In the light of the recent release of SPRING, the latest short from the Blender Animation Studio, I compiled a list of my favorite animated movies done in blender, most of them you probably know, but it's always great to give them a second watch or a first one if you haven't yet. 1. Next … Continue reading 9 Great Blender films you must see.
Hullo everybody ! As you know we talked in a previous Lighting Club article about Hybrids (> https://lollypopman.com/2018/11/05/lighting-club-03/2017), the student VES award 2017, and I wanted to talk about the 2018 student VES award as well. We probably already heard about it : Terra Nova. Terra Nova is a short created by four students from … Continue reading Lighting Club #07 – Terra Nova
Hullo everybody New lighting club and this month it will be a bit different - routine could be boring I know right - cause we had a great opportunity ! We talked with different lighting TD, lead lighting, lighting supervisors, CG supervisors, managers and more, from vfx and animation studios in the world. We wanted … Continue reading Lighting Club #06 – Pro Tips
The origins of the idea…"The idea was to harmonise the themes of this year’s Festival (Japan, cuisine), Annecy and animation, all within one image.I worked on my design by adopting the Japanese printing codes: colour graduation, mist and space. I conjured up the sense of animation with the movement of the floating leaves, the time … Continue reading Annecy 2019 Poster!
Here's how I've setup blender for years and I've never lost work since!. Blender has a few features that I love and others that I love: not so much, One of my favorites things it's how fast it is to save a file: unless its above 700 mb, that's too much and blender will lag … Continue reading [Pro-Tip] Never Lose Work Again!
In blender, if you scale your camera in negative x so "-1" you get a flipped camera. that's it!, it's that simple... sorry no more explanation than that. though there are some viewport issues in 2.79 with this, those issues dont affect when rendering in cycles. Okay just to add an extra tip: if you … Continue reading [Pro-Tip] Flip you camera.
One of the things I love about animating in blender is because the way the rigging system has been thought of for having sides and blender acknowledge those sides has made blender have built in tools that you find in some studios, in many they work poorly or slowly but its a problem that in … Continue reading [Pro Tip] flip controls selection & add opposite.