The Creative Soup: Exploring RenderMan Stylized Looks & the Artistic Process
New technology can broaden the horizons of creative expression … but in ways that are not immediately obvious. As artists, how do we discover the potential of new tech? In this talk, Dylan Sisson will share his recent R&D exploration of stylized rendering in Pixar’s RenderMan, and how this new technology brought his interests in illustration, VR sculpting, and physically based rendering all together, in some surprising ways. Embracing randomness was not only a useful ingredient in the process of exploring stylized looks … but turns out to be a generally useful tool for creative discovery.