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Moments of Inspiration and Vue

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

I’ve been playing with the trial version of Moments of Inspiration (MoI) a handy 3d modelling package which has a striking resemblance to Rhino. Thats unsurprising since it was created by the original develoer of Rhino. Fortunately MoI is about 1/10th the price of Rhino. The image above is a render of the second model […]

Vue Lighting Rig #16: Three Point Lighting

Monday, March 17th, 2008

I’ve covered a selection of theatrical lighting rigs already that use three lights. I was sent an e-mail asking if I’d show a definitive version of the classic three point lighting rig used for film, television, photography and computer graphics. I’m not going to claim to have any experience of using this rig, I have […]

Thursday Thirteen #32 – Getting Started in 3D Graphics

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

My Wordless Wednesday post yesterday led to an e-mail asking what to buy to give 3d computer graphics a go. I realised I was suggesting around 13 points in my reply so I thought I’d use it as my Thursday Thirteen tonight A reasonably up to date computer with at least the recommended specification for […]

How are News Stories can be Like Buses…

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

… you wait for ages and then three come along at once. Things had been quiet on the Vue News Blog for a few days. Then three stories came along this morning and the Cornucopia 3D sale that I forgot was starting yesterday too.

Vue EcoRotate Python Script

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

There was a question on Cornucopia 3D’s vue python forum about setting all the objects / instances in an EcoSystem to point in a direction possibly with a bit of variation. So here is a quick python script for vue to do just that… Vue EcoRotate Python Script

Wordless Wednesday #18: Willo-the-wisp

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Willo-the-wisp. Made using the new 6.5 version of Vue 6 Infinite released today by e-on software featuring plants from Realms Art Wetland Plants. 1. And Miles To Go…2. Comedy Plus3. SandyCarlson4. Tour Marm5. JHS6. Lori7. Andrea 8. jams o donnell9. Shaz@UsDanes10. amy11. Ed12. Diana13. Nancy Liedel14. Ambre 15. Just a mom~Jenn16. Our Happy Happenings17. Autofocused18. […]

Free Tower Model for Vue 6

Sunday, June 10th, 2007

I thought I’d give my tower model away today. It’s intended to be used in night scenes as a distant object not for close up work. The example render was made with a sky from Bruno’s From Dusk Till Dawn set for Vue 6. Free Tower Model for Vue 6

Thursday Thirteen #12

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

13 Things Mark Caldwell uses to make the web work that don’t cost moneyScarily I’ve now been building web sites for a living for ten years. I get asked by friends who need or want a web site to help them. Here are a few of the free things you can use or may be […]

Wordless Wednesday #8 – Tower Concept

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

An architectural concept render with a sky from Bruno’s wonderful From Dusk Till Dawn set for Vue 6. 1. And Miles To Go…2. Jarid and Caydon’s blog3. Donna4. Bittersweet Coffee5. Bobbie6. stacey 7. JennieBoo8. Comedy Plus9. Angel Mama ( Pearls of Wisdom)10. Starrlight11. Patois12. Autofocused 13. Aldon @ orient-lodge14. mama k15. Karina16. Alison Edit: You […]

Wordless Wednesday #7

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

Made using Vue 6 Infinite (although this could have been made in any version of Vue) with a water plane, a bit of fog in the atmosphere, a couple of meta clouds and a plant from the wonderful new set of Realms Art Wetland Plants. Alison Angel Mama ( Pearls of Wisdom) Patois Kellyology The […]

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