Entries by Ronald Fong

The Art Director’s Role in a CGI Creative Studio

Bridging the Gap between Vision and Execution In the rapidly evolving landscape of digital art and design, CGI (Computer-Generated Imagery) art direction has emerged as a prominent and transformative discipline. With its unique characteristics and capabilities, CGI art direction sets itself apart from traditional film art direction and creative agency’s art direction. In this blog […]

Stable Diffusion in Houdini

MLOPs – Machine Learning Operators Some wonder(ful) humans developed this Houdini plugin that allows us to use Stable Diffusion directly in Houdini! Made some renders from the generated point cloud! MLOPs makes the whole process so convenient and opens up so much possibilities! I just want to share that I did run into VRAM issues […]

10 cool tricks in Maya

In this video, I explain some of the time-saving tricks in Maya that I kind very useful for my CGI work. There’s a lot in there that I think can save you some time too. On top of this list, there’s a fairly hard-to-explain MMB trick in the Maya timeline when animating, and that shall […]