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Scripting Fundamentals, Volume 1 with Mike Harris

Scripting Fundamentals, Volume 1 with Mike Harris

The Gnomon Workshop is pleased to announce the release of “Scripting Fundamentals, Volume 1” with Mike Harris

In ‘Scripting Fundamentals, Volume One’, Pipeline Technical Director Mike Harris details the core fundamentals behind every scripting language. While this lesson focuses on the use of the MEL scripting language, the principles covered apply to any other scripting language of choice. It is intended to not only inform you of what you need to do in your code to get it up and running quickly, but also WHY you are typing what you are typing and what it means.

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Introduction to Maya 2016: Interface and Workflow with Eric Keller

Introduction to Maya 2016

The Gnomon Workshop is pleased to announce the release of “Introduction to Maya 2016” Interface and Workflow with Eric Keller

Maya is the leading 3D Application in the game, visual effects, commercial, and broadcast industries. Maya’s feature-rich toolset expands with every version and has been reorganized in this latest release. Whether you are new to using a 3D Computer Graphics package, are migrating from another 3D application or you are an experienced user who wants to see the newest features in action, the demonstrations in each chapter of this title will bring you up to speed on Maya 2016. Veteran visual effects artist and instructor, Eric Keller, takes Maya through the paces giving you in-depth descriptions of the interface and tools.

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Substance Designer: Texture Creation with Rogelio Olguin

Substance Designer: Texture Creation with Rogelio Olguin
Substance Designer: Texture Creation with Rogelio Olguin
Instructor: Rogelio Olguin
Format: Digital Download, Online Subscription

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Figure Fundamentals Volume 2

Figure Fundamentals Volume 2

The Gnomon Workshop is pleased to announce the release of “Figure Fundamentals Volume 2: Construction For Perspective and Volume” with Van Arno

Van Arno’s series on drawing the human figure continues in Volume Two with discussions on drawing a male model. The anatomical differences from the female are noted. Poses of action and contortion then lead to a discussion of volumes in three dimensions. Van demonstrates how, with longer poses, the model can be drawn with simple volumes and then redrawn from another angle, without the model present.

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CityEngine in VFX: Shot Based Approach To High Quality Procedural Film Sets

CityEngine in VFX: Shot Based Approach To High Quality Procedural Film Sets

The Gnomon Workshop is pleased to announce the release of “CityEngine in VFX” Shot Based Approach To High Quality Procedural Film Sets with Matthias Buehler
In this seven hour lecture, Matthias Buehler discusses the creation of procedural digital film sets. He focuses on a practical approach towards efficiently translating concept art into a procedurally generated set, addressing the important topics of directability and designing the modeling procedures for a specific, shot based application. He continues with introductions to Esri CityEngine and NextLimit’s Maxwell Render. Further on, he presents an example of a near-futuristic Dubai-esque set in CityEngine, then continues to show how to create a second, similar set from scratch.

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