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Visual Literacy - Vases & Lights

Week 5’s practical session had us using more complex tools to alter the shape of edges, as well as learning how to use the extrude tool. 202 more words

Visual Literacy

1st use of Mudbox to texture

On a third year film I have been given the task of doing the initial texture washes for a mechanical probe. The idea is to have it look rusty, and I also thought dust from the desert planet setting where it landed would also be suitable. 85 more words

Visual Literacy - Maya Room & Temple

Week 4’s Visual Literacy lab session was spent learning how to create 3D objects, move them around and alter their shape in basic ways. We started by altering the settings for the grid so that it would be easier to measure the objects we create – I decided to set my colour scheme to cyan and hot pink (of course). 148 more words

Visual Literacy

Substance Maya plug-in again

Here it is. The new version.
BUILD UPDATE: substance_plugin-maya –
Download from here:

Latest fix from me:
Install the new plug-in, than replace the original .py file in your Autodesk\Maya2016\plug-ins\substance\scripts folder. 11 more words


Using Maya

This will be constantly updated file on using Maya for any time I learn something new, including hotkeys and directions that I will be using as a constant reference to help me improve my understanding of Maya. 232 more words


Ziplining through the Yucatan Peninsula Jungle

Today’s freezing cold reminded me of the beautiful warm weather in Cancun, particularly the day we ziplined in the Yucatan jungle. The video here is the second zipline adventure we did, and it was mild in comparison to the first one, where the zipline was so high, they paired us with our children. 163 more words