Pixar's new animation system allows animators to visualise their characters with all the important detail visible. Like hair!
This holiday we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time. Today: have you ever heard the collective sound of several hundred people's jaws dropping? If you've been to a cinema where they're showing the Life of Pi for the first time, then you probably have
The free 3D-suite Blender has been released in version 2.67 this week. It includes the fruits of a development that started 5 years ago - the Freestyle line rendering engine. With this new engine it is possible to render lines based on their geometry, with countless possibilities for changing the style like line color, thickness, transparency etc. Blender expert Gottfried Hoffmann reports
This is just a bit of fun, but consider for a moment the range and depth of skills that went in to this amazing piece of work
Siggraph has produced a trailer highlighting some of the new and exciting experimental stuff that will be presented at the show