meshmen Live
Jul11

meshmen Live

Meshman’s The Mari Channel is starting to go live on YouTube. expect live sessions with Mari , Renderman and other VFX related episodes. The first session was more a trial to test out OBS studio I use to stream with. However the project going forward will be node based texturing  in Mari. The live streams will end up in a regular tutorial type episode later on. So make sure to be on the look out when I go live and hopefully I...

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Battery Park | HDR
Nov13

Battery Park | HDR

On a recent work stint in the Big Apple, taking textures and reference images. I found myself having a few hours to spare after going all around Manhattan and upstate NY. I already had my Nodal Ninja and the Canon 5d in the car and I told my driver Eric to circle around the block while I took a few HDRs in and around Battery Park. In the image you can see the newly built Freedom Tower as well as the Statue of Liberty, happy...

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Fido Atrium | HDR
Oct02

Fido Atrium | HDR

Another VFX related HDR is the downstairs atrium of Fido and Goodbye Kansas Entertainment Group in the Tobacco monopoly in central Stockholm, Sweden. I use this HDR frequently in Mari when texturing and previewing using shaders. It has a strong directionality from above in the surface response, almost like a Swedish version of the classical Uffizi HDR captured by Paul Debavec. The original HDR was captured in 24k HDR and stitched in...

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