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Alice: Through the Looking Glass 2016

Art for art’s sake is definitely the reason to see this movie. Any of the clips or special effects by itself is a magnificent example of computer graphic work, blending actors and effects as one. But, if you ever intend

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Jen’s Book Review for Villar’s “Learning Blender”

At first glance, I wondered how well Villar’s book and companion videos would be over other Blender books and video tutorials. His materials proved to be much more effective. The two other Blender books I’m familiar with cover all of

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The January Epiphany meeting 1-17-2015

Well if you missed it, you missed it, as January was certainly a meeting of new beginnings.  Here’s who didn’t miss it: PHYSICAL ATTENDANCE (13):  Jevelyan; Alex Fontana; James Gable; Gene Wyatt; Paul Coones; Rhett Jackson; Jason Clarke; Michael Vincerra; Cary Hull;

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About the Nov. GIF Header

This November 2014’s website header was created by Alex Fontana taking a background scene and loading it into GIMP. Then cutting out (cropping) over a dozen silhouettes of crows in various positions, removing each of the crows’ immediate backgrounds with

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Blender Sample Line Tool: Cool feature not in AE

The PoorBug Group has been working with a local director to put together a music video and I think we’ve all be pushing our VFX skills a bit. One thing that’s proved challenging is the fact that the greenscreen has

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