Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Just Because

I miss posting. Now that I've stopped using the Cintiques as a supplement organ, I hardly ever do traditional stuff! I literally spend a good 10-12 hours a day on the computer. It's valuable time, of course, and I enjoy it. But I'm still homesick for some traditional stuff.

On the other hand, yesterday I found an amazing lighting tutorial! This is it: Amazing Lighting Article. I learned all about diffused lighting and such so could attempt replication. That didn't go especially well...mostly because I was trying force my will upon the wrong lighting rig and it rebelled.
So tomorrow I'm starting again with the RIGHT rig. Hopefully that won't be as insanely frustrating. And if I'm lucky it won't take ten stinking minutes for every render either.

In other news: I'm in love with google reader. It's supplementing my animation education via blogs which is way cool. And also free. :P


Murphy said...

YAAaaaay! For cool lighting tutorial.
and YAAAY for google reader and spending many hours in front of a computer which just eats all of the work you were doing all day for no good reason and doesn't even feel bad at all and then having to start all over again brand new with a fresh scene and be creative all over again and try to match the shots around and still look good.

Jake said...

It is free, isn't it? I admire your courage and determination in the face of technological adversity. Way to BE, Ms. Smith. Way to be.

Audrey Gayle said...

hope UR well! missing you- what have you been up to recently?

Jake said...

Way to self-educate, conquer technology, and MISS DRAWING. I miss drawing every time I stop drawing. Which makes for a lonely life.

Anyway, your determination is inspiring.