At last a serious replacement for XSI’s Animation Mixer! Just like the Animation Mixer, Maya’s Time Editor allows the user to mix several different animations in order to produce one final animations. For example if you animated a character running, then the same character walking, then the same character jumping in the air to do […]
This work was done following the “Rocket Ship” tutorial, created by Rohan Dalvi. This tutorial was designed on Houdini 14 and I had to adapt it to more recent versions of Houdini : from v15 to v18. It’s been a work in progress for several years as I never had the time to complete it, […]
About 2 months ago, I started receiving a lot of emails about a game called “Adopt Me” that’s part of Roblox. Here is a sample of the emails I received : “I have recently been asked by my daughter to contact you in regards to an update she would like to see implemented into her […]
This is a tutorial i’m following, it’s still a work in Progress. Tools : Houdini 17.5.
I used Pyro FX in Hou 17.
This animation was done following the instructions in the tutorial “Model, animate and render a soccer ball” from the book “Houdini 16.5 Foundations”. This first video was done by using only keyframe animation. In this second video, I used the rigid bodies dynamics engine in Houdini. Compared to previous 3d apps I was using before, […]
I am often asked if I like video games. Well I do but I try not to play. Why? Because then I become too addicted and it takes all my time. I am especially found of medieval-fantasy games. I saw some videos from Kingdom Come Deliverance. This is the kind of world I’d easily […]
If you want to have fun training your 3d character animation skills, uou could use this free Maya rig for the Spiderman character. It even has the spiderweb wrist shoot! It is available on the 20 years old Highend 3D website! Link to the rig’s download page : https://www.highend3d.com/magazine/news/software/c/free-spiderman-rig-77046 Thanks to the Matthew Lowe for […]
Check the nice re-creation of Walt Disney’s “Stitch” character on this page : https://polysculpt.com/page/3/ . Wait for the page to load fully so you can orbit around the character. Done using Zbrush, Substance Painter and Marmoset.
Algorithm allows 3-D printers to “read ahead” of their programming to boost speeds. A major drawback to 3-D printing – the slow pace of the work – could be alleviated through a software algorithm developed at the University of Michigan. The algorithm allows printers to deliver high-quality results at speeds up to two times faster than […]
The smartphone Sony Xperia has a 3d scanner. It seems very nice. It will probably be my next phone, as Microsoft has dropped the ball.
A very nice demonstration of fractals in Houdini, thanks to Thomas Volkmann.
The first gallery has been created. All galleries will be visible on this page. The first gallery that was added to our website is the 3d Modelling and Shading one. It was uploaded some days ago and was improved today. For now, all pictures are from old productions. Our new productions’ pictures and videos will […]
Easy to use new character animation app with a never seen before way of animating. What do you think?
Présentation en français (english below) : Suite aux rencontres de Septembre et de Novembre 2015, voici venu le temps d’un nouveau CG Artists meetup ! La date prévue est : le jeudi 28 janvier 2016. Nous nous retrouverons une fois encore au NavLab ! Ce grand fablab, dont je suis un habitué, est situé […]
Présentation en français (english below) : La première rencontre entre infographiste s’est déroulée en Septembre. Un petit groupe de passionnés de la 3D et 2D se sont rassemblés à l’Australian Bar d’Antibes. Nous avons fait connaissance, échangé des connaissances au point de vue technique, jobs et études. C’était une bonne soirée ! Clickez sur […]
I just watched “Life After Pi”. It’s a short documentary about Rhythm & Hues Studios, the L.A. based Visual Effects company that won an Academy Award for its groundbreaking work on “Life of Pi”… just two weeks after declaring bankruptcy. “Life After Pi” shows how VFX companies are under a lot of pressure while […]
Hi all, In September I’m organizing the first meeting for the Cannes-Antibes-Nice-Monaco area CG artists! This new Meetup group is for all computer graphics artists in the Côte d’Azur. Every skills are welcome ! 2D, 3D, web, video, print, etc. The main goal is to meet new people and make new friends thanks to […]
Thanks to this trailer-like short movie, using 3d graphics and animation, Boba fett is back! Kudos to Eric Demeusy for the outstanding work! Watch it below : More info on this link : http://reggiestake.com/2015/09/02/boba-fett-fan-made-trailer/ .
I just read two interesting article about computer graphic imagery in modern movies. The first one tells “6 Reasons Modern Movie CGI Looks Surprisingly Crappy”. In this article, David Christopher Bell complains about the lack of rules in the use of visual effects in modern movies: Cracked.com There is some kind of answer to […]