Articles tagged in "education"

Andrew Price — Founder, Blender Guru/Poliigon

Blender Guru’s Andrew Price has made a living and built a big fan base through his passion for the free 3D software. He tells Chris his incredible story.

V-Ray for SketchUp teapot wireframe render on a tablet by Moshe Shemesh© Moshe Shemesh
Meet Moshe Shemesh, creator of “V-Ray for SketchUp textbook”

Go behind the scenes of the V-Ray for SketchUp textbook by Moshe Shemesh to discover what architects and designers can expect from this new educational ebook.

Andy Lomas — Artist and Lecturer in Creative Computing

Math and biology meet in Andy Lomas’s intricate, mind-bending CG art. He tells Chris how his background in VFX and enthusiasm for natural forms inspired his work.

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Interview with Skyup Academy founder, Mauro Baldissera

Freelance 3D artist and Skyup Academy founder, Mauro Baldissera, shares what inspires him, his top work-from-home tips, and why he loves V-Ray for Maya for VFX.

Jody Madden — CEO, Foundry

How do you keep people positive during times of uncertainty? Foundry CEO Jody Madden reflects on 20 years in the VFX industry — and prepares for future shifts.

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Announcing the V-Ray Education Collection

Broaden your horizons, unleash your creativity and deep dive into the world of 3D rendering and fluid simulation with our new educational offering.

EJ Hassenfratz — 3D Creative Director, School of Motion

From public broadcasting to online presenting: EJ Hassenfratz tells Chris about the path to becoming a respected Cinema 4D instructor and 3D Creative Director

An apartment with a city view© Nikos Nikolopoulos
What to expect from the Total Chaos 2020 Masterclasses

The Total Chaos Masterclasses are a unique opportunity to boost your knowledge with expert advice from seasoned industry pros. Here’s everything you need to know.

A metallic reactor in a gully with plants© Aaron Rabago
Why this V-Ray-rendered student work won the public’s hearts

Architectural visualization student Aaron Rabago discusses his mysterious 3D render that won the public vote in our “Undiscovered” student rendering contest.

A spaceman in an orange suit among plants, trees and ruins© Matteo Morana
Creating a hero shot with Corona Renderer for 3ds Max

Matteo Morana advanced from Chaos Group Student Rendering Contest runner up in 2018 to the overall winner in 2019. Discover how he landed the first place.

An astronaut in undergrowth© Matteo Morana
See our student rendering competition winners!

Matteo Morana’s overgrown vision of earth picks up first prize. Find out more and discover other incredible work submitted to our “Undiscovered” competition.

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What is THU? V-Ray artist & Total Chaos contest winner explains

Total Chaos competition winner and V-Ray artist Ivona Alexandrov shares how her passions for science, technology and art magically collided at THU 2019 in Malta.

Undiscovered Student Rendering Competition© Andrei Lazar, Dade Orgeron
“Undiscovered” Student Rendering Challenge Revealed

We’re inviting students around the world to show us something we’ve never seen before and win big prizes, including a V-Ray or Corona commercial license.

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How to win a Rookies CG student award

The esteemed CG student contest has revealed its winners. Check out some of the top V-Ray-rendered entries and learn co-founder Alwyn Hunt’s secrets for success.

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Two-time Rookies winner discusses his V-Ray journey so far

Mads Lind Nicolaisen has found his true calling in arch-viz — and he’s already picked up two Rookies awards. We chat to this prodigy about education and V-Ray.

Rusty Hazelden V-Ray for Maya tutorial© Rusty Hazelden
Master V-Ray Next for Maya with this 4-part practical guide

Unlock the many powerful features available in V-Ray Next for Maya in this comprehensive series of video tutorials packed with tips by VFX artist Rusty Hazelden.

Matt Wallin — VFX Artist, FXGuide Podcast Co-Host and Professor

“The Matrix,” “Star Wars” and “King Kong” VFX artist — and fxguide podcast co-host — tells Chris how and why he made the jump from production to academia.

Students are flocking to Frank Collazo's classes. Learn why

He's created imagery for Apple, Mercedes-Benz and Verizon — and he teaches at the same time. Find out how he's using his knowledge to inspire a new generation.

Students get a leg up on the competition

Attendees at 3D College Denmark create work worthy of professional studios. We talk to tutor Nicklas Byriel about inspiring a new generation of CG artists.

Getting totally educated at Total Chaos

With Academies, Masterclasses, panel discussions, presentations and more, Total Chaos was a perfect event for anyone who wanted to jumpstart their career in CG.

What’s Next: breaking down “Capsule”

The atmospheric and characterful nature of “Capsule” helped John Jak Pagan win our student rendering competition. Here, he reveals how he mastered the scene.

Greg Lynn — Architect and Designer

Architectural innovator and technology enthusiast tells Chris and Lon about Gita, a robotic companion which could change the way we interact with cityscapes.

Eric Miller — CTO, Gnomon School

Teaching techniques, trending technology and top talent — find out how the #1 ranked CG school sets up its students for careers in the VFX and game industry.

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Blowing up the house

Gnomon student Weiyo Sha blew us away with his explosive animation of an old house. Here’s how he used V-Ray and Phoenix FD as his weapons of CG destruction.