COCO Rendering & Animation Techniques, RenderNow, UK Render Farm

Behind the scenes look: COCO’s New Technology

Posted on January 17, 2018

Behind the scenes look: COCO’s New Technology Sulley’s fur in Monsters, Inc; Merida’s curly, out-of-control hair in Brave; the food in Ratatouille; the water in Finding Nemo. Every Pixar movie brings a new animation challenge that can only be solved with new technology, building on all of the previous films and inventing new ways to bring a story to life. Coco is no exception. The [&hellip

V-Ray Rendering Software, The Light That Makes Game Of Thrones Shine!

Posted on January 10, 2018

V-Ray rendering software Using V-Ray Rendering Software Game of Thrones is one of the most popular television shows of the modern age; Sky have even reported that it is their most watched series with over 5 million viewers. The incredible driving force that is Game of Thrones is fuelled by incredible drama, storytelling, characters, music and visuals, many of which [&hellip

After Effects Rendering

After Effects Rendering – Getting After Effects render ready

Posted on October 10, 2017

After Effects Rendering Getting After Effects render ready After Effects rendering, I’m sure we have all been there,  4 hours to go on your client’s deadline and your After Effects file is saying 10 hours to render.  Fear not, there is a solution and it is a render farm. There are many farms out there that support After Effects, ours [&hellip

Cloud Rendering Farm

Cloud rendering

Posted on October 4, 2017

Using a cloud rendering farm can have a dramatic effect on optimising pipelines and workflows within your 3D projects. They can help when you have tight deadlines to meet, save huge investments on building your own render farm and can also enable the rendering of huge projects away from your main workstation. You can take long render times that would [&hellip

Rendering with 3ds Max 2018

Posted on September 14, 2017

Rendering with 3ds Max 2018   3Dsmax is one of our top supported software at RenderNow.  Here are a few bits of  information on what’s new to 3Dsmax 2018: Motion Paths: Motion paths let you preview the path of animated objects. You can adjust motion paths directly in the viewport using transforms, and convert them to and from splines. 3ds [&hellip

Render farms for students

Posted on September 5, 2017

Render farms for students Most render farms provide students with discounts for their projects. If you are ever unsure about this a simple phone call to your desired farm will confirm the details. Student discount rates: When it comes to discount rates these vary by farm and requirements. You will find most render farms use a rendering point system and [&hellip

Best render farm outputs

Posted on August 29, 2017

Tiff: (Tag Image File Format) is a common format for exchanging raster graphics(bitmap) images between application programs, including those used for scanner images. Tiffs are one of the best formats for composition within rendering. This is due to the lossless compression (so in other words you can get perfect quality like a bmp without losing any data) This makes it perfect for [&hellip

How to get cheap renders

Posted on August 18, 2017

Optimising your scene for faster render times Before even looking for a render farm optimising your scene for fast render times is the best way to get cheep renders. For example reducing your render times from 1 hour to 30 minutes per frame can make a massive difference,  almost halving your render costs. Here are a few common causes of [&hellip

Speed up rendering in 3dsmax

Posted on August 11, 2017

Speed up rendering in 3dsmax   1 – Use a proxy object for a car, tree, people, furniture and etc. 2 – When you send a render, change a view port display to Bounding Box. 3 – Try to avoid using ‘Force 2-Sided’ option under Render Setting > Common > Options. 4 – Lower samples. Try Min – 1 and [&hellip

3DS Max, A Fantastic Program Used By Many Professionals

Posted on December 6, 2016

There are many plug-ins for 3DS Max that can create a wide variety of images one of which is a plug-in called GrowFX, which creates fantastic plants and foliage for use within your projects. Whilst many people know that CGI is often used to create various effects and explosions, a use of CG that many people don’t think of is [&hellip

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