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generate unique trees and shrubbery that can be tweaked through editable settings for trunk height, branch density, angle, curl, and dozens if not hundreds of other options. CityEngine uses similar techniques to generate procedural cityscapes. [7] Image Based Modeling Image based modeling is a process by which transformable 3-D objects are algorithmically derived from a set of static two-dimensional images. Image based modeling is often used in situations where time or budgetary restrictions do not allow for a fully realised 3-D asset to be created manually. [7] Perhaps the most famous example of image-based modeling was in The Matrix, where the team had neither the time nor the resources to model complete 3-D sets. They filmed action sequences with 360-
LEARNER GUIDE degree camera arrays and then used an interpretive algorithm to allow for “virtual” 3-D camera movement through traditional real-world sets. [7] 3-D Scanning 3-D Scanning is a method of digitising real-world objects when an incredibly high level of photo-realism is required. A real-world object (or even actor) is scanned, analysed, and the raw data (typically an x, y, z point cloud) is used to generate an accurate polygonal or NURBS mesh. Scanning is often used when a digital representation of a real-world actor is required, as in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button where the lead character (Brad Pitt) aged in reverse throughout the film. [7] Before you go worrying about 3-D scanners replacing traditional modelers, consider for a moment that the bulk of the objects modeled for the entertainment industry have no real-world equivalent. Until we start seeing space ships, aliens, and cartoon characters running around, it's safe to assume that the modeler's position in the CG industry is probably safe. [7]
LEARNER GUIDE Identify appropriate behaviours and attitude Communication The ability to communicate is a vital ladder to all career and personal development. Without sufficient communication skills it is possible that there will be little movement upwards (or increasingly these days, sideways). Communication skills will be critical to any chances you have of gaining, holding and enlarging your client base. [8] Communication is simply the act of transferring information from one place to another. It may be vocally (using voice), written (using printed or digital media such as books, magazines, websites or emails), visually (using logos, maps, charts or graphs) or non-verbally (using body language, gestures and the tone and pitch of voice). [9] Developing your communication skills can help all aspects of your life, from your professional life to social gatherings and everything in between. The ability to communicate information accurately, clearly and as intended, is a vital life skill and something that should not be overlooked. Communication skills are needed to speak appropriately with a wide variety of people whilst maintaining good eye contact, demonstrate a varied vocabulary and tailor your language to your audience, listen effectively, present your ideas appropriately, write clearly and concisely, and work well in a group. Many of these are

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