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My first iPhone

I’ve been a long time hold out for this crazy trend all the kids are into. No, not huffing paint! Getting an iPhone. Finally broke down and decided to pull the trigger. Arrives on my doorstep this Friday! Whoohoo! Got … Continue reading

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Whew! Busy!

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to even think about updating my portfolio. I’ve been crazy busy on all kinds of projects which is great in this economy. I’ve been doing everything from CG work to papervision3d. Just … Continue reading

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Composition beyond AE

Been trying out the demos for some compositing software. After Effects does many things well but advanced compositing isn’t it’s strongest suit.  Handling all the 3d render passes is becoming increasingly burdensome in AE, not to mention slow. After trying … Continue reading

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Motion Blur in Post

Been messing about recently with Maya render passes to the OpenEXR format, exporting motion vector passes and doing motion blur in post using After Effects. Strangely enough, there appears to really be only one solution for doing motion blur in … Continue reading

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Pitching

Being doing some After Effects pitch work for something really exciting. Can’t disclose what it is but it’s something very cool. Been putting in long hours for the pitch but if we get the work it will be worth it. … Continue reading

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Lots of After Effects

Been doing a lot of After Effects work lately. Mostly for pitch work. It’s been fun since the deadlines are tight and there’s no clear idea of effect direction. You just plow ahead and figure out how to make an … Continue reading

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Finished up Straub Collaborative Gallery

Been working the Straub Collaborative gallery, part of their photography site. Not too complex, all AS3 no Flash IDE and driven by XML. Just finished it up. Nice simple projects are refreshing at times. I’ll be posting to the portfolio … Continue reading

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Resolutions…

It’s 2009 and I have some resolutions in relation to my career. We’ll see how well I’ve done at the end of the year. Figure out how to make papervision3d actually useful in a site and not a cheap gimmick: … Continue reading

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