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FREE* Pixar Latest Update RenderMan 20
July 9, 2015
Pixar RenderMan Logo


Denoiser
Pixar RenderMan Denoiser

Visualizer Integrator
Pixar RenderMan Visualiser

Marschner Hair
Pixar RenderMan Hair

Physical Camera
Pixar RenderMan Camera



Pixar updates their FREE* RenderMan software to version 20.

New features include:
Denoiser for cleaning up noisy low sample renders, producing quicker render times. Originally developed at Disney.
Visualizer Integrator to visualise how Renderman sees the scene. Provides fast feedback for pre visualising depth of field and motion blur.
Marschner Hair Pixar’s in-house hair system. Produces Monsters Inc. quality fur.
Physical Camera to simulate imperfections of real world cameras such as distortion and chromatic aberration.

Download Renderman for Free Non-Commercial version of RenderMan

Pixar’s Tractor RenderMan’s accompanying render farm management software.

*FREE for non-commercial use only
Pixar Releases FREE* RenderMan Software
March 23, 2015
Pixar RenderMan Alien


RenderMan Automobile Sample Project

Pixar RenderMan Teapots



Pixar RenderMan Teapots

Pixar releases FREE* RenderMan software.

Download Renderman for Free Non-Commercial version of RenderMan

Pixar’s Tractor RenderMan’s accompanying render farm management software.

*FREE for non-commercial use only
Pixar’s RenderMan Software Is Now FREE!*
June 3, 2014
Pixar's RenderMan



Pixar's RenderMan Screenshot

RenderMan’s Interactive Rendering Window





RenderMan/RIS – Interactive Subsurface Scattering

Pixar’s announcement is set to shake up the rendering world with it’s free* (yes FREE!*) release of their award winning RenderMan software.
RenderMan for Maya is due for release during Siggraph 2014 in Vancouver 10th – 14th August.
Edit: early 2015 due to high demand.

Register here for Free Non-Commercial RenderMan

Pixar’s Tractor is RenderMan’s accompanying render farm management software.

*Free for non-commercial use only
Autodesk Creative Apps For iPhone & iPad
January 9, 2014

123D Sculpt

Shape your world in 3D!

Push, pull, pinch, paint, smooth, grab, tug. More fun than a Renaissance studio, cleaner than a box of mud. Available as a free download for iPad.

Format: iPad App

Autodesk Website – 123D Sculpt

Download From The App Store




123D Creature

The easiest way to create characters of your dreams in 3D.

Have an idea in your head? Bring it to life with the help of our free Creature app for iPad!

Format: iPhone & iPad App

Autodesk Website – 123D Creature

Download From The App Store




123D Catch

Turn ordinary photos into extraordinary 3D models with 123D Catch.

Capture places, people and things in 3D using your iPad, iPhone or any camera. Share your catches with friends and family, or 3D print a real object!

Format: iPhone & iPad App, On-line, MAC & PC Download

Autodesk Website – 123D Catch

Download From The App Store




123D Design

The simplest way to get your ideas into 3D.

123D Design is a free, powerful, yet simple 3D creation and editing tool which supports many new 3D printers.

Format: iPhone & iPad App, On-line, MAC & PC Download

Autodesk Website – 123D Design

Download From The App Store




123D Make

3D meets DIY.

Turn your amazing 3D models into even more amazing do-it-yourself projects.

Format: MAC & PC Download

Autodesk Website – 123D Make







Sketchbook Pro

Sketching and painting software app

Autodesk SketchBook Pro sketching software for Windows or Mac computers is a professional-grade painting app that is easy to use for every artist. This intuitive sketching and painting software can transform your computer into a complete toolkit for professional artists, illustrators, and designers. Also available for Apple iPad® and Google Android™ devices.

Format: iPhone iPad App, MAC & PC Download (Paid, Trial Available)

Autodesk Website – Sketchbook Pro

Download From The App Store
Autodesk HYPERSPACE MADNESS 3D Model Downloads
December 4, 2013

Sven The Hero

hyperspace madness sven the hero download

autodesk download button



Evil Minion

Hyperspace Madness Minion Download

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HYPERSPACE MADNESS is a game and short film created by Autodesk

See previous cganimationblog Hyperspace Madness post entitled

‘HYPERSPACE MADNESS Game & Short Film by Autodesk’

HYPERSPACE MADNESS Game & Short Film by Autodesk
December 3, 2013


Gameplay Footage



Building Hyperspace Madness, GDC 2012 presentation



Final Animatic



HYPERSPACE MADNESS is a game created by Autodesk over a 2 month timeframe using the Unreal UDK game engine to demonstrate what their software is capable of.

A short film directed by Remi McGill is currently in production to demonstrate how Autodesk is used in film production.

Here’s some pre-production goodies to tie you over until the film is released.

The Animatic Mood Boards and Opening Script with Animatic







CHEVY: ART CAR by Bot & Dolly
November 6, 2013


BOX by Bot & Dolly – Maya Controlled Robots
November 6, 2013


PARANORMAN 3D Blu-ray Release
January 28, 2013

PARANORMAN 3D Blu-ray

Directed by Chris Butler & Sam Fell

PARANORMAN 3D Printed Characters
January 28, 2013

Featurette: Faces of ParaNorman

ParaNorman fuses CG modeling in Maya and physical model making to produce character faces, using a new technique called Powder Printing. The process for Replacement Animation is a progression of 3D Printing or Rapid Prototyping (see Coraline article) and is now so advanced that even the smallest detail can be reproduced and the surfaces coloured.