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Archive for July, 2012

28
Jul

Render Reflections #1

Written by:  Matthew Perrin
Resident Ghost Writer

 

What is art?  Are there certain criteria or rules that an object must meet in order to be considered art?  Very often it seems that art is treated as insular and paradoxical: we devote special instruction to its creation, erect impressive buildings for its display, and spend vast fortunes on its attainment.  And yet, the representation of objective beauty is as elusive as it is alluring.  What one observer may consider to be “whimsical” or “immature” may be deemed “innovative” or “iconoclastic” by a different observer. Read moreRead more

6
Jul

Ectoplasmic Expansion

Written by:  Matthew Perrin
Resident Ghost Writer

 

It may not always be obvious from reading our blog but every employee here at Ghost Productions works diligently to ensure that we produce top-notch medical animation and interactive visual media.  As in many modern offices, much of our work is conducted in quiet solitude, occupied by hours of staring at pixelated desktops filled with digital puzzles that continually challenge and inspire us.  Whatever the nature of those puzzles—drawing, animating, compositing, coding, writing, accounting—our desire to solve them leads us to gradually isolate ourselves from each other.  We are all familiar with this dilemma and, in order to maintain our mental health and team morale, we continually quest for new ways to strengthen our social bonds. Read moreRead more