Autodesk® 3ds Max® software Subscription members,3ds Max 9 Extension: Productivity Booster. It will feature over 30 productivity enhancements – in the areas of interoperability, animation and Biped,

Free Trial of Mudbox 1.0.4 by Skymatter

Groundbreaking 3D Sculpting Software Delivers Unprecedented Level of Control and Ease-of-Use – CG Society Members Rate Mudbox Most Significant CG Software Development for 2006 Skymatter Limited, a high-end provider of 3D software

Adobe Brings Video to Mobile Handsets

Upcoming Release of Flash Lite to Integrate Video Playback Capabilities At the 3GSM World Congress, Adobe Systems Incorporated announced that support for video will be integrated in the next generation of Adobe®


The VES Awards were given out this weekend during the Visual Effects Society’s (VES) fifth annual gala event at the Kodak Grand Ballroom. This year’s event, garnering the best attendance for these

The Gnomon Shading with Maya – FreeThe Gnomon Shading with Maya – Free

The Gnomon Workshop presents Alex Alverez’ Skin Shading with Maya and mental ray tutorial, as a free download. Rendering skin with the natural appearance of translucency, specularity and reflection is achievable thanks