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Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,313
Posted By thomasp
there seems to be a limit to polygon counts that...

there seems to be a limit to polygon counts that make sense with the toolsets of today even if your engine could drive them.
managing and modifying geometry just becomes such a hassle when the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By thomasp
hmmm, sens-able. that was a thing 10 - 15 years...

hmmm, sens-able. that was a thing 10 - 15 years ago. then zbrush happenend. :)
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,151
Posted By thomasp
'all platforms except PC' should ensure enough of...

'all platforms except PC' should ensure enough of an internet outrage. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,799
Posted By thomasp
pretty california-centric but might be of...

pretty california-centric but might be of interest: as part of the recent sony pictures hack, among the leaked data was a report called "2014 Croner VFX Animation & Games Industry Wages".
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Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By thomasp
i'd think any larger studio - certainly the ones...

i'd think any larger studio - certainly the ones i was at - would discourage that. it raises red flags for possible licensing term violations with IT for starters. i'd imagine most places would...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,151
Posted By thomasp
i think if you guys had just left your employer...

i think if you guys had just left your employer out of your signature, your posts would have attracted far less attention from lurkers. now in that article it all sounds like official statements. and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,636
Posted By thomasp
since the website is kinda slow right now just...

since the website is kinda slow right now just wanted to ask here what those 49 dollars (euros?) would get me? would that be a version of painter suitable for commercial use as a freelancer?
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,286
Posted By thomasp
sounds like you'd be better off posting something...

sounds like you'd be better off posting something this specific into a hardware focused forum, asking for help. tomshardware, arstechnica, some over-clocker one?

here's hope you have a backup...
Forum: Technical Talk 12-15-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By thomasp
one method is to switch the mapping of these keys...

one method is to switch the mapping of these keys but that would affect the entire system. if that's acceptable then you can do it through system preferences -> keyboard -> special keys (loosely...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 842
Posted By thomasp
OSX would be my main reason to stick with the mac...

OSX would be my main reason to stick with the mac personally as a matter of OS preference and i also find it an excellent choice for laptop use since it is so tuned to the MBP hardware but then i...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 842
Posted By thomasp
MBP's regardless of GPU option will be able to...

MBP's regardless of GPU option will be able to power a second (and third?) screen. what i meant was that if you go with a dedicated GPU model you can ONLY connect external screens through that, so...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 842
Posted By thomasp
hey thanks for the compliments lukas, always...

hey thanks for the compliments lukas, always appreciated. :)

as for GPU power on the MBP look for 3D benchmarks. i think the newer integrated stuff from intel is actually quite capable and should...
Forum: Marmoset 12-12-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,833
Posted By thomasp
merge scene would actually be really useful as...

merge scene would actually be really useful as long as it opens a window where you can select which elements you want merged.
Forum: Marmoset 12-12-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,833
Posted By thomasp
here's one that i suppose may have come up...

here's one that i suppose may have come up already but it's a pretty basic workflow issue for a team - you have your scene all setup, then the lead passes on a new scene file with changed lighting...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 842
Posted By thomasp
the fans on full blast issue remains, yes. you...

the fans on full blast issue remains, yes. you can reduce number of threads in zbrush and that calms it down but also affects performance.

speaking from experience with pre-retina MBP's i would...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By thomasp
it's been a while since i used it but it struck...

it's been a while since i used it but it struck me as a an app requiring a quite slow, diligent way of working. (at least a year ago) it could only do projection painting, did not work well with...
Forum: Marmoset 12-10-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By thomasp
choose detail normal map as an option from the...

choose detail normal map as an option from the surface tab. the weight map controls its visibility.
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,151
Posted By thomasp
indeed does sound low but perhaps that's just the...

indeed does sound low but perhaps that's just the base forms and they overlay masked detail maps. i know i would. crazy video btw. great work.

mat - do you get deja vu like i do from seeing drake?...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,043
Views: 232,760
Posted By thomasp
does blender have features to edit and store...

does blender have features to edit and store vertex normals, multiple UV-sets and mesh triangulation on quads? does it allow to copy/transfer/project mesh attributes?
indispensable stuff in my...
Forum: Technical Talk 12-04-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By thomasp
you probably need to insert a few seconds of...

you probably need to insert a few seconds of pause between stopping and starting the service for it to work properly. wait, sleep - not sure what the command is called for .bat files but google...
Forum: Technical Talk 11-28-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,274
Posted By thomasp
alternative tool:...

alternative tool: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896768

while you're at it, you might want to remap the default directory zbrush wants to save subtools and projects in. if...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,999
Posted By thomasp
plenty of bargains to be had....

plenty of bargains to be had. (http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/nov/28/black-friday-sales-police-attend-supermarkets-amid-scuffles)
;)
Forum: Technical Talk 11-27-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,409
Posted By thomasp
cheers for the swift response! 14.04 it is indeed.

cheers for the swift response! 14.04 it is indeed.
Forum: Technical Talk 11-27-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,409
Posted By thomasp
looking good! are there any ubuntu PPA's for...

looking good! are there any ubuntu PPA's for these development builds? also what are the OS version requirements for OSX?
Forum: Technical Talk 11-26-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By thomasp
i guess max still has the upper hand with the...

i guess max still has the upper hand with the shell modifier to give one-click thickness to geometry - and of course the modifier stack. couldn't imagine working without that one to be honest.
the...
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