Clay Cowboy and the Sharpshooter

I've started to explore old fashion claymation animation techniques. Here's a sneak peek of my first animated sequence that features a plasticine character named Clay Cowboy. In this short the Clay Cowboy repairs a wooden fence in the Read More...

Automated Fusion Studio Installs

Blackmagic Design recently released the latest Fusion Studio 9 compositing software. I thought it would be handy to share some tips on how to perform cross-platform automated command line installs of Fusion Studio and the Fusion Read More...

Importing Affinity Photo Layered Artwork into Fusion

Here's a quick tip that shows the steps required to transfer your Affinity Photo based layered artwork into a new Blackmagic Fusion node based composite. Step 1. Export your Affinity Photo .afphoto document to a layered Photoshop .psd Read More...

Z360 for Maya 6DOF Stereo VR Playback System

This video shows a demo of a new approach for displaying 360° 6DOF Stereo VR imagery in Maya. The "Z360 Maya Preview" example scene works by opening up Z360 formatted imagery that is arranged in an over/under color + depthmap Read More...

KartaVR Send to Photoscan Sneak Peek

This video is a sneak peek look at a new KartaVR feature called "Send Media to Photoscan". This script is included with the KartaVR v3.5 update. The new "Send Media to Photoscan" script streamlines an artist's workflow by making it Read More...

PlayblastVR Bifrost Splash + Foam Simulation

  This project used the PlayblastVR for Maya renderer to create an equirectangular 360° VR previz animation from a Maya based fluid simulation. You can pan around and view an immersive panoramic version of the Bifrost Read More...