While going through my access logs I noticed a link from the CarveWright user forums. A user there had posted a tutorial showing how to use Blender for CarveWright patterns. If you don’t know what CarveWright is, it happens to be a bench-top woodcarving machine that automatically mills images into wood based on a 2D height map…
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Over at Blender Nation, Tim Formica has posted his interview with the founders of AnimationMentor.com that took place at SIGGRAPH 2007. This is a 2 part video interview with Bobby Beck and Carlos Baena of Pixar, and Shawn Kelly of ILM. For those who aren’t familiar with Animation Mentor, it is an online school for animation, and all of the instructors work in the industry at places like Pixar, Disney, ILM, Dreamworks, and PDI.
Interview Part 1
Interview Part 2
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