Notes On Using Pref Or Position Reference Pass

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V-Ray Limitations At this time of writing, V-Ray GPU doesn’t render the Pref pass out using known techniques. So meanwhile, you’d have to use V-Ray CPU instead. Good thing, Pworld renders perfectly fine in V-Ray GPU. Nuke Crashes…
wrap deform on cloth simulation

Wrap Deformer Test on Cloth Sim

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A wrap deformer test on a terribly crude cloth simulation. The results look pretty decent for such a crude simulation. This concept when applied on a real animated project can possibly save a ton of computational time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxKDQ4i70QY Another…
CG Water Simulation

CG Water Simulation

Testing a new water simulation technique. I think the results are pretty fast and good. I'm excited to implement this new technique to upcoming projects.

Brewing Storm Digital Matte Painting

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3D Compositing using NukeX. The rough breakdown is in the video from the initial concept sketch till the final matte painting.
The Incredible Hulk by Ronald Fong

The Incredible Hulk

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Here's the break down of the lighting, rendering and compositing of The Incredible Hulk. I'd love to show the breakdown for the skin shading but it will take too long to edit and present those passes in such a video. But in any case, for…
The Incredible Hulk by Ronald Fong

How to create an Advanced Maya Skin Shader

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Title: How to create an Advanced Maya Skin Shader Description: A tutorial on how to fuse mia_material_x with misss_fast_skin for better control Medium: Maya, Mental Ray Problem: The specularity controls in the default MISSS Fast…
The Incredible Hulk by Ronald Fong

Cube Explosion using Geometry-Driven Rig

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TITLE: CUBE EXPLOSION USING GEOMETRY-DRIVEN RIGDESCRIPTION: A SIMPLE MAYA MEL SCRIPTAn animation test using a simple script I developed called Geometry-Driven Rig (GDR). Basically, this script allows the user to drive similar animations…
The Incredible Hulk by Ronald Fong

Falling Cubes – VFX Shot

TITLE: Falling Cubes at the playground PROJECT TYPE: Experimental / Research on HDRI Lighting Techniques in 3D Visual Effects Production TECHNIQUES EXPLORED: Photographed HDRI Panorama Photographed accompanying backplates Basic…
The Incredible Hulk by Ronald Fong

Calligraphy Ink Stroke Effect

Hello! :D Channelbox is embarking on the Coke Zero Video Competition organised by Eyeka Asia. As far as visual development is concerned, we are looking forward to some inking effects. I achieved the following in Maya and After Effects. This…