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Brent started his career in 1991 at Alias Research as a lead developer for Maya. In 1998 he moved to the UK and started working for Softimage. He is currently a developer on the UI team working on XSI.



What is Softimage Scaling Anyway?

January 30th, 2006 by Brent McPherson. Viewed 17540 times.

You may not be aware that in XSI scaling is handled differently than in other 3D software packages or perhaps you have encountered situations where scaling a hierarchy did not quite give you the results you were expecting. In this article I crack open the mysteries surrounding Softimage scaling.

3D Flipbook

December 8th, 2005 by Brent McPherson. Viewed 9408 times.

The flipbook is a pretty important tool in XSI for evaluating animation. However, there is another way to playback animation in real-time that you may not know about. Ever wonder what the fast playback option in the display menu does?