This month McGraw-Hill Professional will release the much-anticipated and definitive Xara Xtreme 5: The Official Guide, written by bestselling author and well-known graphic artist Gary Bouton. In the USA, where the book first pubished last month, Amazon.com sold out within days of the launch.
In 368 full-colour pages, Xara Xtreme 5: The Official Guide teaches readers the principles of vector drawing along with technique, composition, and application for websites, animations, logos, ...
Recent interviewee in 3D Artist, creative production studio, The Neighbourhood, won Manchester Evening News (MEN), Young Business of the Year at a smart awards ceremony in the Lowry Hotel Manchester.
The design company beat stiff competition from interior studio NoChintz and outsourcing consultancy firm Optimum Business Solutions by demonstrating strength in:
community awareness; and
Since The Neighbourhood established three years ago they have ticked ...
Blur Studio recently completed a ten-spot series of commercials for Pepperidge Farm Goldfish crackers via Young & Rubicam, NY. The campaign is entirely computer generated and was directed by Blur's Leo Santos.
This work represents the campaign's fourth season featuring the adventurous animated Goldfish characters, and is the first time the campaign presents a progressive story arc spanning 10 commercials. At the end of Season 3, "Gilbert" is separated from his ...
Boutique visual effects studio Ingenuity Engine has collaborated once again with director Joseph Kahn on a futuristic new music video for R&B singer Chris Brown's track "I Can Transform Ya," the
first single off his forthcoming album Graffiti (due Dec. 8). Ingenuity Engine created a VFX-intensive and hyper-stylized world for the video, which premiered Oct. 27th and features Chris Brown, producer Swizz Beatz and rapper Lil Wayne as they deconstruct and ...
A massive project is currently underway to replace the eastern portion of the 73-year-old Bay Bridge. But architect and Luxology® LLC modo® user Ronald Rael sees the bridge as a treasure, envisioning it as a public space with parks, houses and sporting facilities.
Ronald Rael is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at UC Berkeley and a partner in Rael San Fratello Architects. Rael used modo, Luxology's next-generation 3D content creation software, ...
The newly released animated film Astro Boy brings the iconic Japanese manga character to movie theatres. Filmmaker Imagi International Holdings Limited (HKEx: 585) created Astro Boy with Autodesk Maya software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK). Maya was at the core of Imagi Studios' around-the-clock production pipeline spanning Hong Kong and Hollywood.
Osamu Tezuka first created the manga series about Astro Boy, a permanently youthful robot boy, in the 1950s. Quickly gaining ...
Following the release last Monday of its Vue 8 Digital Nature solutions for CG Professionals, e-on software announced today the immediate availability of its full line of Vue 8 products for 3D Enthusiasts and 3D Artists. Todayís announcement finalizes the successful introduction to the market of the eighth generation of Vue, the leading solution for natural 3D environments.
E-on software offers products for the creation and rendering of Digital Nature for ...
SCAD, the most comprehensive art and design university in the world, announces that 14 non-local courses of study have been registered by the Hong Kong Education Bureau. SCAD, the only university in Hong Kong to focus exclusively on art and design, will begin classes in Fall 2010. Applications for admission are now being accepted at www.scad.edu/apply.
SCAD Hong Kong courses of study will be offered in advertising, animation, graphic design, illustration, ...
Recently restructured CGI studio, Movie Foundry, has created a set of visuals for "Ground Warfare", a four part documentary for Granada which airs on National Geographic tonight.
Movie Foundry, part of the Image Foundry Studios Group, created 26 graphics and 22 graphical maps, for the series which explores the history of war, and is a sequel to the highly successful, "War Planes".
"The graphics were used to visually explain the narrative; therefore ...
VICON House of Moves was involved in
creating the animation and providing motion capture services for the
recently released highly cinematic video game, "WET," published by Bethesda
"WET," developed by Artificial Mind and Movement (A2M), is a
highly-stylized third person shooter that seamlessly blends gun play, sword
kills and over-the-top acrobatics to create the ultimate interactive action
experience. The game allows the player to shoot anywhere, anytime with the
freedom to shoot while running, sliding down ladders, ...