The quest to find the way out of the Uncanny Valley is making progress
Anyone working with digital tools today has a wide choice of applications for specialized tasks. An office suite consists of a program for writing text, one for spreadsheets, presentations, a database etc. For a VFX workflow you might use a tool for tracking, one for compositing, one for editing, various tools for simulations and specialized applications for modelling, sculpting, texturing and animation. RedShark contributor and Blender expert Gottfried Hoffmann reports
Here's a way to improve the look of your textures in 3D animation tools like Blender
The colour grading process on the Ridley Scott's epic Exodus: Gods and Kings may be instructive for those looking to tackle a project that will be exhibited in 2D and stereoscopic 3D.
While the rest of the top tier television manufacturers are dropping prices of their 4K/UHD televisions, LG aims to trump the competition with the world's first OLED 4K television and a massive pre-release price cut.