Norman Foster's Office Digification

Just a quick snippet from one of Norman Foster's TED talks. In his 2007 DLD Conference talk he covered a range of projects with a perspective of the 'green agenda'. Architect Norman Foster discusses…


Podcasts

One of the great joys with my iPod is being able to keep up with a series of podcasts, which I do via iTunes. The regulars on my plate are the Science Show from ABC Radio National, The Sceptics Guide…


Photoshop Express

Reading through my ImagineFX there is a nice little review of Photoshop Express. This is Adobe's fully online image manipulation tool. To be honest it is nothing like photoshop at all really, but it…


Courses

The fun in my COFA courses continues, thinking through reconstructions and interpretations of historical data. I enjoyed doing my last assignment where I was looking at a 3D video reconstruction…


Motorcycle design and CG

I have just come across two different but equally neat motor-cycle-ish articles. Nitin Khosha's Dacoit Street Cycle CGIn this great little article on CGSociety, Nitin gives us a breakdown of his…


More Iron Man and CG

CGSociety have a great article by Renee Dunlop which explores the production and CG of the film. There are some great images which show off just how CG reliant the movie is - and how beautifully ILM…


Saadiyat Island architectural wonders cometh

Abu Dhabi has been pulling out all the stops in its development and its calling upon a suite of architectural heavyweights to create some amazing places.One such concentration is the cultural centre…


SL and AI

We have been looking briefly at Second Life in one of my COFA courses, what role such places have in developing the Digital/Architectural relationship. With my interest in fleshing out digital models…


Jim Lee vids

I have loved Jim Lee's work on comics for a long time now and have found that there are quite a few vids of him doing sketches drawings, inks and more on youtube for us all to see. We get to see his…


Indiana Jones 4

It has been a long time since the Last Crusade and it was great fun to have Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull to continue things for us. We are gifted with a range of new and old…


Preview Idea

Russ and I have been working on an idea, and though it has a long way to go, here are a few sketch images using sketchup that hint at where we are going... more later :-)


SIGGRAPH 2008

A show in a whole other class is that of SIGGRAPH and the 2008 event in LA looks awesome (it doesnt even look too expensive - tempting). There is a great little preview article on CGSociety showing…


Sydney CeBit 2008

Well it is CeBit time again, with the usual halls of exhibitors at Darling Harbour. I always go with very low expectations and seem to come away after a pretty long morning having a fun time. 2008…


QTVRs

World Heritage TourI came across this site via my Digital Media World subscription which features a range of QTVRs for world heritage sites. It would be neat to have them add a reconstruction of the…


SkyTroop

The new Carlton Draught advert - skytroop is another masterpiece in the vain of the Big Ad. I am not sure how much of this is real and how much CG (much like their others) - will look forward to a…


Machinima Music incl WoW and SL

I have been looking at machinima music clips for some time and always love to see the creativity many people bring to what is just a hobby. Again and AgainThis music clip isnt strictly machinima in…


ImagineFX June08 and the Reilly Method

I always look forward to my subscription copy of ImagineFX and the striking comic cover by Jamie McKelvie gets things going for issue 31. The roundup of artists' work at the front of the mag shows…


Ghost Rider

Got the Ghost Rider DVD for this rendition of another Marvel comics icon. I hadnt ever read any comics, so I cant really comment on the adaptation specifically, though it is good to see some of the…


Happy Feet

Saw this classy little animated film with a big heart today for the first time - yes bit slow off the mark I am. Happy Feet has some great Australian connections, from the production team and voice…


Reconstructions and National Treasure

In my Visualising the Past course over the last week there has been an interesting tangential discussion around the portrayal or archaeology in films like Indian Jones, Tomb Raider and the Mummy. The…