I noticed that I have too much links all over the place. Time to sort them out. Remove old ones, add new ones, and write proper descriptions they deserve, therefore here we go, a link page :)
hardcore science and cool CG related blogs:
Digital Art Laboratory of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Research in rendering and animation is very interesting. A must read. “Digital Art Laboratory is established as a novel bridge between computer science and media art. Our mission is to invent and develop novel computing technologies for future media and art applications that may have great impact on our life”
Dubers blog. always a good read. its a blog from a studio, but their articles are technical and interesting. not for beginners :) “Hey! Welcome to duber’s blog. I’ll be sharing my stuff, pictures, scripts, technical articles and what not, on these pages so I hope you’ll keep coming back for more juicy content “
MoXi: Real-Time Ink Simulation. Very interesting articles. again a must read. And you must see all
videos too. And Their University in general:
The Vision and Graphics (VisGraph) group at the Computer Science Department, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has been active in research related to Image, vision and graphics.
Prolost. very interesting blog. color correction, cameras and CG in general. ” ProLost is the blog of Stu Maschwitz, filmmaker and accidental technologist. Stu Maschwitz is a filmmaker, photographer, and writer, with a passion for kinetic storytelling. A graduate of CalArts, Maschwitz spent four years at Industrial Light & Magic before co-founding The Orphanage in 1999”
low-cost laser line scanner, out of off-the-shelf parts and stuff One finds around the house.
“I built a 3D Laser Line Scanner from hardware through point-cloud viewer. for a class project and also just for kicks. It’s still in progress, but works. There’s some sample data here too.”
If we added a link to cool 3d scanner, lets put some links to artists (and companies) which print 3d models. These Links go to commercial websites.
Gil Bruvel‘s work at exone. “The Ex One Company, LLC is committed to transitioning breakthrough manufacturing process technologies to the world’s factory floors through research, development and commercialization of advanced equipment, materials and services.”
Bathsheba Sculpture. Another artist who prints 3d. “Welcome. I’m an artist exploring math and science in sculpture, and this is my gallery and storefront.”
And a blog where you find some articles regarding 3d print. “Shapeways is a fun, inspiring place where you make your own designs come to life.”
And then some blogs of other artists.
RVB JEWELLERY DESIGN. Design, architecture, rhino scripting and procedural stuff.
“ELIF ERDINE is an architect and researcher. Currently, she is a PhD Candidate at the Architectural Association (PhD in Design, Advisor: Patrik Schumacher).”
blog.cunnington. Cuningtons blog on CG.
Stereographer | 3D Artist | Game Dev Artist | Graphic Artist
keith lango animation. Blog about various animation films. sort of small reviews.
“I’m just a somewhat normal guy. I just kinda never grew up past cartoons is all. Oh sure, I’m a grown
up in a lot of ways. But I still love the cartoons. Which is why I’m an animator. Have been for over 15 years now.”
Then there are these big magazines that one should read quite often :)
Film Maker, Is a magazine about independant films, as they claime on their website. You will always find something to read here. Lots of interviews, articles and reviews.
Animated views, is an online magazine about animation. Again lots of stuff to read about. enjoy.
3d creative, is a magazine about 3d graphics, and it is a downloadable pdf. “3DCreative is the magazine for CG artists around the globe, whether you already work in 3D or are just getting started. Each issue is full of techniques, tutorials, interviews, articles, project overviews and galleries – providing the perfect platform from which to improve your 3D skills, learn from the professionals and get inspiration for your next project.”
Directions, Well to be honest, I am not quite sure what this is, but whatever that is they have articles on Japanese animations, so if you are a fan of thee, check it out.
Animation magazine . Its not the first in a list? should be. All news on new animation releases and reviews, and much more.
CineFX, Its a magazine, but what I like here the most is the list of upcoming FX movies.
Animation World Network. This is my old time favorite magazine. It also has a TV. They used to have a free version of down-loadable pdf. I used to read that. Not sure if it gone, if anyone knows, let me know.
And here we have actual paper magazines
So 3d world. All about 3d animation and graphics. lots of pictures and interviews. Computer arts. Its all about CG. 2D, 3D, Illustration, you name it. I think it is quite influential magazine in CG field. And Digital Production. A German magazine about CG. Unlike Computer arts, this one has lots of technical details. If you speak German have a look at it. very good read.
And then there are friends:
Mpho’s Mobile phone development. “Kaelekae is a Botswana Company that develops software products and offers IT Security Solutions. The name Kaelekae is a Setswana word which means ‘where ever’, and was adopted as it embodies the aspiration that our products should know no boundaries! Our approach is characterized and underpined by providing services and products that are relevant to the lives of people and that are necessary to organizations in today’s sophisticated world.”
Miga ASCII carpets a must for a true geek! “triple-double-u.com which could be also read as World Wide Web was started as series of artistic projects for analyzing digital information available on the internet. Though triple-double-u project was started in 2006, series of projects were developed before in cooperation with various net artists. One such project was asco-o started back in 1999 together with french artist d2b and many co-partners.”
Aidas’ blog. computer game development and life in general. ” Aidas Bendoraitis (that’s me) is a person partly living online and strongly believing that life is a gift and it shouldn’t be wasted on anger, pity, disappointment, and other negative emotions. Many years ago Aidas chose to become a famous game developer. According to his belief, online games as many other online interactive computer systems are advanced form of multimedia, culture, social life, entertainment, self-expression, safe real-life simulation, etc. etc. Therefore, he’s achieving his purpose step by step, slowly, but enjoying the bits of life. ”
This is a blog, or a website of my good friend Augis. He is a print artist, and he is mostly interested in mezzotint, as well as book making.
And this is my sisters website showing her ceramics works. “Here I’ll start a new blog about ceramics. I will be talking about very simple as well as rather complicated technological issues. Also I will discus and observe some works of various artists.”
And then I like films of this company:
Plex films. Plex is a virtual community of digital artists based in Paris. Some of us are 3D artists, some others are musicians or graphic designers. This website is the perfect place to share our latest creations..