Epic Blog

Tips, Tools and Techniques from the epic software group

Mauricio Ramirez and Ted Washington make a guest appearance at the Aveda photo shoot

February 27, 2013 - Once a quarter the wonderful people at The Aveda Institute bring over their graduating cosmetology students to the epic studio to participate in a fashion photography shoot. These students show up with a model and a storyboard concept.  They work with a photographer whose job it is to bring their ideas to life in still images. Usually epic handles the photography for these shoots in house, but this time we received a little help from the outside. Our first guest photographer…

Read More

Epic Acid Test - Zach Murfin

February 6, 2013 - My name is Zach, and I’m a new intern for 3D modeling/texturing/etc. The following is my experience working with 3DS Max to apply to the internship and show epic what I could do. When I showed everyone at epic my work on the day of my interview, I was assigned an Acid Test. An Acid Test is basically an assignment given to demonstrate your skills in your area of study.  My Acid Test was to fully texture a factory model I had made. I was new to 3DS Max (I originally…

Read More

Tagging Along with SilverRock at the Schmidt Tools Video Shoot

January 30, 2013 - Willis, Texas - We had a chance to follow SilverRock Studios around while they shot footage for an instructional video for the guys at Schmidt Tools. The video will outline installation instructions for use with their R.I.P. Steady Rest equipment that they manufacture and sell, from their Willis, TX plant. We will be creating the companion web site for the R.I.P. Steady Rest, so our time was spent taking much needed photos, and picking the brains of Schmidt Tool’s…

Read More

One Successful ISBU (Cargo Container) Project Spawns Another…

December 04, 2012 - Last weekend the epic Creative Co-Op hosted a holiday kickoff party for the Piney Woods branch of the US Green Building Council where they announced details of their new ISBU project which will be built just down the road from our building. Their project will be constructed from 2 cargo containers, and will serve as a demonstration home. The design calls for it to be totally off-the-grid and it will also do double duty as the office of the Piney Woods USGBC Branch. The building…

Read More

Epic software group Selected to Create Animated Logo for 2012 Lombardi Award Broadcast

November 28, 2012 - On December 5th, the 43rd Annual Rotary Lombardi Awards Ceremony will take place on CBS TV, and the animated logo for the show was created by the artists and animators at the epic software group.  The Rotary Lombardi Award is presented annually to the college football lineman — offense or defense — who, in addition to outstanding performance and ability, best exemplifies the discipline of Vince Lombardi.  As the legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers, Lombardi…

Read More