SOA Academy Day #5 – The Gathering

October 7, 2014 |  by  |  News

I’m seating at SOA‘s studio, as I write these lines, going over the recorded interviews with Roberto and and thinking how I’m going to summarize the great experience we had here in written form – it’s not easy and probably impossible, but I’ll do my best… So here we go!

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Venice, Round Number 5!

Venice, Round Number 5!

October 2, 2014 |  by  |  News

October is here and so is the State of Art Academy Day #5. Years fly by fast for sure… it is a bit scary even. This time I post this from the podium with Roberto beside me fighting the Oculus Rift thingy with Unreal Engine 4. Pretty Damn Cool! Looking forward meeting every one. Speakers this year include DBOX, MIR. cityscape, ARQUI9, Juraj Talcik, iToo Software, Peter Guthrie and more. It’s going to be fun!

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RailClone 2.3 Released

RailClone 2.3 Released

July 9, 2014 |  by  |  News, Scripts & Plugins

iToo Software have announced the release of RailClone 2.3 Lite and Pro. In addition to Max 2015 support, this version adds a number of new features, most noteworthy being the ability to deform a RailClone object by projecting it onto a surface. This release also includes the ability to add corners to 2d arrays, new controls for beveling and offsetting corner geometry, and new controls to dynamically set the size of segments using scene units. See below for an abridged version of the release notes or check out the demo reel to get a glimpse of the main new features.

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Corona Renderer Alpha7 Released!

Corona Renderer Alpha7 Released!

June 30, 2014 |  by  |  News, Scripts & Plugins

This week starts with a new Corona Renderer Alpha – v7. After just 3 months of development, this version adds support for 3ds max 2015, Shadow Catcher material for compositing, new proxy format, improved viewport display, Particle Flow, and more. While this version being still free, Corona is aiming at a commercial release for 3ds max later this year, with a full set of features for architectural visualization. There are also plugins for Maya and Cinema 4D in development, and an exporter for Blender.

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State of Art Academy / Master Class #10

State of Art Academy / Master Class #10

State of Art Academy MasterClass #10 just finished and here I feature the great work of the students. This time the main theme was the Split View Mountain Lodge by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter.

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Polytown Media 3DDAY #01

Polytown Media 3DDAY #01

May 30, 2014 |  by  |  Inspiration, News, Visualization

I was very proud to host this week a first of its kind event dedicated to Architectural Visualization and V-Ray in Israel. Earlier this year I’ve invited Chaos Group to take part in Polytown Media 3DDAY #01 and was very happy to host them this Wednesday as part of V-Ray Days Israel 2014, along with Studio Aiko and Architect Omri Ron. What was on the menu you ask? Three captivating presentation, great 3d loving crowd and great food on the fresh and dazzling Mediterranean seafront Daniel Hotel in Herzliya, Israel.

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