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  • n. A low-resolution crude render of computer-generated imagery used in CGI production as a check for character and prop positioning and lighting placement. Curved surfaces are rendered as surfaces with low face count, i.e. faceted.


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  • And I know that exact feeling - polish a scene for a few hours, do a playblast, and wonder if it’s any difference.

    Buffing Animation to a High Sheen

  • Adding in all these subtle details takes time, and sometimes I’ll spend a few hours adding something in and when I playblast, I can barely notice it.

    Buffing Animation to a High Sheen


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