News of the Week for Jan 25, 2016

gToon · January 24, 2016 1:21 pm

Tags: CG Industry, Digital Art, News of the Week, Renderosity

This is news of the week for January 25, 2016. Our weekly video news program covering news and select CG Industry News via our Renderosity Magazine site.

Renderosity News

  • Extended License. If you haven't already noticed, there is a growing collection of MarketPlace Products that include 'Extended License' in the product title. These products offer the buyer, among other things, the ability to decimate (reduce polygon count) original .obj files to reduced sized .obj files that are more friendly for 3D gaming applications. Participation of Extended License products are up to each vendor and their respective products, so we want to encourage you to let us know if you desire specific products to carry the Extended License.

  • Gallery of the Week is the Vue Gallery.

  • Voting for Artist of the Month for February starts this week. Be sure to visit the nominee's galleries and then cast your vote! Nominees were chosen by our moderators and coordinators from the Maya Gallery.

  • Valentines day community contest ( This year's theme is: I Heart You . All Renderosity members are eligible to enter with the exception of Contest Managers and Admins. Any software program can be used. Submissions will be open beginning on Monday, January 18th at 10am (cst) and will end at 10am (cst) on Sunday, February 14th.

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Renderosity Magazine & CG Industry News

  • Toon Boom Animation Releases Storyboard Pro 5. Storyboard Pro 5 has also been improved in order to enable pre-production pipelines for CG, live action and games cinematics. Be sure to visit the Toon Boom site for more info.

  • Anomaly Live - A Live Poser Tutorial Event. Brian Haberlin, the amazing artist and comics creator, is holding a very special live tutorial on Jan 30th from 1-3pm PST online

  • VES nominations. 14th Annual Visual Effects Society Award nominations are out. 23 catetories. Winners announced on February 2, 2016. Read the article at Renderosity Magazine for more info.

  • Learning Houdini Journal 12. Ricky's ongoing journal of his experiences learning Houdini 15. This week he covers dynamic animation as he tries to make his car crash more realistic.

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UteBigSmile ( posted at 1:49PM Sat, 13 February 2016

Great, there are a lot of artists, who work with VUE and the results are always amazing ones! 👍

I wish you dear Ricky....