Gnomon School

Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Creating Highly Realistic Composites with Rob Nederhorst

Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Creating Highly Realistic Composites with Rob Nederhorst | 591 MB
Duration: 1h 30m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz stereo
Genre: eLearning | Language: English | Level: Advanced

In this class Rob Nederhorst will take you through the necessary steps to dial in a composite to give it its realism.
Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: 3D Character Texturing and Enhancement in NUKE with Alex Cancado

Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: 3D Character Texturing and Enhancement in NUKE with Alex Cancado | 727 MB
Duration: 1h 57m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz stereo
Genre: eLearning | Language: English | Level: Advanced

Producing photo-real composites of CG characters is always a challenge. Waiting for mattes or passes from a CG department can mean long waits and lots of iterations. Using the 3D capabilities of NUKE along with animated models can make your job easier and allow a much faster turnaround than relying on the CG department.
Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Efficient Cinematic Lighting with Jeremy Vickery

Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Efficient Cinematic Lighting with Jeremy Vickery | 723 MB
Duration: 2h 06m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz stereo
Genre: eLearning | Language: English | Level: Advanced

This class will cover the principles of good composition with a focus on lighting. Topics covered include 2D concepts of color keys and then proceed to techniques for lighting 3D illustrations as well as lighting character animation and film sequences.
Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Character Modeling and Texturing with Mark DeDecker

Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Character Modeling and Texturing with Mark DeDecker | 1.32 GB
Duration: 2h 34m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz stereo
Genre: eLearning | Language: English | Level: Advanced

This course will cover the process of modeling and texturing a posed character using Autodesk Maya, Pixologic ZBrush and Adobe Photoshop.
Gnomon School of Visual Effects - Blur Studio, The Making of Warhammer Online

Gnomon School of Visual Effects - Blur Studio, The Making of Warhammer Online | 648 Mb

Blur Studio shares details of the production process behind the Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning cinematic trailer.
Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Illustration for Entertainment: Pitching with Pictures with Cameron Davis

Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Illustration for Entertainment: Pitching with Pictures with Cameron Davis | 906 MB
Duration: 2h 55m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz stereo
Genre: eLearning | Language: English | Level: Advanced

In this class Cameron Davis shows his process of design and illustration to create an image to help pitch in feature animation. Discussing composition, color, lighting and design theory this step-by-step demo will cover how to achieve a desired mood to accompany a story or script.
Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: GMUNKICKDOWN2011 - The Full Cycle of the Design & Directorial Process with GMUNK

Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: GMUNKICKDOWN2011 - The Full Cycle of the Design & Directorial Process with GMUNK | 1.13 GB
Duration: 2h 14m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz stereo
Genre: eLearning | Language: English | Level: Advanced

This class will thoroughly break apart the design and directorial processes of a few selected projects from GMUNK's repertoire, first focusing on the importance of inspirational reference, mood boards, and proper pre-production through previz and storyboards.
Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: High Dynamic Range Imaging for Live Action Visual Effects with Phil Holland

Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: High Dynamic Range Imaging for Live Action Visual Effects with Phil Holland | 1.01 GB
Duration: 1h 57m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz stereo
Genre: eLearning | Language: English | Level: Advanced

In this class Phil Holland will go over shooting and accurately processing high dynamic range (HDR) images for live action visual effects and creative print use.
Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Making Archetype: The Short Film with Aaron Sims

Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Making Archetype: The Short Film with Aaron Sims | 2.50 GB
Duration: 3h 37m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz stereo
Genre: eLearning | Language: English | Level: Advanced

In this class Aaron Sims will be discussing the creative process and challenges of creating an effects-heavy short film from ideation, to planning, to creation.
Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Concept Design: From Abstraction to Production with Aaron Limonick

Gnomon School - Master Classes 2011: Concept Design: From Abstraction to Production with Aaron Limonick | 1.16 GB
Duration: 4h 44m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz stereo
Genre: eLearning | Language: English | Level: Advanced

Focusing on the earliest stage of pre-production, inspiration becomes the artist's most important weapon in pitching an idea to a director.