Articles tagged in "making of"

Air Strike. Bottleship VFX © Lionsgate
Controlled demolition: tips from Bottleship VFX

With The Wandering Earth rocking the Chinese box office, we ask Bottleship VFX’s Hristo Velev how he unleashes destruction while keeping his business on track.

How this Norwegian studio crafts subsea visualizations

Who knew deep sea machinery could be this hypnotic? Rendering.no shows us a pipeline for pipelines and talks us through creating a stormy ocean in Phoenix FD.

Keeping it simple: Rendering with V-Ray Next for Maya

V-Ray Next for Maya is considerably faster and more efficient than 3.6. Maya expert Stephen DeLalla reveals how he’s taken his workflow to the Next level.

Listen up! We’ve compiled 2018’s top 15 CG Garage podcasts

Punk production designers, CG portrait painters, powerful producers and previz pioneers — Chris Nichols selects his favorite podcasts of the last 12 months.

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Brendan McCaffrey: the master of suspension

Keen cyclist — and V-Ray for Modo user — Brendan McCaffrey knows bicycles inside out. We discuss rendering two-wheelers for The Complete Bike Owner’s Manual.

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Invasion of the body crashers

Ingenuity Studios knows how to knock ‘em dead. Grant Miller shares how V-Ray for Houdini helped them render a pile of 9,000 zombies for The Walking Dead.

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.

The Making of Modern House: Essential Techniques for Rhino Users (Part 2)

Master lighting, materials and rendering using Rhino and V-Ray with the finale in our two-part guide to creating fast-and-efficient 3D visualizations.

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Faster, more dramatic large-scale water sims with Phoenix FD and V-Ray Cloud

CG Artist Jonas Ussing shares his tips for cinematic splashes via this animation of Tokyo's flood defense system in operation.

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Cloudbuster: Manuel Mousiol’s Maserati montage pushes V-Ray Cloud to its limits

See a day in the life of a Maserati in 33 seconds, and find out how it was created with V-Ray for 3ds Max, VRscans and V-Ray Cloud.

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Amazing Manes, Bedazzling Beards and Photorealistic Fur with V-Ray Next for Maya

Andrew Krivulya shares his tricks for luscious CG locks — and reveals how V-Ray Cloud has boosted his workflow.

Kevin Margo & Derron Ross — CONSTRUCT

After five years in production, Kevin Margo’s short film Construct has finally been released. Find out why it’s taken such a long time, and how this little film could change VFX workflows in a big way.

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Rocket science: Meet the CG supervisor behind the furry fan favorite

We talk to Method's Nate Shaw about wrangling Rocket Raccoon into Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Avengers: Infinity War.

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Bloated Motors: INK gives the 70s’ unloved autos a helium injection

What began as an in-house experiment has ballooned into a viral phenomenon. We talk to the minds behind this playful reimagining of the cars that style forgot.

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How easy is it to render on the V-Ray Cloud? TILTPIXEL puts it to the test

Award-winning arch viz studio TILTPIXEL taps into the power of V-Ray Cloud to render an animation of the world-famous Harbin Opera House.

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Claws and effect: How The Blues Crab could change the tune of the VFX industry

Director Ari Rubenstein invents a new way to create short films using a small team, V-Ray for Nuke, and YellowDog’s cloud rendering service. Discover how he overcame the pinch points of conventional pipelines.

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Shooting for the Moon: How Lunar Animation Built a VFX Pipeline for the Future

With an impressive CG portfolio that's racked up over 350 million hits on Youtube, VFX studio Lunar Animation does it all — from cartoon cats to VR space battles.

Follow the Rabbit into an Airbnb VR Experience by Bipolar Studio

Find out how they made that incredible rabbit, and the role V-Ray played in making virtual apartments look real.

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DBOX's Keith Bomely on Wild 200 East 59th Marketing Campaign

Zoo York: Selling spacious apartments with the world's biggest animals.

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Visual State unites V-Ray Next and VRscans for Jaguar project

Chaos Group’s next-gen tech helps creative studio create eye-popping renders.

Butterfly Effects

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

V-Ray for Grasshopper Explained

We asked Imago Design founder Jan Kokol to explain what’s new in V-Ray for Grasshopper and how it’s going to change the way he creates photorealistic imagery.

Ishou Keikaku: Architecture in V-Ray for Modo

V-Ray for Modo has become an essential part of Ishou Keikaku’s architecture pipeline. Find out why they started using it, and how V-Ray helps them create great images every time.

Ba Dai Tou NeoscapeJohn Portman & Associates © Neoscape
Neoscape goes 4K stereo for Ba Dai Tou

The idea of producing a 4K, stereoscopic arch viz film against a tight deadline would be enough to send most arch viz companies running to the hills. Here’s how Neoscape did it – with a little help from V-Ray.