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Top 10 things to see at View Conference

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  View Conference, in Turin Italy, has a reputation for bringing some incredible speakers together, with annual programmes that are impressive to say the least. 2018 is the best yet and anybody travelling to the conference on the 22nd October is due for a real treat. The program is full of inspirational talks and workshops, from world class speakers, so how do you choose which parts of the event are best for you? Don’t worry, I’ve chosen the 10 highlights for anybody interested in visual effects and 3D, so read on to discover my top ten!   1. Keynote from…

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ProMats Vol 1 is here!

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  Hi all, I’m really excited to announce the launch of Volume 1, from my series of hires textures for CG artists ( a selection of which you see above). This is the first of many and includes an assortment of textures for use in many scenarios, from Archviz work to motion graphics. Each material is completely image based, using hires photography and included are maps for all kinds of effects, from standard diffuse and specular, to normal maps and displacement. Using the pack you can create some beautiful, photorealistic materials, from old vintage brickwork, to bamboo flooring and so…

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Henry | Prologue

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This year has been a busy one, with speaking at events from FMX to hosting a show at THU, filming a load of content for various projects all on top of the usual client work. However, the most exciting project of the year has been preproduction on a film that I’m directing. Work has been ongoing for months and months now and we will soon be starting to share a whole bunch of things, from concept art, character his and production diary style posts. We are about ready to shoot the prologue which we will be using in our indiegogo…

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Fusion 8 | Bumpy materials

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  In this weeks video I show you how to star using Fusion’s internal material system, which is powerful, easy to use and gives instant feedback. I create a really basic material with just a colour and a bump but you can use the same workflow to creat pretty much unlimited materials. Just tinker with tools and don’t forget that the image input for the heightmap can be any image. It doesn’t have to be a noise, so if you a re looking to create something specific just use a loader tool instead of the fastnoise. Great for grills, coins…

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Fusion 8 | basic intro

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  FUSION FRIDAYThis is the first ina new series of tutorial videos, all aimed at helping you learn and master Fusion, the node based vfx and motion graphics software from Black Magic Design.If you don’t have it grab a copy for free from thier site, then watch the video to get started.

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