Category: Visual Effects

Wacom: The Hidden Manual

Being relatively active in the #postchat community on Twitter, I had heard a lot of people talk about using Wacom tablets for post-production. I had seen the VFX and Flame artists at my internship with Zoic Studios use them a ton, but I didn’t realize how prevalent they were outside of the VFX industry. You’d…
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#PostDontStop Desktop Backgrounds

In honor of #PostDontStop Day, I was struck by design inspiration (very rare for me) and created a whole batch of minimalist desktop backgrounds for my fellow post-production specialists. There are several variations of each one, including bold and light text, and textless versions if you’d prefer. The background is a nice dark gray for…
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A Post Production Project: Start to Finish

I recently completed a project at my full-time job for KIPP Academy Nashville. I led the project from the initial client meeting to the planning to the shoot to post production, and it was wonderful working with a client that was really making a difference and changing lives, reminding me of the best part of…
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Freebie – Ink Drops

I dabble in a few other things besides color grading: editing, motion graphics, vfx, etc. In working on a recent project, I realized I needed some ink drop elements, and sadly my Video Copilot collection just didn’t quite have what I needed for this specific look. Being the thrifty individual I am, I made my…
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