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Maya Time Editor

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 […]

DreamCraft Digital V9

After a few weeks of work, I have the pleasure of formalizing the launch of the new version of my website!! The objectives of this new version are: Focus more on images than texts. Set up a WordPress theme that is more suited to artists and their portfolios. My choice: HelloMouse. Create more direct access […]

Kingdom Come Deliverance: a game so great I don’t want to play it!

  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 […]

Minor update of DavidSaber.Com

  I just updated my other site: DavidSaber.Com. These days I focus more on DreamCraft. But although I don’t use this website anymore, I like to keep it up and running. The old PHPThumb scripts were causing problems with thumbnails not being created, resulting in a lot of missing picture in my web design. So […]

Nice 3d version of Stitch

  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.

3D-printing gets a turbo boost from U-M technology

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 […]

Fractals in Houdini

A very nice demonstration of fractals in Houdini, thanks to Thomas Volkmann.

First gallery up!

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 […]

NavLab community

Check out the NavLab community. NavLab is a fablab, a 3d printing facility, and also the co-working space where I stay several days per week. It has a nice community that you need to join! So click here!

Does CG suck?

  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 […]

Unreal Engine pictures

Incredible what realtime can deliver these days. Yes, this is real time! Check this Flickr gallery.

Auto Character Setup

Riging is becoming more and more easy in modern 3d packages. Check this video of a new Modo plugin : Auto Character Setup (ACS).

Excellent introduction to 3D

The Guerilla CG Project offers a series of very nicely made, very interesting videos that introduce 3d graphics to the beginers. It’s an excellent course for newbies, but for experienced artists, it’s also refreshing to watch. It clears up many 3d concepts that we practise but not always understand. I watched all the series and […]

As real as it gets!

Hi everyone! First, just check this video, we’ll talk about it later …     Hah! Incredible isn’t it? Here is the offical page: DigitalEmily, including a 1080p Version. Even if this is nearly 7 years old, it is still an outstanding re-creation of real life! Image Metrics is a technology company: http://www.image-metrics.com/ , also behind “Faceware”, a Facial […]

Empty page: a nice short movie

This 3d short movie by Siavash Kodaie won the first prise at the CTLPDX FILMS festival. Watch it at : Viewster com. Here is some information about this festival: Centralportland org. Now it needs your votes for Viewster’s online festival. Watch it, please vote and share if you like it. Thanks! The modeling was done in 3ds max, […]

Repairing a toy using 3d modelling and 3d printing

  Hi ! Today I’d like to tell you how I repaired one of my kid’s toys. It’s a good example of what can be done with 3d modelling and 3d printing, and how they can be used to save objects and devices that you would otherwise throw in the dustbin. At DreamCraft, we have a […]