3D is hating me

by Gunther Heinrich, 29 Oct 2008 in Off-Topic

Do you also know the moment in CGI when anything you do is not big but you have to wait two hours to finally see it?

You know, I love CGI and creating an image of pure bits and bytes is wonderful. But I also hate 3D when anything I do needs a re-rendering of the image so I can see if I am going into the right direction. And the more I reach the final state the smaller the changes and the longer the render times. Hence, the more I hate those test renders.

How side-effects become opportunities

by Gunther Heinrich, 25 Oct 2008 in A Robot's Dream

In the last few weeks I was working on a massive upgrade of my PC’s. Although it cost me a fortune and an epic amount of nerves there is a side-effect for my 3D animated short A ROBOT’S DREAM I didn’t think of before. In fact it totally slipped my mind. It starts with four and ends with CPU…