3d Austin Users Group Meeting
Wednesday, February 25 6:30 pm at
El Mercado, 1702 Lavaca

3d Austin Users Group - Next Meeting – Wed. Feb. 25 at 6:30 at El Mercado’s at 1702 Lavaca, Austin TX.

For February we had lined up two very good presentations.

1. Joe Mandia, presently of Sony On-line Games in Austin, earlier of Los Angeles, CA. is a character animator with great talent.
Joe will talk about the secret techniques that great animators use to make their character come alive with personality.
See Joe’s Filmography

2. Brad Clark, who will be an instructor at the Concept Art/Massive Black workshop in Dallas will give is a sneak peek at the material he will present at this event.

Dallas Texas March 28-31 2009 is hosting our (Concept Art's) latest workshop: Reverie.
The upcoming workshop in Dallas is going to be a big one. ConceptArt.Org has partnered with the AFI film festival, ReelFX, and Massive Black to bring you four days of inspiration, instruction, and raw creative motivation...and plenty of opportunity. I will have more info soon and will be updating this instructor list over the next couple weeks. Can't wait. This list is going to be a long one...so below is the first teaser highlighting some of the pros demonstrating and instructing. And here is the link regarding tuition and more info
(current workshop instructor thread for Dallas.)
past work shop video
About Concept Art

 Image Metrics will not present this month.

Also, Larry Kleinkemper and Brad Clark have been working to modernize and advance our users group. The new name is:
3d Austin (3dAustin.org) and Joe Pizzini is working on the new web site. It is progressing and we are looking for users who are interested in helping with our group.

In the mean time you can still reference past meetings on the old site at: Archive of Previous Events.

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