Maggie Munroe

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Now You Can Download Pixar’s Rendering Software For Free

RenderMan, Pixar’s fabled software that can simulate extremely realistic lighting on 3-D objects, is now free to download for non-commercial use on Mac, Windows, and Linux. There are no time limits, watermarks, or other restrictions on the software, but if you want to release your Toy Story fan …

13 Tips for Writing a Novel

Writing is one of the greatest forms of communication. It brings people of different eras, countries, and languages together. It reveals the bonds that unite humanity and expresses the universal plights and pleasures of the human condition.<p>For me, completing a final chapter heralds the last few …

Creative Writing

How Harper Lee's Long-Lost Sequel Was Found

An interview with the publisher of Go Set A Watchman, the recently-discovered follow-up of To Kill A Mockingbird<p>When Harper Lee's lawyer and close friend, Tonja Carter, went combing through the secure archive near the author's Alabama home last fall, she only intended to check on the condition of …

Literature

James Patterson releases the 'world's first' self-destructing book

James Patterson's new book is set to blow up. Literally.<p>In a sign that book publishing has entered the Snapchat era, Patterson has partnered with a …

Animation Tidbits

Wreck-it-ralph!!!

Join DateAug 2003LocationLos AngelesPosts97<p>The process of creating characters at Disney is an evolving, collaborative effort. We start with a strong …

The amount of work put into these Marvel animatics is pretty nuts

"Epic" Artist of the Day: Jake Panian

Today, we wrap up our week of featuring artists who worked on Blue Sky’s <i>Epic</i> by focusing on the drawings of Jake Panian.<p>Jake Panian works as a visual …

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Awesome Digital Paintings by Rhads

Artyom Chebokha aka Rhads is an artist from Omsk, Russian Federation who creates some awesome digital paintings. His love for the sea reflects on his …

Finished Bulma! http://t.co/PvQR2FcN2v

Drawing inspiration from DreamWorks animation

When I first started working as an animator on the South Park (1999) feature film in California, I found it remarkable that every Tuesday evening the …

Ghibli's Ghost Story When Marnie Was There Gets A Haunting Trailer

Miyazaki Hayao may have retired from filmmaking, but Studio Ghibli is still bringing us beautiful fare. The trailer for their upcoming supernatural …

The amazing animation software behind 'How To Train Your Dragon 2'

With franchises like <i>Shrek</i>, <i>Kung Fu Panda</i>, and <i>Madagascar</i> to its name, DreamWorks Animation has spent the last 20 years building an animation mini-empire. The studio’s movies have pulled in over $11.5 billion in global box office, and, despite some recent underperformers, it’s continued to diversify …

With all the love Frozen has been getting lately, I thought it would be cool to appreciate traditional, hand drawn animation.

RT @potatofarmgirl: Here's all four together. http://t.co/CSnwLP8yqp

Potato Lollipops

These look yummy and then I pulled up the site and it was created for the kids. I don’t care! I love them and I think they would be great for the …

Artist Saves Forgotten Paintings by Adding His Own Hilarious Touch

Artist David Irvine takes existing, unwanted paintings and gives them a second life thanks to his hilarious additions. He calls this <i>Re-Directed Art</i>, and the originals are works that he’s located at thrift stores, yard sales, or even taken from a street curb. Irvine then paints pop culture icons …

Amazing Digital Art & Illustrations by Professional Artists Designers | Inspiration

Awesome <b>Digital art</b> and illustrations examples for inspiration. Beautiful portrait, conceptual and digital artwork created by professional artists and …

Concept art for Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy released

Rodney Fuentebella, senior concept illustrator for Marvel Studios has unveiled some unused concept art for <b>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</b> and</b> …