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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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Blender Book Review

Learning Blender: A Hands-On Guide to Creating 3D Animated Characters by Oliver Villar My rating: 4 of 5 stars To get your copy click … HERE or to get it directly from Pearson click … HERE This book is well organized

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Meeting Minutes 10-18-2014

Recently Vancover BC hosted the Siggraph. Here is a taste of what went down. Siggraph 2014 Technology   Attendees: Jevelyan – Modeling, Paul – Python Programming, Briefed on LeapMotion, which is a two camera system, one of which is infrared.

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Jen’s Top Ten + Blender Clicks

At every meeting Jen has brought us train loads of tips and tricks from his Blender research. Keeping us on track to enhance our modeling skills. Here is links to his last month’s meeting / best findings:  **********WEBSITE ADDRESSES**********  

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Meeting Minutes 5-17-2014

Whoo Doggie, if it wasn’t May CG and animation month than what was? On May 12-18 Portland was host to the NW animation fest,  the biggest animation show in the United States. Nate Sullivan was able to attend on Thursday which

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Meeting Minutes 4-19-2014

 April was definately a mad hatter party,  as the Portland Blenders had more show-n-tell and techniques to discuss than time on the hare’s watch. To make sure everyone was energic enough to keep up, friends in Hawaii sent chocolates to

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