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Custom Render Nodes Added to Rendering Pipeline

2018 has been a busy year for 3D projects at John Gera Design. From furniture and home interiors to helicopters and even stylized cities. This increase in 3D work directly translated to rendering massive amounts of frames. While there are plenty of machines here available for network rendering, many of them were really showing their…
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IFE Content Curation for Alaska Airlines and Westjet

I am excited to announce that as of March, I perform the content curation for Skycast Solution’s in-flight entertainment devices, flying on Alaska Airlines and Westjet! This great opportunity was offered to me after it became necessary for the original developers to move onto new projects. The learning process and transition went smooth, partly due…
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V-Ray Capability Now Available

An important part of creating 3D graphics is the render engine. It’s the last step in the process and it plays a part in the balance of quality and speed. Using built-in render engines has always worked well for me in the past, but when I received an opportunity to work on interior design renderings…
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3ds Max 2018 Installed and Ready for Production

3DS MAX 2018 was released today to subscribers. I'm currently getting mine installed on all my machines and ready for production. There were only a handful of changes, but a few of them should help produce even better results. New features include: Motion Paths. (Finally, a way to manipulate animations directly in the viewport and get…
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