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Journal of the Month: 3D World

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3D World is the last in our series highlighting recent additions to the Library’s journal collection. Similar to last month’s ImagineFX, 3D World is also published by Future PLC but with a focus on CG artists, covering animation, visual effects, games, illustration and architecture. Each month 3D World analyzes the latest trends, offers artistic and technical advice, product reviews, and behind-the-scenes articles on current projects in the industry.

Issue 181, May 2014 includes:

  • “The Pro Guide to… Better Portfolios” — Refine your art and animation as industry experts share their experiences, advice, and examples of standout portfolios
  • “Put Yourself in the Frame” — Editor Ian Dean speaks to art directors from film, animation and video games who reveal how to get noticed and land your dream job
  • Tutorials offered: Create Hair and Fur; Core Skills, Colour Theory; Lighting Materials with LightWave; Vehicle Modelling — and more!
  • “The real versus the reel” — Artist and writer Renee Dunlop take a look at the work of Douglas Trumbull and other pioneers’ research on the Persistence of Vision

Be sure to check out 3D World’s website for more news, how-to’s, and reviews!

Journal of the Month: ImagineFX

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ImagineFX is a trade magazine for Science Fiction, Fantasy and Digital Artists, and it is a recent addition to the library’s collection. Published in Bath, UK by Future PLC since January 2006, each issue features FXPose galleries from readers, the latest news, reviews, step-by-step workshops and interviews from professional artists.

Issue 107 is a Manga special:

  • Workshops on Manga including “Six key steps to manga magic” from Han-Yuan Yu.
  • “Animate digital paintings” with Photoshop’s motion tools from Paul Tysall.
  • A look at Fernando Forero’s sketchbook.
  • A profile of KARAKTER, the studio behind Game of Thrones, Ryse, and Star Trek: Infinite Space.
  • A 16-page section dedicate to traditional art.

Be sure to check out ImagineFX’s website for more galleries, tutorials, and videos!


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