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Archive for December, 2011

I’m completely out of time, so I’ll call it done. Below you have HD embeds of Snowmen Will Melt Your Heart on both Vimeo and youtube. Pick your favorite. I also made a 1920 x 1080 render of the coda shot for my desktop backgrounds. Gets me in the holiday spirit. Cheers! Vimeo: youtube: And […]

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I saw today that The Essential Blender, the Foundation’s official getting started book that I was fortunate enough to spearhead and edit a long time ago, is still selling on Amazon. In fact, it was #38 in the 3D Graphics category. I also noticed several reviews from the past year in which the people who […]

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In my last post, I put up a link to a rough render of the last shot of Snowmen and said that it needed effects. Particularly, I wanted to include multiple particle systems for laser blasts, dynamic paint on the ground where the lasers hit the snow, and smoke simulations coming from the impact locations. […]

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Did a straight to video render last night of the last shot. Still some tweaking to do, and I have to add all of the effects like snow, lasers, smoke etc. I can see the end of the tunnel though! Run Away! from Roland Hess on Vimeo.

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