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New Development Project – Loft Office

From time-to-time, we get the chance to try new things, move in a different direction (even it's only for a short while), and experiment with something outside of the day-to-day work, and being in the CGI / visualisation industry means that nothing stands still, and

Augmented / Virtual Reality Command Centre Concept

New tech excites me, and this augmented / virtual reality project created for BAE Systems is something I'm massively impressed with. In an episode of Click, a BBC tech based show, they look at how augmented and virtual reality work in partnership to give the

Stock and Custom 3D models in CGI Visualisations

Throughout my CGI work, the scenes I create will be primarily populated with the building or product, but to set the scene props, landscapes, entourage, etc are added. These items, big or small have to be created and added to the 3D scenes. Sometimes we use

WutheringBytes 2015

A couple of weeks ago I attended WutheringBytes over at Hebden Bridge to demo, show and explain 3D scanning and 3D printing. WutheringBytes was set-up by Calderdale Council, to allow the public, companies, and anyone else to learn, engage and be a part of various technologies

Udemy 3ds Max & Vray Arch Vis course coupon for FREE access

The guys over at Udemy have given me 50 free coupons to allow my lucky followers to receive this course for free! https://www.udemy.com/intro-to-architectural-visualization-using-3ds-max-and-v-ray_zillus/#/ The course is aimed at beginners, but as always there might be some tips and tricks even the seasoned pro's might have missed. To receive

The Blanks ready to download and 3D print on Thingyverse

As part of the constant tinkering and testing with 3D printing, I have released a free download of 2 little characters I have created. "The Blanks", as I've named them, are two little characters, 10cm in height, with no real distinguishable features, perfect for a

Nice to work on local CGI projects

Usually the work I produce is from way outside Yorkshire (my current record is California!), so when projects come along that are literally just up the road it's always nice grab the project and get stuck in. Recently I finished the 315 Bar and Restaurant project,

Interactive Car Configurator Demo Now Online

Over at our sister website, www.constructandconfigure.com, we have been busy putting together our third showcase demo interactive application using the Construct and Configure Interactive Application. In this demo we used the existing application, but decided the push the number of options and configurations by showing

Creating an alloy wheel in 3Ds Max

Many of the 3D models used inside my scenes and environments are created from scratch, either from drawings, sketches and even photographs. This always helps projects to feel unique and different from other studios and work, and ensures images aren't restricted by stock 3D libraries. This

May Design 2015 – Personal Highlight – Randonneur Chair

Last month I visited May Design by the London Docklands, and what a cracking exhibition it was. I had never been before, and although I had read the website and see the previews, I wasn't entirely sure what to expect. True to its website, there