Unity recently published The complete overview of Unity toolsets and workflows for technical artists, an ebook summarizing many Unity technologies and concepts directly relevant to creating animated videos. (This is not its sole focus, but its a fantastic introductory overview to get into all the concepts and terminology.) It covers topics such as It is … More New Unity ebook on Workflows for Technical Artists
I am using Unity Sequences to create a cartoon series (slowly). It is probably more accurate to say I am learning the technology to create such a series as so far I have spent more time on technology than delivering results! But getting closer. One problem I came across was how to split a Unity … More Splitting a Master Sequence between Scenes in Unity
The following is how I upgrade my 2021.2.0b5 projects to 2022.1.1f1 (my new baseline version). I am doing this as there have been a number of relevant fixes/improvements in Sequences and HDRP that I want to take advantage of. (2022.2 looks interesting as well as there appears to be a new water rendering system built … More Unity Built in Render Pipeline to HDRP Upgrade Instructions
What are the normal stages in creating an 3D animated video? There are variations depending on whether you are doing a full length movie, a short film, a TikTok video, or (as in my case) a motion web comic series, but there is more in common than is different. So here are the phases of … More My Stages of Animation Production using VRoid Studio and Unity
As a content creator, how can you efficiently turn your creativity into something you can share with others to enjoy? I ask this question of myself as I don’t think I am there yet, but I found episode 17.8 of the Writing Excuses podcast , The Alchemy of Creativity an interesting step on this journey. … More Find your own best practices for efficient content creation
I am having a go at a 3D animated comic series. I am getting closer, getting the ground work out of the way (e.g. https://twitter.com/xordinary99/status/1344592878509572096?s=21). But wow, how hard it is to create a good result! Since this is a hobby, I take lots of short cuts to save time and use free tools as … More Creating your own animation teaches greater appreciation for the experts!
This post provides a list of my blog posts related to VRoid Studio and Unity for creating animations (movies, short cartoons, etc). I will come back and add links to new posts here as they are available. Welcome Posts Setting the scene: VRoid + Unity for animated cartoons. My motivation for working on these blog posts. … More VRoid Studio and Unity Posts
In this post I give an overview of how to install VRoid Studio and Unity. Both products have installation instructions that I recommend you read though as details can change from time to time. My goal in this post is to give an overview. Let’s start with the easy one: VRoid Studio. Installing VRoid Installing … More Installing VRoid Studio and Unity