Mitch Myers

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Developing An Eye For lIGHT | Pt. 1

I AM POSITIVE LIGHTING IS MUCH EASIER THAN YOU PROBABLY THINK IT IS! 🙌🙌🙌 SURE, LIGHT IS SOMETHING THAT YOU ARE LIKELY TO FIGHT AGAINST, WHICH IS ENTIRELY TYPICAL. IT SUCKS, I KNOW. LIGHTING WASN’T ALWAYS WHERE I FELT AT HOME. BUT GIVEN HOW ESSENTIAL IT WAS TO MAKING MY TURDS SHINE, I BEGAN TO FOCUS ALMOST ENTIRELY ON UNDERSTANDING THE LINK BETWEEN LIGHT AND MESSAGING. THIS WILL BE A SERIES OF OPINIONS OBVIOUSLY, SO TAKE WHATEVER INFORMATION YOU FIND VALUABLE AND MODIFY IT FOR YOUR OWN WORKFLOW. OH, IT’S ALSO A MULTI-PART SERIES! 😍

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The Truth About Building Story

WHEN IT COMES TO MAKING YOUR WORK STAND THE TEST OF TIME, BUILDING A STORY AROUND IT IS THE BEST WAY TO ENSURE IT’S LONGEVITY. WE ALL KNOW IT, (OR AT LEAST WE SHOULD) AND WE ALL SHOULD IMPLEMENT THEM INTO OUR OWN WORK, (BUT FOR SOME REASON MOST OF US DON’T). BUT WHY IS IT SO SCARY, AND WHY IS IT SO HARD?

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SIGGRAPH 2017 - Creating Cinematic Scenes with volumetrics

In this live presentation from Siggraph 2017, I show how Octane volumetrics can help create amazing cinematic environments. I also show how to achieve cinematic lighting and scene setups utilizing a bit of film theory.  Plus, If you don't know anything about VDB's, then this video is for you!

Step-By-Step - Realistic Planet Atmosphere in C4D / Octane

Here is a lengthy Step-By-Step will all of the nonsense. Follow me as I create a pretty legit Planet Atmosphere from Cinema 4d / Octane Render. It's long, but you may learn something cool along the way. Enjoy!


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Step-By-Step - The Deep Void Collection_ZIMMER

A full-length video of my experimentation process that you can follow, and hopefully learn something from.  This is meant to be a raw look at the process, not a tutorial.  This technique may look difficult at first glance but holy hell its simple as fuck. Have Fun!

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Step-By-Step - The Deep Void Collection_SIX

A full-length video of my experimentation process that you can follow, and hopefully learn something from.  This is meant to be a raw look at the process, not a tutorial.  It's long, but you may learn something cool along the way.  Enjoy!


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