Using Wu Xing as guideline to create CG short film
Savannah, Georgia: Savannah College of Art and Design
Thesis (M.F.A.) -- Visual Effects
Savannah College of Art and Design -- Department of Visual Effects
Bibliography: page 29
"Today's visual effects can easily make photorealistic images that are difficult to distinguish from real scenes. It allows us to achieve that which is impossible in the real world, and only exists in our imagination."
Includes an untitled animated short / a film by Weinan Hu, demonstrating visual effects in computer-generated images of scenes with stylized female portraits that represent the Five Phases of Qi from the Chinese philosophy Wu Xing: water, wood, metal, earth, and fire.
Keywords: Maya, Zbrush, simulation, Houdini, look development
CHAIR: Robertson, Stuart
Fowler, Deborah R.
Valentine, Larry J.
1 text file (thesis) : PDF, 29 pages, illustrations (chiefly color) + 1 animated film (3 min.) : WMV, sound, color with black and white sequences
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