[7 Jul 2017 | 2 Comments | 15,051 views]
Deadline Submission Tool For Houdini

I’ve released a new tool for Houdini imaginatively named Hou Farm that provides a more convenient workflow for submitting jobs to Deadline. You can find the hou_farm project on Github: https://github.com/fxnut/hou_farm

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Featured, Miscellaneous »

[23 May 2015 | 3 Comments | 12,432 views]
Three years later…

I can’t quite believe that three years have passed since I last posted here. Lots of things have happened (mostly good, but a few bad!) and I thought it would be appropriate to summarise them before I move on to posting other articles.

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3D, Featured, ICE, XSI »

[27 Feb 2012 | 5 Comments | 24,998 views]
Getting Started In ICE

Here’s a video I put together for anyone who’s looking for a fast overview of ICE. The video demonstrates some basic techniques with particles, and mostly uses the menus to keep things simple.

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Featured, JScript, XSI »

[5 Jan 2012 | 2 Comments | 130,257 views]
Building A Car Rig

This tutorial was written for the November 2008 of 3D World magazine (issue 109). It shows how to create a rig for a 4 wheeled vehicle that uses spring dynamics to simulate suspension movement.

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3D, Featured, Houdini »

[28 Aug 2011 | 20 Comments | 157,553 views]
Houdini Cheat Sheet

A cheat sheet for Houdini showing the most commonly used SOP operators, expressions, and variables.

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Featured, Photography, Video »

[7 Aug 2011 | 14 Comments | 61,123 views]
CineStyle for Canon EOS DSLRs

All about Cinestyle. Technicolor’s new picture style for the Canon 5D MkII.

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Featured, ICE, XSI »

[19 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 17,057 views]
AT&T Spring

A question and answer session discussing the techniques used for the AT&T Spring commercial. This was a job I jointly led in our Mill New York office earlier this year.

Written for 132nd edition of Digital Media World Magazine.

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Featured, Video »

[1 Jan 2011 | 10 Comments | 38,906 views]
Shooting on the GoPro Hero HD

If you’re thinking of shooting video for any sort of extreme sport, then the GoPro Hero HD camera is a great choice. I used one for filming a windsurfing holiday in Egypt last year and got some great footage.

Here’s 10 practical tips for shooting on the GoPro Hero HD camera.

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3D, Download, Featured, ICE, XSI »

[17 Oct 2010 | 3 Comments | 19,138 views]
Replace ICE String

The Replace ICE String tool lets you effortlessly change attribute names in your ICE trees.

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