Articles tagged in "education"

© Dan Lipson
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.

© Mads Lind Nicolaisen
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.

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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.

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.

Rising Talent: Students Create Epic Cinematic in Just 10 Weeks

Good and evil clash in tense short film The Dark Is Rising. Find out how the latest tech helped its creators at Gnomon School create powerful visuals and hit tight deadlines.

Butterfly Effects

Graduation project When John Goes Outside is a short film with a big message. We talk to the students who created it.

Ludger Pfanz, Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design; Kelli Townley, Oculus Medium; Ciaran Wills & Mach Kobayashi, Tilt Brush — THU 2017

How can we make sense of virtual worlds? And which tools can we use to create them? A filmmaker-turned-lecturer and three guests from Oculus and Google offer their thoughts.

Grayson Davis, Eric Miller, Daniel Wade & Te "Ford" Hu — THU 2017

And now, a word from THU’s sponsors: Gnomon, Lenovo and ArtStation

How to Teach V-Ray for Maya in Two Weeks

We speak to professor Cornelius Malerczyk of Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen about mathematics, V-Ray, and intensive summer camps in CGI

Shisha van Horn

Turning back the clock 24 years with CGI and architecture pioneer Shisha

Corey Harper & Ramy Hanna — Tiltpixel

How the latest tech is helping Tiltpixel create incredible architectural images and movies

Lars Lerup — Rice School of Architecture

How can we stop architecture from being boring?

Kevin Gøhler and Pedro Fernandes — THU 2017

How to run a successful YouTube channel, and a deep dive into the theory of arch viz.

Ciro Sannino Gravity© Ciro Sannino
Ciro Sannino Teaches V-Ray

Discover how this tutor's approach to V-Ray for 3ds Max has made him a star of arch viz.

Keely Colcleugh and Fredy Castellanos – Kilograph

Talking architecture and education with an innovative visualization studio.

Thom Mayne – Morphosis

The man who changed the face of architecture.

Moby Francke — Riot Games

Levelling cities: The character designer and concept artist who went from poor to Portal.