Volume 38 Issue 5: (Sep/Oct 2015)

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Peanuts: Video
Hotel Transylvania 2: Video


Simply Audacious
Blue Sky Studios’ artists transform Charles Schulz’s Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, and their friends into CG characters.
Monster Mash 2
The sequel to Hotel Transylvania marks a return for the colorful characters and environments, along with some new twists.
Moving Performances
Motion capture has become an important selection in an animator’s toolbox.
Virtual reality becomes a major reality at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference and exhibition.
Rigged for Success
Students from Cogswell College develop 3D animatable rigs for public use.
Case Study
Presidential portrait.

Editor's Note

What’s Old Is New Again
What’s old is new again, and that is certainly the case with beloved 2D Peanuts, thanks to the artistic and technological endeavors by the crew at Blue Sky Studios. The same can be said for virtual ...


Recent software/hardware announcements and more.


Spotlight: Products/News
Autodesk’s Stingray game engine, HP’s Z240 Tower and Z240 SFF Workstations, Maxon’s Cinema 4D R17, Organic Motion’s RealityCapture Live, the CG market to exceed $235B by 2018
Spotlight: Silver Edge
CGW’s Silver Edge (best-of-show) winners from SIGGRAPH 2015.
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