January 20, 2018

Google Alerts Pagewood Studios

So a new project comes into the studio and we receive a .png file of a character sheets with loads of content already created. The client wants the character animated. No problems right? But what if you're using open source applications? Unfortunately right now, this means t...

December 20, 2017

Google Alerts Pagewood Studios

OpenToonz 1.2 animation software package has had some major updates, it's out ready to go. I'm an OTX man myself out all the builds of OpenToonz put together made available by Jeremy Bullock. Donate some money to him if you can. All of the OpenToonz builds will all get the j...

December 13, 2017

Google Alerts Pagewood Studios

Loving the new layout for Grease Pencil 2.8 and the demo. But what else does BGP really need? I'm using Grease Pencil on a city scene at the moment and find that line points can build up a lot and slow the view-port down to a crawl. So let's create some suggestions:...

November 15, 2017

Google Alerts Pagewood Studios

It's spring here in Sydney Australia and as everything comes to life and beauty is being celebrated, I can't help but think I want to spend my time outside taking a walk while I am rendering.

As I went for a walk today, the topic of Neural networking AI and rendering was...

October 29, 2017

Google Alerts Pagewood Studios

UV painting can be pretty difficult at times, but before you even get there, you need to unwrap your 3D asset and I don't mean like that's special little something that you get on Christmas from a loved one.


What are our options?

Blender has some great tools that we can...

April 20, 2016

Google Alerts Pagewood Studios

Listening to these Guys talk about the new graphics tool in Maya makes me think about Animation nodes in Blender and what the modifier stack in Blender has to offer.

During this talk, they keep referring to the modifier stack as a list of nodes, something that blender does ve...

January 7, 2016

Google Alerts Pagewood Studios

Cycles Render is great! Still, images you can't notice, the noise when you leave cycles to do its thing. Simply it works wonders. Create animation though and you will find a dramatic slowdown. This happens with all things animation.

This happens with all things animation espe...

October 30, 2015

Google Alerts Pagewood Studios

By Far the coolest smallest development that is the handiest open source feature in the market today.

Let's make this quick. I have been reading about this new file format and it is really freakn kool and it would be great for indie games and animation developers. Actually, i...

October 30, 2015

Google Alerts Pagewood Studios

Character Design is really cool and I have an absolute passion for it and animation. First things first though, to get a job creating characters is tough; really tough. So break out the sandpaper and start toughening up that skin, because if this is what you want to do, it's...

October 28, 2015

Google Alerts Pagewood Studios

I have been looking at MakeHuman for some time now and I have some ideas about what I would love to see happen with MakeHuman in the future.

At Pagewood studios I teach drawing in the evenings to a small group of people. We have lots of fun and it's always a great night. Whil...

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