Reality Capture of a Wood Carving

Late last year I went on a family hike at the local Starved Rock State Park. While walking around, I discovered this interesting wood carving of differentWood carving animals. I realized that this would make a
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In Memory of Francis L. Camacho

VFX Artist Francis L. Camacho has recently passed away. He worked as a senior and lead matchmover at some of the top studios in the industry, including MPC and Prime Focus World. More personally, Francis L. Camachohowever, he taught the matchmoving class at CGWorkshops that I attended in the summer of 2013. He was not a great teacher, but the things that I learned there have proven invaluable. As an artist and as a teacher, he is greatly missed.

Rest in Peace, Francis.

2015 Oscar Picks

Once again the Academy Awards are around the corner, so here I am presenting my picks of who will win tomorrow. As listing all the categories here would make this post much too lengthy, I will restrict myself to just those areas that I am most familiar with. So to start off with, here is my pick for Best Visual Effects.
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Oklahoma Meteor Spoof

Perhaps you’ve seen in the media recently about a meteor appearing over Oklahoma City. Or maybe you noticed the story on Reddit? These videos have been revealed to be part of a campaign by Digital-Tutors to promote their training courses. They have also created a FREE After Effects training course to show how they accomplished the effects.

So check out DT’s original post on the fake meteor below, watch the videos, and perhaps leave a comment below.

http://blog.digitaltutors.com/oklahoma-city-meteor-revealed-front-page-reddit-news-created/