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.ASE Spline Importer for Softimage

October 13, 2011 - Blog - 10 responses

Here is the .ASE Importer for Softimage. Most excellent tool for importing hair Splines as Curves into Softimage. Great for Grass, Hair, beards and many other hairy things!

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Hair-Farm hair into Softimage

October 8, 2011 - Blog - 10 responses

It’s been a while since I last posted, allot has been happening here over the last few months but I found time to finally finish my idea of getting hair into Softimage from Hair-Farm in Max. It took a year of figuring out and a…

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Light Array HDR Probes

August 24, 2011 - Blog - 8 responses

I was back in London on Tuesday working on more tests with Merry and his custom built LED Light Array, trying to figure out the work-flow and how we can use and interpret the data into a production pipeline.

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LED Array by Merry Hodgkinson

LED Array by Merry Hodgkinson

August 21, 2011 - Blog - no responses

This weekend I had the chance of visiting London to see Merrys’ new LED Array. It’s fantastic. A really novel, lightweight design with great lighting and a fantastic control rig.

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Body Scanning

August 16, 2011 - Blog - 2 responses

On the weekend I ran some more 3D Capture tests using Scanner-Killer (off-line) to process data captured with a 2 tier 6 Camera set-up. 36MP’s of information available using Canon Cameras, synced using PocketWizard II’s and a Multimax on the Flash Heads (with Cross Polarizing…

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Mental Ray Skin Phenomena

July 21, 2011 - Blog - 38 responses

I just wanted to share a cool new Shader Phenomena put together by the very creative Tony Reynolds, for 3DSMax2010 and Mental Ray. It also renders damn fast!!

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How to activate Multiple Kinects

July 21, 2011 - Blog - no responses

I’ve been running some 3D and 4D Kinect tests recently, and couldn’t find a way to active more than 1 Kinect via 1 PC. A really talented guy called Will Chang helped develop a program to do just that! and is kind enough to share…

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4D Face Scanning

July 21, 2011 - Blog - no responses

Just did my first test today using a custom built camera set-up for budget 4D Scanning. Using off the shelf DSLR Cameras and an Off-line Scanner-Killer license. Each frame takes about 2 minutes to process. Roughly about 150 frames on this first test.

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