Renderosity Invades DragonCon

LillianH · August 25, 2004 6:46 am

Renderosity will be invading the Dragon*Con Convention in Atlanta over the Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-6. We invite all you Sci-Fi and Fantasy fans to come on down and join in the fun and festivities. There is no doubt this will be another action packed, eye-popping event!

Come visit Renderosity in the Marriott Exhibit Hall, Booth #219 and register for the Daily Prize Giveaway! Les Garner will be making special appearances to create custom works of art. Check out the parade and get a change to meet Avery Smartcat in person! Costume contests, Art Show, special guests and much, much more!

A special thanks to FXR Software, Sixus1 Media, Audre Vysniauskas, Curious Labs, 3-AXIS, Eovia, AtticWear and the Renderosity Interactive Magazine Team for joining the invasion. Your presentations, prizes, time and talents are greatly appreciated. Your efforts have contributed greatly to this year's "Digital Art Track".

Below is a sampling of what is included in the Dragon*Con "Art Track":
(These Digital Art Tracks are in the Consulate Room)
Renderosity Opening presentation - Clint Hawkins, Lillian Hawkins

Accelerating the evolution of art!: 9/3/04 1:00PM

Explore a diverse art community that provides artists of all levels a place to learn, teach, share, grow and expand their horizons.

Register to win The Best of Renderosity DVD.

1 hour
Sixus1 Media Les Garner

Building a Better Monster: 9/3/04 4:00PM
"Monsters and More": 9/4/04 4:00PM
"Monsters Finale": 9/5/04 5:30PM

A notorious 3D Monster-Maker, Les Garner, shares his passion for character design and rigging for Poser in a series of training classes.

Free 3D monsters from Sixus1 will be given away to all those who dare to attend!
FXRSoftware - Per Hanson, Brent Kingston

Creature Creator Lab: 9/4/04 1:00PM
Creature Creator Lab: 9/5/04 4:00 PM
Creature Creator Lab: 9/6/04 11:30 AM

The stuff creatures are made of. An introduction to making your own 3D creatures.

Register to win a free copy of the Creature Creator software!
Audre - Book Signing

Renderosity: Digital Art for the 21st Century: 9/5/04 11:30AM

Advance books available for purchase. Get your copy personally signed by audre. Written by Audre Vysniauskas and John Grant.

Register to win a signed edition!
Poser5, Poser Demystified
and Carrara 3

"Poser Animation Tricks": 9/4/04 10:00AM
Les Garner

"From Poser to Carrara 3": 9/5/04 1:00 PM
Brent Kingston

Register to win Poser5, Poser5 Demystified, and more!
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Article Comments

Kemal ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 25 August 2004

Cool beans, one of my works is gonna be shown on "Farscape" part of Dragon*Con, hope I'm gonna win something !!! :)

midrael ( posted at 12:00AM Thu, 26 August 2004

Gonna be a blast :) Looking forward to working with, meeting and seeing the Renderosity crew there!

LillianH ( posted at 12:00AM Fri, 27 August 2004

There will also be other cool things going on at DragonCon Digital Art track! Steven Hill of will be hosting a panel about getting started as a digital artist as well as running "Digital Illusions" where you can take digital photo's taken in costume and then have yourself placed in 3d backgrounds. Avery Smartcat, a dynamic educational spokes-figure, will be making his big debut at the DragonCon Parade on Saturday, Sept. 4th at 10:00a.m. (Avery Smartcat is sponsored by FXRealm Studios AB & International Media Arts, Inc. ) DragonCon now features more chidrens activities such as Cartooning for Kids. More Art Track activities: Setting Up a Relief Sculpture Chainmail Secrets Revealed A Tail of Two Dragons Visions and Views, a journey through her work, by Anne Sudworth The Art Knife: The Passion, The Quest, The Controversy, by John Lewis Jensen Richard Herd, An Actor and his Art Emerging Artists' Salon hosted by PXG Books and Taxes for Artists Drawing and Creative Expressionism Masks of Wonder Batman Original Art Retrospective at the 5th Annual Evening of Comic, Fantasy & Illustration Art Dragon*Con Salons and Scavenger Hunts Art Show Awards, Mask Contest & Scavenger Hunt Winners Art Show Auction The 4th Annual Iron Artist Competition! There's so much going on, you really have to see it to believe it 8-)

sixus1 ( posted at 12:00AM Sat, 28 August 2004

It is cool to see the entire listing...I knew that there had to be more going on. :) What pray tell is an "Iron Artist" competition ??? --Rebekah--

LillianH ( posted at 12:00AM Tue, 31 August 2004

I think it's a cross between the Iron Chefs and speed drawing. Should be quite entertaining ;-)

hauksdottir ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 01 September 2004

Iron artists? You open the folder and see a rubber chicken (no bones), the Great Sphinx, and a surrey with a fringe on top... you have 45 minutes in which to make an appetising image! ...while people are watching. (at least that is how I'd set it up)

dialyn ( posted at 12:00AM Wed, 01 September 2004

Just to let you know, The RIM team is going to be interviewing some very big names at the convention. I'm not saying who right now, but some top people will be showing up in the magazine and on our website. We are going to have reports from the field by our intrepid team that will appear on our front page...we intend to have articles non-subscribers can read, along with some special suprises for subscribers as we go along. My greatest thanks to The RIM staff who are working so hard with Renderosity to make Dragon*Con an event all members can partake in, even if you can't make it physcially to Atlanta. Be sure to check out Renderosity and The RIM daily so you don't miss out on the fun!!!

beleth ( posted at 12:00AM Fri, 03 September 2004

I love that the community is represented at Dragon*Con. Clint and Les seem to be doing a great job of working the crowd and getting people interested in 'rosity (though i'm sure the temporary tattoos help too!). Keep up the good work, guys!

butterfly_fish ( posted at 12:00AM Tue, 07 September 2004

So how'd it go??

sixus1 ( posted at 12:00AM Tue, 07 September 2004

Just wanted to drop in here to offer a brief "thank you" all who dropped the booth and came to our classes. It was great to meet many of you face to face, and even greater still to have a chance both answer and ask questions of so many excellent people from the Poser community. Thanks! -Les

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