Monday, July 30, 2007

Alberto Mielgo

Alberto Mielgo lives and works in London. You can find samples of his work published on his website at or on his blogs at

LE CUEILLEUR D’ASPERGES (graphic novel in development)
ALBERTO MIELGO's BLOG (personal work)

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Visual Development/Xiangyuan Jie

Xiangyuan Jie, has been working at the Disney and Fox Feature Animation studios as a background stylist and visual development artist. His screen credits include Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo & Stitch, Brother Bear, Ice Age 2 - The Meltdown.

You can find much more of his visual development work on his blog, including multiple versions of backgrounds, working sketches and color keys.

Xiangyuan Jie's website
and painting blog

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Photosynth at TED Conference

This year Microsoft Live Labs Architect, Blaise Aguera y Arcas spoke at the TED(Technology, Entertainment, Design) Conference in Monterey, CA. Blaise demonstrated Seadragon and Photosynth to an enthusiastic audience and painted a vision for how these technologies will evolve in the months and years ahead. Watch the short video above to see some of the amazing ways these technologies will change the way you interact with your images in the future, and visit the Photosynth site to try the latest collections from the team.

Photosynth is a collaboration between Microsoft and the University of Washington based on the groundbreaking research of Noah Snavely (UW), Steve Seitz (UW), and Richard Szeliski (Microsoft Research).