Here's a way to improve the look of your textures in 3D animation tools like Blender
Video mapping, 3D projection mapping, whatever you want to call it, the art form opens up new possibilities for video professionals.
We're getting tantalisingly close to crossing the uncanny valley - the chasm between what we can create with our very best CGI efforts and what we actually see in reality
If you’re getting bored with the daily diet of 4K, 48FPS and stereoscopic announcements (and I hasten to add that I’m not!), then here’s something that might at raise at least one eyebrow by a degree or two.
It’s Volumetric Video.
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