Volume 35 Issue 4 June/July 2012

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The Royal Treatment
Pixar's technical team rises to the challenge with new tools and techniques to create digital landscapes, rig and animate characters, and simulate muscles, skin, hair, and cloth for Brave.
Dark and Light
For the last film in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, artists at Double Negative fit CG assets into daylight sequences.
Channeling Spider-Man
Sony Pictures Imageworks leads the unique visual effects work on the fourth film in the Spider-Man franchise.
Stress Relief
A museum uses digital scanning to ensure the safety of an ancient coffin.
Mysterious Journey
An adventure guided by imagery, color, sound, and design.
Who’s the Fairest of Them All?
Hint: She's almost 40 years old, and we wouldn't be here without her.

Editor's Note

SIGGRAPH 2012: Art + Science
The SIGGRAPH 2012 chair, Rebecca Strzelec, adds a personal touch to this year’s graphics conference and exhibition, combining her passions for art and technology—the true heart of SIGGRAPH.


Recent hardware and software releases.


Faceware Technologies’ Professional Product Line. Dell’s Precision tower workstations. Boxx Technologies’ 3D BOXX 4925. HP’s Z220 workstations, EliteBook mobile workstations. Wacom’s Cintiq 24HD ...
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