Category Archives: Digital Media in Practice

DMIP work

The Beginning of the End (or is it the Beginning?)

DMIP Blog Evaluation As a part of my University Degree, I was asked to keep a Blog for one of my modules, documenting not only work done for that specific module, but all the other modules done over the course … Continue reading

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Apple’s Surprisingly Impressive Creative Suite Imitation

Open Your Eyes! So what’s this you say?  Apple ripping off the Creative Suite!  How Dare They!  Well, perhaps that was a touch strong for what has really happened, and after all it’s not really a new thing. Apples iLife … Continue reading

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VR Worx – Panoramas and Object Movies

VR Worx is a program specifically designed to create Panoramic movie clips.  By creating one of these movie clips and exporting the final result, Apples Quicktime can allow the user to look around the panoramic image by dragging the mouse.  An object … Continue reading

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CGI – How It Happened

The Opinionation of CGI It all nearly didn’t happen.  Back in the early days of computer animation (the 70s and then the 80s) people where afraid of computers, perhaps they had seen too many George Lucas films and where worried … Continue reading

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Dynamics in Maya 1

Bowling Alley And so, here we are again, at another corner of Maya’s skill set, this time looking into Dynamics.  This one, seeing as I am completely inexperienced with Dynamics, will actually be from a lecture I went to, using the … Continue reading

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What Effect Could Dave Hill Have On You?

The Dave Hill/Dragan Effect Today I am going to be experimenting with an effect in Photoshop called the Dragan or Dave Hill Effect.  I find the Dragan effect difficult to describe, it is a bit like bronzing a photograph and … Continue reading

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Texturing with Maya 1

That Old Chestnut Texturing in Maya, for me, is one of the most difficult parts, as you can fully texture a model, and then have the look of the model change on render due to outside influences such as lighting … Continue reading

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