CG Angelina

There is a nice little walk-through article on CGArena on Antonio Bonora's creation of his Angelina Jolie piece. He takes us through the process using both ZBrush & 3dsMax from initial modelling…


The Guild and BoinxTV

Just finished watching The Guild season 2. I think I always controlled my gaming pretty well, but I am sure the show would cut waaay too close to home for lotsa people.I also like it from the…


Tara McPherson Art

[Tara McPherson art images vis her site] Tara's work seemed to spring forth for me from a variety of sources over the last few days. I hadnt previously linked them all together, but I am glad to…


Doco Screening

Last night was our group's screening of our 5 minute documentary, iCinema : La Dispersion du Fils, and it went down very well. I handed Matt his copy today, hopefully we will get some good feedback…


Casual Games Lecture

Guest lecture today at uni titled The Business of Casual Games presented by Colin Cardwell, CEO 3RDSENSE. 3RDSENSE is a Sydney based company focusing on the creation and delivery of casual games.…


Avatar Trailer

Yes yes yes, I should have dived into the Avatar hype before now, but having just watched the trailer, I am happy to jump on now. James Cameron looks to have created an amazing world with some…


V-Ray for Maya

The guys at Chaosgroup have been releasing interesting things of late. V-Ray is the complete standard for Architectural rendering and the RT version looks set to make a real change in how renderers…


iCinema LDDF Editing

I and the team spent plenty of time over the weekend on FinalCutPro (and some ProTools for audio) editing together our 5 minute doco on Matt McGinity's latest project at iCinema, La Dispersion du…


Cataclysm

I kinda miss being in an MMO, check out the changes/additions coming the way of the legions of WoW players. I like that Blizzard are far from resting on their successful laurels, the world is…


Diablo 3 and a Monkey

The eagerly awaited return of Blizzard's Diablo series will be here soon and we now have footage of the 4th class - da Monk. The cinematic trailer clearly didnt see Blizzards full cinematic team on…


InsideGaming fun

The guys at Machinima.com have a nicely self-irreverant video bloggy kinda thing: InsideGaming. It is fun to have Gaming news with a twist that understands gaming...


Twitter, Web2 and video

I am still enjoying the strange world that is Twitter and I am still not exactly sure why. I have just put TweetDeck onto my machine and it looks kinda fun and will help with some things.I am going…


Comp Studio Vids

Yep, Project1 submissions for Computation Studio are in. The Blackboard interface has been going pretty well and the link to things like youtube, flickr and such are much better than earlier versions…


Ames Room

One of the coolest things we covered a few weeks ago in my Video Construction class lecture was some cinematic fun using optical illusions like the Ames Room. This still freaks me out that my brain…


COFA Campus Dev

There is a nice new site for the COFA campus redevelopment, the Future COFA site. We get to see in nice detail the structures and design intent that will completely transform the campus and set the…


Charmed Marathon

Family has started from the beginning of Charmed, with the idea of working through all 178 episodes together. We have 4 episodes under our belt already and it is fun for all so long as you check your…


Drupal and Wordpress

I have started looking at web techs with some more interest of late. Drupal is getting plenty of attention around the place and I like the blog tools and the cool array of capability available for…


Sketch n Colour

It had been a little while since I picked up the WACOM tablet, so I dived in and did a colour job on one of my Elemental sketches. The Elemental concepts have been on my mind a fair bit lately and I…


Cities at Night

With the Digital Computation Studio class gearing up for their shape grammar submission, I found it interesting to see how many were opting for the Urban Planning option. So when I came across this…


iCinema Filming

Thursday was filming day for us at iCinema, as we captured footage covering the current project for Matt McGinity, La Dispersion du Fils. The Dispersion of the Sun project is visually spectacular and…