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Hi5 Furniture Renderings

In 2012, Hi5 Furniture began production on a new full color catalog of their product line. They would use all architectural 3D interior rendering rather than photography, so many unique environments and many detail close-ups would be required. Working with art direction from Iconic Revolution (Chicago), Trinity developed and fine-tuned each unique environment to match […]

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Crafting Animated Backgrounds for FXX’s Archer | Trinity Animation

(As written by Jim Lammers for Animation Magazine, November 2011) ©2011 All rights reserved. Building a Multi-Dimensional Spy’s World Mixing traditional animation with 3D-generated backgrounds allows for cinematic directing in FX’s animated hit series Archer. Super spy Sterling Archer lives in a timeless netherworld that is part 1960s-style cold war and part pop art intermixed […]

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Sunlighten Saunas Product Visualization

This 3D product visualization project for a sauna manufacturer had many goals: a series of stills displaying individual white room “beauty shots” realistic still images depicting the saunas in a variety of popular settings exploded view animations which illustrate specific features built into different locations within the sauna a full presentation on the benefits of far infrared heat and other Sunlighten features. The […]

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Brochure: Aircraft Interiors

DOWNLOAD AIRCRAFT INTERIORS BROCHURE PDF [1.5MB] AIRCRAFT INTERIORS – PHOTOREALISTIC 3D RENDERINGS If you can think it, we can make it. High realism aircraft interiors rendered to your exact specification. Benefits of 3D Renderings Images can show aircraft interiors that don’t exist yet – or you can visualize the future look of a restoration project. Clients […]

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Kansas City Animation Studio Draws Growth

The Kansas City Business Journal wrote a feature on Kansas City Animation Studio Trinity Animation in 2010, discussing the company’s history and recent growth, in a section of the newspaper called “growth strategies.” The feature also touched on recent work for Floyd County Productions in creating background art for their hit series on FX “Archer.” GROWTH […]

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3D Imagery and Rendering Services Brochure

[Download 3D Imagery PDF brochure, 5 MB] Creating 3D Imagery is what we do. Some call it virtual photography or photo simulations. We call it art. We offer the finest production services in photorealistic 3D architectural rendering, animation, industrial design and visualization. We service companies worldwide with top quality  workmanship and second-to-none customer service. Our animators are highly skilled professionals with […]

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Surfacetech 3D Furniture Photography

This is the Training And Conference Catalog created for Surfacetech (a/k/a Surface Technologies Furniture) – a Kansas City based manufacturer of premium design tables. To produce a broad spectrum of furniture photography on a limited timeline and budget, the entire catalog was produced with 3D digital imaging rather than furniture photography. Furniture Photography vs. 3D rendering […]

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Maya 4 Fundamentals book published

Trinity Animation Founder Authors Maya 4 Book Trinity Animation’s president Jim Lammers co-authored this beginner’s book on Alias|Wavefront’s Maya version 4 with Lee Gooding in 2002. Lammers noticed that with the new, free, learning edition from Alias|Wavefront (called PLE for Personal Learning Edition) there would be a lot of interest in using Maya 3D software with little helpful documentation […]

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Starship Troopers and Trinity Animation

The Kansas City Star’s Robert Butler featured Trinity Animation on the front page of the Kansas City Star Arts section for Trinity’s work on the just-released Sony/TriStar film Starship Troopers (wiki). Technical background: With no broadband, it was complicated to work on large files for a far away client. Film was scanned to 2048×1536 TIFF files […]

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3D Studio For Beginners Book Published

Trinity Animation Founder Authors 3D Studio Book Trinity Animation’s president Jim Lammers co-authored this beginner’s book on Autodesk’s 3D Studio version 4 with Michael Todd Peterson in 1995. Partly due to 3D Studio 4 being the last DOS-based version (and the new “3DS Max” requiring Windows NT, a 3D accelerated video card and considerably more resources) this […]

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