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The Advantages of Working in 32-bit Float

First of all, let me get one thing straight – I’m not referring to a 32-bit vs 64-bit OS, CPU or software. I am referring to the ‘environment found in applications like Photoshop, After Effects or Nuke. Many high-end applications allow one to work in a 32-bit environment. Is that a good thing? Before we […]

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20 Steps to Becoming a Master Compositor (Part Two): The Last Ten Steps

The twenty steps and skills required to becoming a master compositor.

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What is a Render Farm?

What is a render farm, why do you need it, and how can you get one. Answered. Simply.

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CGI Workflows

Special Effects Software Guide (Part Three): Bread and Butter Stuff

If you’re a newcomer to special effects this comprehensive guide will tell you what each VFX discipline means, and which software to use for it. Part Three covers the ‘bread and butter’ tools.

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CGI Workflows

Special Effects Software Guide (Part Two): Special Effects

If you’re a newcomer to special effects this comprehensive guide will tell you what each VFX discipline means, and which software to use for it. Part Two covers special effects tools.

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Layer-based vs Node-based Compositing

The simplest explanation of the difference between layer-based and node-based compositing applications, and when to use what.