Hansmeyer Columns

The spectacularly complex mathematically generated columns of Michael Hansmeyer were featured recently in an Inhabitat article "Incredibly Intricate Cardboard Columns Are the World’s Most Complex…


FloodSlicer

The guys at Floodslicer were just featured in a CGSociety article showing off their mighty Melbourne-based architectural visualisation work. The article looks at the approach they take on projects…


SW Lego

When Star Wars lego first came on the scene - many moons ago now it was great to see this clever toy concept more formally bringing the legendary designs of the Star Wars universe to life. Before…


EP121 Drool

I am still very keen to explore how a device like the Asus EP121 could work as a mobile computer platform and as a sketching/drawing/doodling/markup/graphics tool. I am working with suppliers on…


Frostbite 2 Engine

I love a good game engine and the new engine powering the glory that will be Battlefield 3 is Frostbite 2. This 64bit beast running DX11 and a host of features that are best seen:


E3

As always the gaming industry is on show at E3, big platinum titles, new console hardware and lots hype. After seeing @Hexsteph and this great summary on CGSociety. There was more coverage of games…


David Finch Pencils

Thinking back over the fun of Supanova, seeing David Finch wield pencil and pen was wonderful to watch. Seeing him find these shapes and light patterns with such natural twists of his hand was…


mill

The Mill creates some superb VFX work for film, TVC and more and when they bring it together in a showreel I just adore the results. The capability of digital effects to create these remarkable…


Supanova 2011

After being inspired by the more local SMASH, I had to head out to Olympic Park to see the full-on spectacle of Supanova. While pre-paid was still a good plan, there was a gigantic queue for them as…


Lion and a Campus

Well Apple is all in the news now, with their big WWDC announcements for OSX Lion, IOS5 and the new iCloud. Plus we can see their plans for the new Cupertino 'campus' which features a huge ring…


Win8 and AsusUX21

Windows 8 news continues to come and the very touch-centric development is fascinating to watch. I for one am a little disappointed that there are essentially the 2 UIs, that we cant have a single UI…


CryEngine and Offset

Well, without these real-time engine posts, where would this humble blog be. Here is another superb video showing off the capability of the CryEngine3 and the artists of course. The vid isnt new, but…