Using motion capture in Blender

Using motion capture in Blender

In the e-learning space, one of the things that I really enjoy is being able to work with characters. Luckily, video-based character-led training is a popular choice, so I get to put this old passion to good use. Considering production time (and cost) can be a...

Groo the Wanderer in 3D

Groo the Wanderer in 3D

Here's my first attempt on an old favourite character, Groo, from the brilliant Sergio Aragonés. It's a side project I've been considering for a while but too often kept hitting a wall with both rigging and rendering. Did I err? said the Wanderer. Well, not this time....

ZBrush speed sculpting

ZBrush speed sculpting

This is the end result of a 3D character I did based on a speed sculpting tutorial from Shane Olson and a sketch made by Dean Yeagle. It's also my debut in working with Dynamesh geometry, a pretty amazing tool. I've worked on many 3D character before but nothing like...

Before and After

Before and After

In photography, and I guess I can also include graphic design here as well, every now and then we get an image to work with which is almost there but not quite. And we get people saying, can we delete this guy, can we add that one. So here are 2 examples of "Photoshop...

SPASA SA 2013 Awards of Excellence

SPASA SA 2013 Awards of Excellence

"We are extremely pleased with how the event turned out and it was a wonderful evening made possible by our generous sponsors and platinum sponsor, SoftSwim. The exceptional quality of the award entries is a huge credit to our members, solidifying that we have the...

Elders Insurance Conference Video

Elders Insurance Conference Video

"Within a tight timeframe, it was important to be as specific as possible with the brief and to provide some creative direction. This was well followed and while amendments were required, as they always are, they were not extensive which was great given the deadline."...

Elders Group – overall projects

Elders Group – overall projects

Alessandro is a brilliant, creative and highly competent Graphic and multimedia expert that I would recommend to anyone looking for creative solutions that are executed really well. Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert - (from LinkedIn) D. Mallinson...

Brazcom Imports print and digital media updates

Brazcom Imports print and digital media updates

We have engaged Polvo Digital Arts several times on an as-needed basis throughout 2011. The work they have performed for us has included technical and aesthetic modifications to our e-commerce websites; poster and brochure design; and video editing.Each time, results...