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Patrick Woo
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Visual effects artist working on TV commercials and Hollywood films, and a composer working on short films, mobile games and original albums.
Visual effects artist working on TV commercials and Hollywood films, and a composer working on short films, mobile games and original albums.

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Python Script: Type Like a Human
Here's my latest fun script. A piece of Python code that aims to emulate a human typing (with sounds too!) This is my first attempt using Python to playback audio files on the computer.

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K-Means Clustering in Maya (Python)
Watch this on Vimeo instead. In this video, I am having a go at implementing a k-means clustering algorithm in Python, inside Maya, all by myself. After I wrote the code, I discovered SciKit Learn python library also has a k-means algorithm. However, there ...

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pymel.core Versus maya.cmds
Is PyMel slower than Maya's cmds module? PyMel is an alternative to Maya's native maya.cmds. It was developed and maintained by Luma Pictures . It is open source, and lives in GitHub here:  https://github.com/LumaPictures/pymel Pymel was so intuitive and su...

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Patrick Woo commented on a post on Blogger.
Thank you for taking the effort to put up this comprehensive chart for comparison! Really appreciate it!

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New Documentary: Hollywood's GreatestTrick
I just became aware of a 2-day old article about a documentary available in full, showing the current situation of visual effects workers in Hollywood's film industry. Hollywood's Greatest Trick It talks about how the industry has been able to continue to r...

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Maya Expressions Part 04 - Twisting Cubes
In Maya Expressions Part 4, we start to use expressions across multiple objects. This results in an interesting rig where the objects driven by expression can arrange themselves in interesting ways. In my set up, every cube has a slight offset in translatio...

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