production blog

production blog

New course: <em>Introduction to Clarisse for Environments</em>

New course: Introduction to Clarisse for Environments

Our new vfx course, part of our new digital matte painting and environments curriculum, will get you up to speed in Clarisse. By the end of the course you will be able to export a mesh from Maya, set up the Clarisse scene, assign shaders, texture an object, and Combiners to prepare your Clarisse scene.
New course: <em>Compositing in After Effects: Truck Explosion, Part 1</em>

New course: Compositing in After Effects: Truck Explosion, Part 1

This course, taught by Kirill Pleshakov, is focused on compositing a live action miniature explosion filmed at a scale of 1:13. The real explosions are filmed with multiple cameras from different angles, as each explosion object is destructed with one take.
New course: <em>Flame Full Commercial Production Workflow</em>

New course: Flame Full Commercial Production Workflow

Our new course provides artists with an in-depth overview of the different workflows available in Flame and shows their advantages and disadvantages along the way. Furthermore, it equips artists with a range of tricks and strategies to avoid the many pitfalls that escalating projects can create.
New course: <em>Photoshop Foundations</em>

New course: Photoshop Foundations

Our new course, taught by Ludovic Iochem (Head of Digital-Matte-Painting,DNEG London), covers Adobe Photoshop and the most important tools and techniques used for Digital Matte Painting in a production environment.
New course: <em>Big Water with RealFlow</em>

New course: Big Water with RealFlow

Our new project-based RealFlow course, with over 7 1/2 hours of class instruction, is geared towards the technically inclined independent or resident studio artist. The course utilizes RealFlow's Hybrido simulation tools, as well as its secondary particle systems, to create a highly detailed stormy ocean plus an impact of a large whale into a stormy water surface.