Monday, September 25th, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
We’re excited to announce our partnership with Redshift, the world’s first fully GPU-accelerated, biased renderer, used by thousands of creative professionals and leading studios worldwide. In the course of our newest joint venture, we had the chance to sit down with Panagiotis "Panos" Zompolas, co-founder and CTO at Redshift and talk about the company history, the advantages of GPU rendering and upcoming features.
Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
This month’s ArtWanted! Feature once again takes us to the wonderful world of character animation. The talented staff at Trix, a full service production company based in Lisbon, Portugal, has been perfecting this craft for more than 20 years – and the experience shows! From storyboarding to animating, Trix infuses characters with life and humanity and tells charming short stories in 2D and 3D planes. Reduced, yet impressively pointed visual design and skillful art direction are hallmarks of their productions, which manage to evoke emotions with no need for many words.
Friday, September 1st, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
Check out our September 2017 3D Artist of the Month, Harun Kaymaz! His latest work 'Brown Bedroom' is an impressive excercise in architectural vizualisation and interior design, created in 3ds Max and V-Ray. From the highly detailed textures to the elaborate reflections in the glass objects, the Turkish 3D artist has perfected his craft down to a T.
Wednesday, August 7th, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
Fasten your seatbelts and make yourself comfortable for this month’s ArtWanted! Feature, as Alberto Luque is about to take you for a ride. The self-taught 3D artist and graphic designer from Spain is currently building up a 3D motion department at his employer Scholz & Volkmer, a high-profile German creative agency for digital brand management that works for prestigious clients such as Coca Cola, Adidas, Mercedes-Benz and Deutsche Bahn. Continue reading to join us on a cross country trip that is Alberto’s career retrospective as he recalls his journey from street art to digital art.
Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
It’s party time! Join us in celebrating Daniel Wichterich, the August 2017 winner of our 3D Artist of the Month competition. An expertly composed promotional still for a planned feature film, his submission offers but a small glimpse into the bright and colorful world of ‘Jason and the Nucleonauts’, a fast-paced story of adventure, friendship and nuclear physics. Put on your party hats and continue reading to find out more about what just might end up becoming the next animated smash hit at the box office.
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
EVE: Online, the long-running massive multiplayer online space simulation by Icelandic developer and publisher CCP Games, is a cultural phenomenon. Every day, tens of thousands of players compete for riches, power, glory and adventure amidst the nearly 8.000 star systems that make up the game’s vast universe. Even though generally more known for its intricate player interactions and fascinating history, the visual appeal of its futuristic setting plays an important part in its continued success.
We had the chance to sit down with Cinematic Director Ólafur Haraldsson and talked trailers, immersion and VR.
Friday, June 30th, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
We proudly present you our July 2017 3D Artist of the Month, Mateusz Adamski! His submission ‘Her’ pushes the boundaries of CG imagery, with the lines between reality and animation becoming increasingly blurry. A creative link between architectural visualization and storytelling, ‘Her’ is a visual love letter to the artist’s girlfriend, beautifully painted on the canvas of contemporary interior design.
Friday, June 30th 2017 by Mateusz Adamski
There’s a lot more to say about ‘Her’, the stunning animation by our July 2017 3D Artist of the Month, Mateusz Adamski. The following making-of, written by Mateusz himself, is an edited republishing of an article courtesy of The Rookies.
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2017, by Julian Karsunky
Our latest “ArtWanted! Feature” takes us back to the fascinating realm of architectural design and 3D-visualization. The image above is just one example of the impressive work done by the talented staff at DWanimations, a high profile studio located in the small town of Beesd, Netherlands. Founder Dirk de Jongh tells us that while the company’s main focus lies on providing high-quality renderings for architects and real-estate developers, their diverse customer base also includes product developers, shipbuilders, museums, schools and even amusement parks!
Thursday, June 1st, 2017 by Julian Karsunky
Congratulations to the very talented Farid Ghanbari for winning our June 2017 3D Artist of the Month competition!
His submission ‘Bottles of Life’ masterfully infuses the aesthetic of a baroque still life painting with state of the art techniques of contemporary visual design, resulting in an image that exudes that rare and instantly recognizable sense of true timelessness.
Continue reading to find out more about Farid and his way of working. And if you’re curious to find out more about the creation process of ‘Bottles of Life’, check out the detailed making-of by the artist himself!