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CG 101: A Computer Graphics Industry Reference

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CG 101: A Computer Graphics Industry Reference

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  • Copyright 1999
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7357-0046-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7357-0046-8

CG101 is the first comprehensive resource guide written in plain language for all levels of computer graphics users. It is also the first and only detailed behind-the-scenes history about the people and companies that have formed today's industry. Hundreds of contributors and in-depth interviews give a never-before-seen look into the earliest years of CG right up to present day. In addition to the historical perspective, CG 101 includes detailed tips and tricks, demo reel guidelines and CG job descriptions to help those looking to get into the business. The hundreds of software tool descriptions all have extensive contact information, including Web addresses and phone numbers for easy reference.


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Table of Contents

 1. Color and Light.

 2. Painting and Graphic Design.

 3. Modeling.

 4. Animation.

 5. Rendering.

 6. Compositing.

 7. Input & Output.

 8. Historically Significant Companies.

 9. Programming & Mathematics.

10. Basic & Miscellaneous Terms.

11. Computer Graphics Time Line.

Appendix A: Frequently Asked Questions about CG.

Appendix B: Computer Graphics Job Descriptions.

Appendix C: Previsualization.

Appendix D: Scanimate.


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