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VFX Fundamentals: Visual Special Effects Using Fusion 8.0 by Wallace Jackson

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© Wallace Jackson 2016

Wallace Jackson, VFX Fundamentals, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2131-0_6

6. The Foundation of 3D Vector for VFX: Models and OpenGL

Wallace Jackson

(1)Lompoc, California, USA

Now that you have an understanding of the fundamental concepts, terminology, principles, and methods of data footprint optimization for 2D digital imagery, digital audio, digital video, and vector digital illustration new media content for VFX project pipelines, it is time to get into the more complicated area of 3D new media assets that can be used with Fusion’s advanced 3D feature set.

Fusion uses an open source, real-time 3D vector rendering platform called OpenGL, which stands for Open Graphics Library. Unlike SVG, which is relatively simple in comparison with ...

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