ISBN-10: 1467568309

ISBN-13: 9781467568302

Often called the “Filmmaker’s bible,” for numerous generations, one of many world’s most generally used cinema reference books is extra entire than ever — getting into the electronic part of picture catch. The modifying of the tenth AC guide used to be overseen through Michael Goi, ASC, former ASC President. he's a key speaker on concerns concerning know-how and the historical past of cinema. thoroughly re-imagined to mirror the sweeping technological alterations that our has skilled, this version of the guide is brilliant and crucial examining, in addition to a useful box source, masking topics reminiscent of:

• A complete breakdown of electronic expertise terminology
•The explosion of prosumer cameras in specialist use
• Previsualization
• 3-D
• LED light fixtures
• the right way to use the Academy colour Encoding Specification (ACES)
• a completely new part on camera prep, and extra!

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Basic 3D Kit” means that you will learn a selection of creative tools that will get you up and running quickly using Maya. This chapter, designed to be fun and creative, will hopefully make you anxious to explore this amazing software. The following tutorials, created in collaboration with Miro Kirov, show how to use Maya and Virtools for creating interactive models and animated characters. We hope that you will enjoy the process of producing 3D interactive content. The first tutorial is a step-by-step introduction to modeling and animating Mr.

Go to Edit Polygons > Subdivide > Options. The Polygon Subdivide Face Options dialog window contains options for the Subdivide tools. Select subdivision level = 2 and click on Subdivide. Your model is similar to the one in the following illustration. First, you will be modeling only one side of the character. Later, you will mirror the other side of the 3D model. This soft cube represents one half of the character’s torso. You can use Move and Scale from the Tool bar to reshape the torso. Go to the top menu bar, select, Polygon > Tools Options.

UV mapping defines the corresponding coordinates of every vertex of the surface on a two-dimensional (2D) image. There are many ways to define the direction of UV mapping. You may use planar, cylindrical, or spherical mapping according to the shape of the object. You will use four textures for your character: one for the eye, one for the body, one for the pants, and one for the teeth. After initializing the UV mapping, the Projection Manipulator is displayed around the eye. When creating textures, I suggest creating a 256 ¥ 256 pixel image in Photoshop® and saving your work as a JPEG texture.

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