August Newsletter: Wrap-Up

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August 31st, 2022

We’re here to fill you in on everything that’s been going on this August. So, let’s get started! 

CUSTOMER STORIES


BEHIND THE SCENES OF SHANG-CHI WITH RODEO FX

Learn how Rodeo FX used Clarisse to create the breathtaking visual effects in Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. In this VFX breakdown, we go behind the scenes to learn how the team reproduced the entire city of Macau in CG, and how Clarisse iFX played a key role in layout and set dressing of the feature’s Academy Award nominated VFX.

WATCH CASE STUDY

 

JACEK IRZYKOWSKI ‘ARTIST FOCUS’

Our new ‘Artist Focus’ interview with Jacek Irzykowski, Senior Generalist and Concept Artist at Industrial Light and Magic, details his background in Architectural Visualization, transition into VFX, and how he uses Clarisse in his personal work to create stunning, adventure-movie inspired environments

PETTER STEEN ‘ARTIST FOCUS’

In case you missed it, here’s a recap of our earlier ‘Artist Focus’ interview with VFX Artist Petter Steen. Learn all about the cultural inspiration behind Petter’s art, his VFX background, and how he uses Clarisse to create his signature brutalistic, industrial style renders.

READ INTERVIEW

READ INTERVIEW

EVENTS


VANCOUVER USER GROUP

We had a blast at our Clarisse Vancouver User Group. It was great to catch up with the local community and show off the latest updates in Clarisse and Angie, in person again. Stay tuned to find out when we’ll be planning our next events in your local area!

MORE EVENTS

SIGGRAPH  2022

This SIGGRAPH, we recruited for new positions at the Job Fair, spoke at AWSF’s Open Source Days about MaterialX in Clarisse and Angie at AWSF’s Open Source Days, & gave demos at the AWS booth. If you missed us & want to catch up, get in touch to schedule a meeting or demo. 

WATCH TALK

'BEHIND THE MAGIC'


We’re proud to have featured some incredibly talented Clarisse artists on our ‘Behind The Magic’ series, a show made by CG artists, for CG artists. Let’s recap some of our favorite episodes!

JEFF BARTZIS

We had the pleasure of welcoming Senior Concept Artist at Blackbird Interactive, Jeff Bartzis, on one of our first episodes. Listen as Jeff breaks down his professional career, spanning studios from DNEG to Method Studios and Industrial Light and Magic. Learn why Jeff picked up Clarisse, and how it helps him create projects that show off his unique style, including naturalistic landscapes and industrial assets.

AARON SORENSEN

We have also been lucky to welcome VFX Supervisor and Director Aaaron Sorensen of VFX Central as a guest. Go behind the scenes with this self-taught, hugely talented artist to learn more about how he got started in the industry, his upcoming projects, and how he uses Clarisse, along with other CG softwares such as Houdini and Nuke to bring his dramatic, bold style to life throughout his many sci-fi inspired projects.

WATCH EPISODE

WATCH EPISODE

COMMUNITY CORNER


Enjoy our latest Artstation #MadeWithClarisse selection from very talented artists.

 
 
 

 

Until next time,

The Isotropix Team