Life in 3D

Resources for artists living life in 3D: breakdowns, tutorials, interviews, and more

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  • Unity
  • VR

Jason Brown Q&A: Meet Autodesk's Latest Bifrost Software Developer

In this Q&A, get to know Jason Brown, Autodesk's newest Software Developer for Bifrost.

Director Sam Mason Talks Using Bifrost on Mac Miller Music Video

A surreal journey through a nightmarish and fantastical dreamland sets the backdrop for the late artist Mac Miller’s “Colors and Shapes” music video, released in September 2021, produced by Hornet Inc., and directed by Sam Mason.

Meet the Studio: Griffith Observatory

Learn more about Griffith Observatory, the studio that perfectly intersects art and science.

Exceptional Minds Prepares On-the-Spectrum Artists for VFX Success

Exceptional Minds Prepares On-the-Spectrum Artists for VFX Success

Image Engine Taps Remote ShotGrid Pipeline for VFX on Venom

See how the amazing Canadian-based visual effects and animation studio, Image Engine, used ShotGrid in their pipeline for the VFX on Marvel's latest anti-hero film, Venom: Let There Be Carnage!

Flame Artist Gurvand Tanneau Sets the Stage for “Outer Banks”

For the chart-topping Netflix original series “Outer Banks,” freelance Flame artist Gurvand Tanneau was recently tapped by Culver City-based VFX facility Mr. Wolf to help set the stage and transport audiences to the barrier islands of North Carolina.

Faces of Flame | How Mark Epstein Got His Childhood Dream Job

Spend enough time interviewing VFX people and you’ll notice a funny pattern: everyone has a different story, a different path into the industry. For Mark Epstein, a senior Flame artist at Ghost FX London, his passion for VFX work emerged out of his love of … skateboarding.

10 Dazzling Jewelry Renders

Do you love a good piece of jewelry? These 10 dazzling renders, made by talented artists with the help of 3ds Max, will have you dreaming about gleaming metals and precious stones.

Monthly Roundup

Time to take a look back at what went on in August.

Creating Digital Humans with REBLIKA and Mao Lin Liao

Mao Lin Liao, founder and CEO of REBLIKA, talks about his craft, the challenges of creating digital human beings, and the growing demand for digital avatars.