Archives for: "August 2008"

Creating multiple masks with Renderman

August 31st, 2008
┬áThis tip describes how to create multiple masks with Renderman. This technique comes to expand the simple RGBA as masks technique. The problem with masks is usually anti-aliasing. If you use an object channel, it can only have a discreet value for… more »

Dynamic UI in Maya using Python

August 25th, 2008
In a recent job, I needed to create a dynamic user interface in Maya. I don't really like MEL, so I decided to go with Python. This was the first time I really used Python for anything. One of the reasons I don't like MEL, is it kind of forces you to… more »

My shiny new blog

August 23rd, 2008
OK, so I finally got me a blog. I have to admit I didn't really see the point in me having a blog until now, and I hope I'll find time to update it on a regular basis. What caused the change of heart was a recommendation on this thread on… more »