--- Discreet has announced that Cv3 for MAC will start shipping at the END of JANUARY! the MAC user Patience is rewarded!
--- TWO NEW Combustion Version 3.0 Books have been announced and are headed for the market !
1) The first Cv3 book is from a good colleague and expert, Gary Davis. He has previously mentioned has book at the official Discreet C User Forum - Here is the link to the AMAZON page:
& here are some of the details he has shared with us:
"The Focal Easy Guide to Discreet combustion 3" by Gary M. Davis, Discreet Training Specialist -- Contents:
1. Main UI, Workflow basics and working with footage
2. Compositing in 2D vs. 3D
3. Working with Schematic
4. The Paint Operator
5. The Tracker
6. Selections and Masks
7. Working with Color
8. Chroma Keying
9. Animation and the Timeline
10. A/V Editing
12. Integrated Particle System
13. Rendering and output
Appendix I – Glossary & Appendix II – File formats. incl CD-ROM with exercises.
2) The second new Cv3 book is from Michael "Todd" Petersen and called: Combustion Ground Rules. Tood has written other books, including "3D Studio MAX 3 Fundamentals" & "3ds max 4 Ground Rules." This book, originally announced by Amazon a long while ago, has been delayed due author health problems. But, the book is now finished complete with Combustion 3 info as well as a CD-ROM with exercises in Quicktime MOV format.
Please note that my book "Webwarrior Guide to Cv2" is now sold out.... There are but a few copies left & available for sale at http://www.readit.se
Keep combustin' !