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TF/FX Thomas Fitzgerald Design


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An open letter to Apple - Please Save 3D content Creation on the Mac and Support nVidia GPUs

I have been an Apple user as long as I can remember. As a motion graphics artist, the Mac has always been my computer of choice, and I have always fought for getting the various companies I have worked for over the years to properly support and invest in Apple hardware and software. This was particularly challenging when I first started out in 3D. Managers have always been reluctant to use the Mac for 3D applications, especially when I started in the late 90s.

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Abstract Designs

As with many creations, this started out from a series of experiments which kind of snowballed. I was playing around with Maya's MASH system, and I found that I was getting some nice abstract patterns that reminded me of the Sumi-e ink wash painting style. Perhaps not so much in form, but in style, well in a very distant and abstract way. 

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