‘Art of Community’ is a new book currently being written by Jono Bacon. Its a book detailing the many areas ofÂ communities which follow ‘Every software project, online site, or company’ and how to build a strong community. The book is relevant to Blender as Ton Roosendaal has recently contributed some interview content.
I put together a video tour of the SIGGRAPH 2008 Expo and some of the electronic art to try a give those of you who have never experienced SIGGRAPH a taste of it. The Expo is like a one giant collage of colors and sounds of technology. A place where art and technology collide. The video opens with a walk through some of the vendor exhibits in the early morning before most of the people arrive. It later then comes alive with the buzz of the exhibitors and attendees followed with some of the art.
What is a Wixel?
This year the topic is wide open, and the freedom belongs to you the artists…. There is just one catch.
Rocketman has been working lately on an impressive online comic using Blender and several other open source programs. The comics follow a small group of robots, throughout several humorously entertaining sketches.