History of Computer Animation; Polygons; Nurbs; Rigging; Controlling Distortions; Animation; Pits and Bumps; Painting Your Model; Ray Tracing; Procedural Methods; Referencing; Scenery; Lighting and Cameras; Rendering; Scripting; What Tools to Use; Workflow; Making a Career out of 3D; Appendix: Suggested Reading
Ami has been dabbling in computer graphics since she was a child. She co-founded Geekatplay Studio through which several award winning images and animations were released. In September of 2007, the Geekatplay team started releasing video tutorials for Vue. As well as editing Vladimir's work, Ami developed and recorded a Vue tutorial series for beginners, called Discovering Vue, one of Geekatplay's most popular products. Their tutorials are well known the community for being the most informative and easiest to follow of all the Vue tutorials available. Since then, she has also written several tutorials for 3D World Magazine. A graduate of Orson Scott Card's Literary Bootcamp with published fiction, Ami has a passion for teaching and helping other artists develop their creativity. She brings to the table high end professional writing skills, with a strong emphasis on clarity, keeping interest, and understanding the needs of her audience. She is also the co-author of 'Vue 7: From the Ground Up' which published in May 2009.