I shoulda learned MEL scripting

Maya Embedded Language. It unlocks the full potential of Maya by letting you write your own code to do pretty much whatever the hell you want.  I never learned it because when I was in school, Maya was just released and SCAD didn’t have any professors that were proficient with …

The importance of a good compositor…

Been working on a shot since last Tuesday. Its complex, for sure, and a lot of it falls on the compositor’s shoulders to work, and, since the first CG render was completed last Wednesday, its been a constant parade of re-renders and fixes. Finally, yesterday, it was taken away from …

Welcome to my stomping grounds!

Okay, thanks to Bark, I now have an actual webpage that doesn’t look like it was made by a high school kid circa 1999.  Thanks to the joy of WordPress, I’ve made a somewhat readable page, and even imported 10 YEARS worth of musings and ramblings via my old Livejournal …

The Most Important Time is Now

I said earlier this morning that “You are not defined by circumstances, you are defined by what you make of them.” That was a mash-up of a response that my friend Rob Korotky said on my Facebook post (http://www.facebook.com/scaddude/posts/483874278187), and of two quotes that I’ve lived by. These quotes, both …