5 Tips to Help Junior VFX Artists Succeed

How Junior VFX Artists Can Thrive in Production Tips for success from a production expert I’ve had an amazing path through visual effects these past couple of decades.  Below are some of the many mistakes I made and lessons I learned along the way.  I have also...
Book:Modo Essentials now FREE

Book:Modo Essentials now FREE

Wow. We purchased copies of this book for our modeling courses as soon as it came out. The author, William Vaughan, is a master modeler and an incredible teacher. Furthermore, Foundry’s Modo, while a fully functional 3D package, remains one of the most artist...

Stop complaining about your tools!

As digital media artists and technicians, we deal with many different software applications daily.  They vary in quality, from barely usable, unstable, unreliable, obsolete nonsense to generally reliable, mostly stable, modern and user friendly. In my experience, most...

The Trouble With Overtime: A Case Study

Animators & VFX Artists Are Not High Tech Professionals A few years ago I wrote a blog article called Visual Effects Artists are Not High Tech Professionals.   I did this specifically to deal with situations like what happened in Sausage party.  Shortly after...