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Wednesday: August 3, 2011

An interesting video showing off the impressive CGI used in Game of Thrones.An interesting video showing off the impressive CGI used in Game of Thrones.

Andy Gavin has written a post with a behind the scenes video from HBO's Game of Thrones depicting how most of the locations are built using modern CGI and clever scouting.  If you've watched the show (and I highly recommend that you do) some of the per-CGI moments in the video may actually take you by surprise, once you see their post-CGI counterparts.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 2:09 PM | Tags (8) | andygavin | cgi | effects | gameofthrones | hbo | series | special | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: April 8, 2010

A collection of twenty-five outstanding Photoshop lighting effect tutorials just for you.A collection of twenty-five outstanding Photoshop lighting effect tutorials just for you.

Yes, this post is just lighting effects galore. you can learn (or attempt to learn) everything from solar eclipse effects all the way over to retro-style Tron grids. End of line.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:11 AM | Tags (8) | lighting | tutorials | photoshop | effects | vandalay | adobe | tricks | tips |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 2, 2010

New study shows that happiness can come with some negative side effects.New study shows that happiness can come with some negative side effects.

Turns out that there is a correlation between your overall happiness and the level of selfishness you exhibit from a result of said happiness. Article covers some tests that were run that show some interesting and unexpected results.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:09 AM | Tags (7) | abc | effects | happiness | negative | psychology | selfish | side |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 20, 2009

Cartoons reimagined in the real world through the realistic eye of Photoshop.Cartoons reimagined in the real world through the realistic eye of Photoshop.

Because life is in fact like a hurricane in Duckburg, with race cars, lasers, aeroplanes - it's a duck blur. You might solve a mystery or even rewrite history. Duck Tales, oo-oo Tales of derring-do (derring?), bad and good luck tales.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 6:40 AM | Tags (7) | cartoons | ducktales | effects | manipulation | photoshop | reality | worth1000 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 145 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

One hundred years of special effects crammed into one five minute YouTube video.One hundred years of special effects crammed into one five minute YouTube video.

Why yes, we've certainly come a long way.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 5:25 PM | Tags (4) | collage | effects | video | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 15, 2009

Twenty-five examples of lighting effects in web design.Twenty-five examples of lighting effects in web design.

A well-rounded list of samples for those looking for a little bit of design inspiration.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:32 AM | Tags (6) | design | examples | lighting | effects | web | inspiration |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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