Tag: cgi

Oct 28, 2014

A Tale of Momentum and Inertia

A Tale of Momentum and Inertia

Watch this brilliant 60-second, award-winning CG animated short by House Special. The short film is based on an original story by Allan Turner and Kameron Gates. Director: Kameron Gates Creative Director: Kirk Kelley Executive Producer: Lourri Hammack Producer: Zilpha Yost

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Oct 23, 2014

Just Hundreds of CGI People Running Into a Swinging Metal Fence

Just Hundreds of CGI People Running Into a Swinging Metal Fence

VFX artist Dave Fothergill used CGI to simulate what hundreds of people running into a rotating metal fence would look like. In the video description Fothergill provides some additional technical information: Crowd dynamics test using Miarmy for Maya. Shows the new servo force feature which allows struggling animation once the agent has become dynamic.…

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Jun 18, 2014

40 Before and After Shots That Demonstrate the Power of Visual Effects

40 Before and After Shots That Demonstrate the Power of Visual Effects

When people say, “we’ll fix it in post”, they’re referring to visual effects. While many people may use special effects (SFX) and visual effects (VFX) interchangeably, there is a difference. It’s easiest to think of SFX as effects that happen ‘in-camera’ while the VFX magic happens in post-production, after the shoot. Below you will…

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Mar 19, 2014

The Sculpted Alphabet by FOREAL

The Sculpted Alphabet by FOREAL

FOREAL is a design studio founded by Benjamin Simon and Dirk Schuster based out of Trier, Germany. In a recently published project on Behance entitled, The Sculpted Alphabet, the team at FOREAL use CGI sculpting techniques to create a unique alphabet. In their project description, the team mentions: New tools, new playgrounds. One single…

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Feb 12, 2014

Just Wait Until the End of this Eye-Catching Video

Just Wait Until the End of this Eye-Catching Video

This unbelievable video is a work in progress by Australian artist Chris Jones, using Lightwave, Sculptris and Krita. The multi-talented artist also composed the music. As technology and computing power improve, the lines between ‘real’ and ‘cgi’ continue to blur.

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Jan 18, 2014

75 6-Second Illusions by Zach King

75 6-Second Illusions by Zach King

With great editing and creative ideas, Zach King has become a major sensation on Vine, amassing nearly 600K followers in the process. According to his bio, he uses Final Cut to create his head-scratching illusions.

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Dec 3, 2013

This Was Made with a Finger and 285,000 Brush Strokes… on an iPad

This Was Made with a Finger and 285,000 Brush Strokes… on an iPad

Artwork by KYLE LAMBERT Website | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Flickr | deviantART | YouTube The image you see above is not a photograph. It is actually a finger painting by Kyle Lambert using the Procreate app on an iPad Air. The mind-blowing portrait of actor Morgan Freeman (original photo by Scott…

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Aug 19, 2013

15 CGI Artworks That Look Like Photographs

15 CGI Artworks That Look Like Photographs

At the intersection of art and technology you will find the incredible work of CGI artists. These artists are blurring the lines of reality with 3D renderings that look so realistic they are near impossible to distinguish from a photograph. As computer processing power grows exponentially, ground-breaking software is constantly evolving to harness it.…

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