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April

4k Tank Test

April 19, 2018

Douglas Evans

I’ve been considering an upgrade to my existing camera set up and contemplating shooting more in 4K, which has a variety of advantages despite the bigger file size. One of the cameras I have been contemplating is the Pansonic GH5s, which shoots in 4:2:2 V-Log, and gives more control when colour correcting. Before I acquire

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Export from Syntheyes to Blender Tutorial

April 4, 2018

Douglas Evans

It turns out that exporting a motion tracked camera solve from Syntheyes to Blender and getting it working is quite easy – once you know what to do. Originally when I was trying to figure this out, the process was anything but clear. Now that I’ve put both together a Combined Arms Demo Video and

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February

Combined Arms Motion Tracking and Compositing

February 22, 2018

Douglas Evans

A key part of The Imperials has always been integration of 3D models into live action footage. This was most evident in Episode 4 Armour where the Imperials brought out new armoured vehicles to test them. Future Imperial episodes will continue to build off this, with two more in the works that require 3D weapons. However

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January

3D Weapons of the Empire

January 7, 2018

Douglas Evans

Late 2017/Early 2018 was a productive time for me with 3D work, as I gradually converted my existing Imperial tanks and armored vehicles from Maya to Blender after I spent so much time learning how to use Blender 3d. The results have been very satisfying, not only are all the meshes and materials setup in

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December

Making the move to Blender

December 27, 2017

Douglas Evans

Over 10 years ago I started learning how to do 3D modelling and animation at high school, with Alias Maya 7. The program has come a long way since those days and so have I – and so has the cost of it. I desire to try to make some money with my 3D skills,

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The Imperials – The First Episodes

January 20, 2017

Douglas Evans

It’s been sometime now since the first episodes went out, much has happened in that time. The Impercar Youtube channel is growing, even if it’s not rocket growth it is still great to see that people are taking an interest in the work that has been done. To my surprise though the Impercar Instagram account is

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September

The Imperials – A New Series

September 28, 2016

Douglas Evans

Today marks the beginning of a new venture for Impercar, the release of the web series The Imperials, a story about a new power growing quietly in the world with ambitions to rule of the planet, but unknown to the rest of humanity. That is until one hiking girl makes a discovery that has deep

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