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Gnomon has introduced a new site called Gnomonology. It contains several short, affordably priced, downloadable video tutorials covering many aspects of 3d and animation. Software covered includes Photoshop, Maya, and 3DSMax. A few of the current videos might be of particular interest to designers looking to improve their 3d skills. Try “Intro to Subsurface Scattering” from Alex Alvarez and “Speed vs Quality in VRay” from Christopher Nichols.

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Of course my first entry has to be about my own tutorial project. For those who have not seen it, I released a DVD through The Gnomon Workshop in early 2006 that taught rendering in Alias StudioTools (now known as Autodesk AliasStudio). It is titled “Product Design Rendering Essentials: Lighting and Shading in StudioTools with Dustin Brown.” Yes, all of that. It is still available from The Gnomon Workshop.

I’ll update with any new/other titles from Gnomon that may be of interest.  There are many…