Keyshot 8 Released

I had the pleasure of being invited to participate in Alpha & Beta testing of the software. Very excited about most of these new features, especially in the liquid interaction and geometry shaders, as those will have a big impact on my day to day work. Luxion also held a competition for Beta testers to push for the best image and animations showcasing the new features. I participated with two entries and the Luxion team awarded me with a First Place prize for the Beer Mug.

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Playing with Blender's New Hair Improvements

These new improvements pertain to the children particles, in which you can now play with a new parameter under 'Simple' called Twist. It does what you would think, it twists the hair particles; almost too easily. It's a nice addition to have, especially when I was working on the 'fuzz' for this tennis ball.

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Launching MerzTheThird

While my primary efforts on nights and weekends are to tone and hone my craft, I want to share my own progress and insights with the rest of the CG/Design community which has been pivotal in my creative development. 

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