Author Archives: Shaun Foster

Associate Professor Shaun Foster, Spring 2017 Update

Published: “Unreal Engine 4 Materials Fundamentals by Shaun Foster” March/ April 2017 through Pluralsight, a top publisher of online 3D Training Content.  The content produced consists of series of 30+ videos, with (over) 4 hours of training (plus quizzes and … Continue reading

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3DDD Student Spotlight: Matt Tidridge

3DDD Student Matt Tidridge received an Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar award. Presented to students who have received between a 3.85 and 4.0 GPA while also achieving in other areas. An additional article about Matt’s achievement was featured here For more examples of … Continue reading

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3DDD 2015 Thesis Projects

The year wrapped-up with the 3D Digital Design seniors presenting their the work. Some of the works were from students Deanna Giovinazzo for her work Morphscape, Shinichi Nyugen for his character designs Warrior, Swordswoman, Mage and Beserker: whose works were … Continue reading

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3DDD in ImagineRIT

3D Digital design presented a lot of work at the 2015 ImagineRIT festival! Virtual Arcade: Students from the Real Time Design class (Assistant Professor Shaun Foster) presented their interactive 3D levels. These levels were designed by students combining 3D graphics, … Continue reading

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First Week “100 Hours” Project

3D Digital Design held another “100 Hours, First Week Project” during the first week of Spring semester. Students broke into teams of 10 with each team having students from each level, with Juniors being team leaders.  Students were challenged with … Continue reading

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Project M: Gown Town

This was a multi-department design thought process collaboration.  John Bielenberg and Ryan Clifford facilitated a two day multidisciplinary-design school collaboration for social good, on Oct. 2–4!   Students were challenged to collaborate, generate ideas, problem solve and deliver “big picture” projects … Continue reading

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3DDD Student Focus: Internships Interview

This was a quick interview with 3D Digital Graphics student Nick Miclette.  I asked Nick to share his advice with other 3DDD students regarding internships. Nick, this is your senior year in 3D Digital Graphics.   Nick:  Yes it is! … Continue reading

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Where Augmented Reality, 3D Design and History Combine

A good part of this summer was dedicated to the wrapping up of  “FLIPs Path Through History” augmented reality historical application (now available on the Apple store here).  This project was funded by a grant from Empire State Development In … Continue reading

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3D Digital Design ImagineRIT 2014

3D Digital design was out in force for the 2014 ImagineRIT festival!  We hosted multiple showcases: Projections and Music in 7A-Web Auditorium: VJ projections by Marla Schweppe and Graduate Student Boyang Ma http://www.rit.edu/imagine/planyourday14/exhibit.php?id=335 The Virtual Arcade in 3D Digital Design … Continue reading

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3D Digital Design: First week “SustainIT Project”

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The 3D Digital Design 3DDD department participated in a one week group project involving all years in the program.  Students were randomly grouped into teams of ten with all years from freshmen to senior represented in each team.  Their challenge … Continue reading

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