Fracture FX Key Features video series

We had the pleasure of working with the guys over at Fracture FX and helped them

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Posted At: 2015-07-27 08:17:39

Ambleside Footage

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Posted At: 2014-10-20 14:40:17

Bathroom Visualisation for Design Scheme

ICM Studios was asked to help out and produce a visualisation of a bathroom suite for Interior Designer and project manager

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Posted At: 2013-10-04 19:58:33

Developing a Maya Bubble Generator using nParticles & scripting

This little script helps the user gain control over the nParticles and animate them. Alternatively, you can place the

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Posted At: 2012-12-28 20:58:41

Quick FX, A tool to speed up Maya Particles

This tool helps speed up the steps involved in setting up dynamics is in a Maya scene.

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Posted At: 2012-12-11 17:54:23

Some Old but New Additions to ICM Studios

I have acquired some second hand BOXX render nodes - they came without an OS and

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Posted At: 2012-10-15 23:18:09

Exploring Tunbridge Wells Gas works

I recently enjoyed the sunny weather in Tunbridge Wells and took the opportunity to take some photos of the Gas Works - A

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Posted At: 2012-07-23 17:40:14

Latest version of Fracture-FX Simulation

Here is my latest version of the shot. I have added the impact simulation, added in more cars and tweaked the animation.

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Posted At: 2012-07-21 08:33:08

A Little Bit of Destruction!!

A 200 frames per second Simulation of a building. Done with Maya and the great Fracture-FX plug-in !

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Posted At: 2012-06-29 13:52:42

Testing the Raspberry Pi

I received my Raspberry Pi earlier in the week, just getting used to the seeing a computer so small!!!

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Posted At: 2012-06-22 15:26:27

3DArtist Article

Devils Angels and dating has had an article printed in 3DArtist!!

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Posted At: 2012-06-17 19:03:28

New 2012 Showreels

I have recently updated my showreels here they are :)

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Posted At: 2012-06-12 21:18:09

Evil Head Texturing in Mari

Here is a little time-lapse footage of some of the texturing that has gone into my Evil head model.

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Posted At: 2012-06-01 11:56:00

My Last Day at Ragdoll Productions

It was my last day at Ragdoll a couple of weeks ago. We had just completed the childrens TV show ' Read more

Posted At: 2012-05-25 22:06:20

Fracture-FX Latest Rendered/Composited shot

Here is the latest version of my Fracture project. I have added more intense lighting to the shot. The bus has been textured

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Posted At: 2012-05-18 17:09:11

Devils Angels and Dating is finished!!

The long awaited short animation by Michael Cawood and many other Artists from around the world is finally on line.

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Posted At: 2012-01-04 22:19:26

Latest Previs Shot - Ground Shatter - Fracture-FX

Here is the latest version of the ground shatter project. Fluids have been added as well as a few more tweaks on the models

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Posted At: 2011-12-23 21:09:46

Short Film - "Devils Angels & Dating" - IndieGoGo Crowd Funding Campaign

Please check out this video out. If you like it, post about it and include this link: Read more

Posted At: 2011-12-10 19:06:35

Ground Shatter Previs_v07 | ICM Studios | Fracture-FX

Latest version, debris and sprite particles added. Fluids and dust still to be added.

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Posted At: 2011-11-30 00:02:27

Little Blue Zebra.com Is Now Live!

Check out this brilliant new website (www.littlebluezebra.com).

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Posted At: 2011-11-13 19:01:16

Devils Angels and Dating Trailer

Here is the latest version of the trailer - enjoy :)

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Posted At: 2011-08-02 22:49:21

Fracture-Fx - Ground Shattering - Previs Render Test

Latest work with Fracture-FX, Maya, Mental Ray, Renderman, and After Effects.

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Posted At: 2011-08-02 22:24:14

Fracture-Fx - Ground Shattering - More Previs

Here is the latest pre-visualisation for the fracture project. A little bit of additional modelling and texturing has been

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Posted At: 2011-07-13 23:44:33

Reverse shatter using Fracture-FX on ICM Studios Logo

Simulation done with Fracture-Fx, Nuke and After Effects was used to composite it.

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Posted At: 2011-06-19 20:35:04

Fracture-Fx & Ground Shattering

This is a quick test, a kind of X-Men stlye simulation - quite happy the with quick test.

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Posted At: 2011-06-12 22:12:59

Fracture-FX & Mental Ray Render Proxies

This is the latest progress on my Fracture-FX project. I used the Read more

Posted At: 2011-05-28 12:34:12

More Devils Angels and Dating

Another great update from the Devils Angels and Dating Team. A few new shots and a new animatic to watch - all looks

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Posted At: 2011-04-13 22:34:01

Devils Angels & Dating Effects Breakdown

Here is a quick work in progress effects breakdown for a shot I have been working on on the Read more

Posted At: 2011-03-27 18:59:28

Fracture-Fx Simulation Project Update

Latest Simulation, 250,000+ faces 815 break nodes :)

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Posted At: 2011-02-25 17:52:16

Latest Devils Angels and Dating Tests

Well it has been a little while since I posted any updates on the film so I thought I would post my latest fluid/dynamics

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Posted At: 2011-02-23 21:05:32

The Winter Olympics - I Miss The Nineties

Here is the music video I worked on by 'The Winter Olympics'. Directed by Chris Hemming and produced by Read more

Posted At: 2011-01-10 21:39:46

Another Great Render and Comp

Yet again the team @ Devils Angels and Dating.com have produced

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Posted At: 2011-01-02 22:30:50

Fracture Render and Renderman

Latest update on my Fracture project. Simulation done on a 4 core Kubuntu machine with 4gb Ram.

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Posted At: 2010-12-31 14:11:23

Devils Angels and Dating - Great test Comp of Death

Well, what can I say, this is a great render/first comp of death taking flight.

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Posted At: 2010-12-11 23:02:46

Devils Angels & Dating Autodesk 3December Presentation

Michael Cawood has done a great job of the presentation he produced for 3December. Watch the video Read more

Posted At: 2010-12-08 21:56:08

Bubble script using Maya nParticles and Goals

I have been developing a bubble script for the film Devils Angels and Dating.

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Posted At: 2010-11-15 23:12:45

Fracture Test Render

Here is a close up test of just some windows shattering and an explosion emerging from within the building. lots of work

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Posted At: 2010-09-24 12:15:14

Pixie Dust - New features

Just a quick video showing the new features of the pixie dust controller. There is some interesting looks we can get with it!

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Posted At: 2010-09-20 09:02:50

Another Fracture-Fx Update

Latest version. I now need to offset the explosion timing and add more randomisation and realism to the shot. It is all

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Posted At: 2010-09-15 19:28:24

Hazel Diamond.com is now Live!

The website I have been working for the last couple of weeks is now live.

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Posted At: 2010-09-13 14:03:06

Fracture-Fx SImulation Project Update

Here is a playblast of two of the buildings together in the scene. Playblasted at 75fps. This is only a test to help guide

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Posted At: 2010-09-09 15:51:58

ICMStudios Produces Poster for the film 'The Estate'

ICMStudios has produced a poster for Funny Face Films Ltd on their latest feature film 'The Estate'.

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Posted At: 2010-08-23 17:30:53

Exploding Building Test & Fracture-Fx

Latest version of the plug-in (r3218) as well as latest building and simulation. My tests are becoming more complex and scene

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Posted At: 2010-08-19 23:29:44

Devils Angels and Dating Update

After a small dip in productivity during Siggraph, the team has start up again and producing some really nice work!

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Posted At: 2010-08-06 20:16:29

A couple of helpful videos

Well, it has been a relatively busy week on the film, we have been concentrating more on getting some of the shots rendered

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Posted At: 2010-07-16 11:07:09

Render Comp - Getting Closer

Latest render test. It is all starting to come alive. Michael has done a lot of work over the past week on tweaking the

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Posted At: 2010-07-12 00:00:00

First Test Render

Here is the first test render that the Devils Angels and

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Posted At: 2010-07-03 23:35:09

Exploding Building and Fracture-Fx

This test is using the latest version of the plug-in and all of it new great features. Liking the addition of being able to

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Posted At: 2010-06-22 13:17:53

Latest Fracture Playblast

Latest test with Fracture-fx plug-in. This is with the floors and windows included.

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Posted At: 2010-06-18 13:28:27

Latest 2010 Showreel

I have updated my 2010 showreel to include some Realflow simulation as well as a small bit of animation I have done for

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Posted At: 2010-06-11 22:48:03

Cupids Wing Rig - Update

We are getting closer to having a more finished wing rig. There is still some tweaks to be done but the main rig is there and

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Posted At: 2010-06-09 23:34:14

Fracture Simulation Update:

Ok, latest version, This project seems to be taking for ever - I hope the final output looks good :)

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Posted At: 2010-05-14 10:55:20

Devils Angels and dating Animatic Version 51

Latest version of the animatic. More shots have been added, a few have been shortened. Loads more animation progress included

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Posted At: 2010-05-10 12:46:20

Time-lapse Clouds

Some Time-lapse Clouds footage recorded on 4 May 2010 from my out of my window.

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Posted At: 2010-05-08 22:17:07

Latest Devils Angels and Dating Animatic

Here is the latest animatic of the short film I am working on.It is all starting to come together really quite nicely. I

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Posted At: 2010-04-16 09:03:14

Tiger Painting in Photoshop

A little time-lapse video of painting the eyes of my tiger in Photoshop. overall it took 20 mins to paint. Obviously a little

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Posted At: 2010-04-08 18:13:55

Cupid Shader Tests

Here is the latest test for Cupids cloud shader. Made with Maya fluids and rendered with Mental Ray.

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Posted At: 2010-04-07 09:47:10

Latest Persona Available

Click here to wear the new Persona for Firefox.

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Posted At: 2010-03-26 10:07:15

Dynamic Demon Hands

After a few animation tests with the demon hands we felt it would work out quicker adding the dynamic option to it. So I have

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Posted At: 2010-03-24 21:47:37

Dynamic tool in action

Here are a couple more videos of some great animation from the film devils angels and dating also with my dynamic hair tool

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Posted At: 2010-03-14 22:47:52

Fracture Simulation Update:

Well it has been a while since I have posted anything about my progress with Fracture-fx. I have only just had some spare

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Posted At: 2010-03-12 12:29:50

More and more videos :)

Here is some more videos done by the Devils Angels and

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Posted At: 2010-03-09 13:24:13

Just a quick Update

here is some animation blocking done by Marcus Tee Jin Liang. looks really nice, I am really liking the turn and the camera

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Posted At: 2010-03-05 13:28:14

It Is All Coming Together Really Well!

This is a shot that has been animated by Rafael San Gregorio. He has

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Posted At: 2010-02-26 00:18:43

Jungle Cupid :)

This is a test for the jiggle on cupid, I just couldn't resist making him dance badly to some drum and bass :) Check out the

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Posted At: 2010-02-23 19:27:00

Donate to the Film Production

As the film picks up speed and we get ever closer to having our first shots finished we need to start to think about

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Posted At: 2010-02-22 18:41:18

Valentines Day Music Video

This is a video that shows some of the progress of the film and a credit list. accompanied by a lovely piece of music written

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Posted At: 2010-02-14 00:06:35

Offical Animation Introduction Videos

Below are two videos that Michael Cawood has put together to help animators understand the film more and work their way

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Posted At: 2010-01-15 17:49:04

Update Blog Style

I have just updated the look and feel to my blog. It now fits in better with the rest of the site. Also, I have slightly

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Posted At: 2009-12-31 17:06:05

Break, ICMStudios Second Persona

Check out the ICMStudios new Persona here made

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Posted At: 2009-12-29 15:40:39

Let the animation Begin!!

We have started animating on the film finally!! The first

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Posted At: 2009-12-01 19:48:42

ICM Studios First Persona

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Posted At: 2009-11-21 01:36:06

MKK Sports Website Up and Running

The new website that I have been building is now available to the public. visit it Read more

Posted At: 2009-11-16 20:57:31

First Podcast

I have now done my first podcast. I get Interviewed by Michael Cawood about my participation on the animated short Devils

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Posted At: 2009-11-01 18:59:15

Home - the Documentary

This is a documentary about the world and its dwindling resources. Great watch. Beautifully filmed with some scary ideas,

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Posted At: 2009-10-25 01:11:31

2nd Place!

I entered into a t-shirt designing competition and came second winning 6 months free subscription! to see what my entry

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Posted At: 2009-09-07 15:26:58

Getting There

Devils Angels And Dating is starting to pick up pace now.

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Posted At: 2009-09-04 12:25:43

Entered CG societys 'Secret Agent'

I have entered into yet another CG Society competition. I hope I will have time to complete this one as it looks like it will

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Posted At: 2009-06-12 11:43:46

Evil Creature

I have added a new image to my CG Society

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Posted At: 2009-05-05 16:57:11

Devils Angels and Dating Short

I found this short film that was being made by Michael Cawood that

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Posted At: 2009-03-24 10:14:21

Imogen Whyte

Just finishing the final touches of my girlfriends website.

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Posted At: 2009-03-23 15:04:28

New Art Website Nearing Completion

My new site selling beautiful Art work will be available to the public soon!

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Posted At: 2009-03-23 14:46:14