Working At Black Rock Studio (Multimania 2011 Talk)

Back in 2011, after my internship at Black Rock Studio, I was asked to talk at MultiMania about my experience as a Technical Artist in the industry. Now, 2 years later, I finally found the courage to upload this and I’ve fully exposed myself to be judged by the internet. Scary!

The audience consisted of mainly students from the course Digital Arts and Entertainment (which is the game dev course I did). I talked about how I landed the job, how it was to work there, what I worked on, what a Technical Artist meant to Black Rock, and eventually a short bit at the end about Black Rock’s closure.

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Ambient Light TV with a Raspberry Pi and a Webcam (Part2)

In this post I’ll go into more details about how I built the ambient light rig. Here is the previous part in case you missed it. I’m not the first one to make one of these, so this is not … Continue reading

All done!

All done!

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Ambient Light TV with a Raspberry Pi (Part1)

After finishing my Arduino 8×8 Led Screen, I got a Raspberry Pi. This is what I made with it! A 50 Pixel RGB ambient light rig for my TV. The colors are sampled from the edges of the TV screen … Continue reading

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Arduino 8×8 LED Screen

Last year (March 2012), one of my colleagues at work was showing off his awesome automatic driving RC car project. He introduced me to Arduino and showed me where to get it. I got the SparkFun Arduino Starter Kit with … Continue reading

All done! Time for testing

All done! Time for testing

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Blender Keyboard Shortcut Explorer

I’ve been learning Blender on and off lately, and one thing I learned early on is that shortcut keys are super important in Blender. It has been difficult to memorize the ton of shortcuts without looking at user made cheat-sheets … Continue reading

Check it out yo!

Check it out yo!

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Doomsday special post

I’ve been too busy to post on my blog, but that’s a good thing because…more time for making and doing and learning! But on a special day like this, when the world is about to end, it makes a lot … Continue reading

From photo reference

From photo reference

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“Open with Intype” in context menu

I recently started using Intype instead of ugly old Notepad++. A feature I’ve been missing though, is the “Open with Notepad++” context menu option, but it turns out it’s quite easy to add one! All you have to do is … Continue reading

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Scraping the web with ♥ Python ♥

I have a bunch of reference folders where I dump stuff that inspires me. I use those images as my screensaver which pops up after 3mins or so. Once in a while, I go on an inspiration finding frenzy and … Continue reading

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Hello world!

After I heard the news, it gave me a reason to renew my portfolio website. And hey, why not add a blog while I’m at it? Disney hasn’t exactly confirmed they want to close the studio, but that’s just legal … Continue reading

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