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Artists can now use Nightshade to fight theft, a tool that corrupts image-generating AI models.

Computer scientists at the University of Chicago have developed a new tool called Nightshade that is meant to “poison” digital artwork, making it detrimental for training image-generating AI models that engage in intellectual property theft, such as DALL-E, Midjourney, and…

Christmas character design challenge: a festive orc – part 2 · 3dtotal · Learn | Create

Introduction Last time we used lines in order to create our orc character, this time I want to start with shapes in order to get our sleigh. We will then take our favorite idea and create a quick 3D model…

A Detailed Look At The Stunning Lighting And VFX Work In Dreamwork’s ‘Orion And The Dark’

It is a dark night of the soul for timid middle-schooler Orion (voiced by Jacob Tremblay) in the Netflix release Orion and the Dark, which hits the platform this Friday, February 2. Adapted by screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and director by…

A Seat at the table

Yesterday’s Comic Strip of the DayIncluded a cartoon that I posted on my Facebook and Xitter page after this week’s New Hampshire Primary: in UW-Parkside Ranger,Somers Wis. Feb. 1988 I’m honored, flattered and accept the mild critique leveled towards it….

Sony Pictures Drops ‘Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire’ Trailer

Sony Pictures’ Ghostbusters: Frozen EmpireBased on the original 1984 GhostbustersThe latest chapter of the franchise is here. Based on the iconic 1984 GhostbustersThe next ghostly adventure, written by Dan Aykroyd & Harold Ramis, will hit theaters on March 22. The…

Watch the Trailer For Busifan’s Chinese Epic ‘The Storm’ Touching Down On English-Language Territories During This Weekend

CMC Pictures will release the animated Chinese epic The StormThis weekend, there are events in the U.S.A., Canada and U.K. as well as Australia and New Zealand. The StormIt is directed Zhigang, also known as Busifan. Zhigang is an indie…

Christmas character design challenge: a festive orc – part 1 · 3dtotal · Learn | Create

PSD assets that will accompany this chapter Introduction In this tutorial we will look at the process of creating a character. We‘ll start by coming up with a concept for the orc, then we‘ll give him a sleigh, and in…

John Bush, Veteran TV Animation Producer, Dies At 69

John Bush is an Emmy Award-winning Producer of The SimpsonsWith dozens of credits under his name, he died of B cell lymphoma on Thanksgiving Day 2023. Bush’s career spanned over three decades, during which he worked on a vast range…

Tempest in a Teapot Domes

The Harding Teapot Dome Scam broke out in January, 1924. It’s time to take our Graphical History Tour and break out the cartoons. Daniel Fitzpatrick, No caption St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jan. 28, 1924 If I had a dime for every…

Podcast EP 239: Andrew Chesworth Gives a Budget Breakdown Of ‘The Brave Locomotive’

Check out Terry Ibele’s Animation Industry Podcast, featuring a new podcast every week focusing on the stories of today’s animation professionals – how they got to where they are and what they learned along the way. The podcasts now contain 239…