It's not easy to make a photo-realistic animation of an eye, but this proves that it can be done - complete with peach-fluff!
A really great resource for anyone wanting to learn this complex software
Video mapping, 3D projection mapping, whatever you want to call it, the art form opens up new possibilities for video professionals.
The quest to find the way out of the Uncanny Valley is making progress
Siggraph has produced a trailer highlighting some of the new and exciting experimental stuff that will be presented at the show
Here's a way to improve the look of your textures in 3D animation tools like Blender
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