ED: THE TROUBLE WITH COLOR
In my role as a visual effects compositing teacher, trainer, and author I have encountered hundreds of visual effects artists (over 600, actually). One thing I’ve often encountered is a lack of a solid understanding of color – specifically digital color, where color hits the computer. I’ve identified two causes of this trouble with color. Read more at The Trouble with Color
COLOR FOR DIGITAL ARTISTS WEBINAR - September 8th - 12th
Not sure about color theory, histograms, LUTs, bit depth, gamut or gamma?
Check out Steve’s new webinar all about digital color specifically for artists, not color scientists. This 2+ hour streaming video will be available 24 hours a day over a 5 day period so you can watch it at your convenience and it only costs $59.95USD.
Get a $10.00 discount off the ticket price by uisng promo code NEWS10
View the covered topics and watch the preview videos to see what the webinar is all about!
Ticket sales end on September 11th at 11:30pm PDT.
2-DAY NUKE INTENSIVE IN L.A. SEPTEMBER 24 & 25
Join Steve for a two day Nuke intensive workshop at RFX in Los Angeles on Monday and Tuesday, September 24 & 25. This is a unique Nuke workshop that teaches the hard to learn core concepts of Nuke so that you can build on this foundation yourself. Learn more.
CLASSIC GAMING EXPO SPEAKER
Because of Steve’s 6 years at Atari during the video game boom of the 80’s he was invited to be a keynote speaker at the Classic Gaming Expo 2012 in Las Vegas. Steve’s talk merged his early video gaming career with his current career in visual effects by tracing the early history where movies were made into games but now games are made into movies.
STEVE’S BOOK TO BE TRANSLATED INTO CHINESE
Steve is pleased to announce that his publisher, Focal Press, has signed a contract with Beijing World Publishing Corporation to translate his introductory compositing book “Compositing Visual Effects” 2nd edition into Chinese. This joins other translations of Steve’s books into Spanish and Korean.
STEVE JOINS THE SOCIAL MEDIA CRAZE!
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LEARNING WITH STEVE
You can now get unique one-on-one or group personal training from
Steve anywhere in the world utilizing the latest desktop sharing
technology. If you have a high-speed internet connection you can
sit virtually side-by-side with Steve as he demonstrates visual
effects compositing techniques on your workstation.
He has conducted such personal training in Canada, Mexico, Great
Britain, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, India, Argentina, Brazil,
China and across the United States on whatever topics the artist
requested - compositing with log images, Nuke’s unique color management,
exotic 3D compositing techniques and stereoscopic compositing,
or powerful bluescreen and greenscreen keying techniques. Steve
has even conducted “virtual lectures” at colleges and universities
such as Ringling College, Syracuse University and the Rochester Institute of Technology.
View our list of online
one-on-one workshops with Steve. Visit vfxio.com
to contact Steve if you would like to arrange some personal
WRIGHT'S VFXIO.COM: WHO WE ARE
Master Trainer, Steve Wright, delivers visual
Nuke, Ocula, Mocha, Shake and 3D
Conversion training to the VFX industry
around the world. With curricula developed by this senior visual
effects artist and Foundry Certified Nuke® Trainer with over 20 years of production experience and
excellent teaching skills, these programs are designed to be very
accessible and cost effective.
Steve not only teaches online and in the classroom, but he also
travels to VFX facilities around the world to train the studio's
VFX staff in skills & compositing techniques gleaned from those
years of production experience as well as to improve the facility's
2D/3D production pipeline productivity. Visit vfxio.com today to
learn about our VFX
compositing training opportunities!
EDITION NOW AVAILABLE!
The third edition of Steve's very popular Digital
Compositing for Film and Video, a.k.a "The
Compositor's Bible" is now available at bookstores
like Barnes & Noble or on Amazon.com.
Reflecting important new trends in the visual effects compositing
industry, major new sections have been added on stereo compositing,
multi-pass cgi compositing, and 3D compositing. Since many compositors
are strictly 2D folks, there is also a primer on 3D animation to
help with key terms and concepts. Order your copy today at Amazon.com
"The Compositor's Bible"
New Deal Studios
*3D Conversion training
*VFX technique training
*VFX staff training
- IBC 2012
- DVExpo West
"A must have for my animation and special
- Larry Elin
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