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Charcoal Editor Released

After many months in development, Charcoal Editor has been released and is available now.

Charcoal Editor is a plug-in for Maya designed to replace the aging script editor. Created to meet the needs of Maya TDs and tools developers, Charcoal includes the major functionality of Maya's script editor and adds the features professional developers depend on.

Charcoal Editor is available for Maya 2011-2013 (Windows and Linux) and Maya 2012-2013 (OS X).

Blue Pencil Update

Version 1.03

An update for Blue Pencil is now available.

Included in the version 1.03 update is the official Linux release, performance improvements, several new user configuable options and a couple of minor bug fixes.

See the release notes for full details.

Blue Pencil Update

Version 1.02

An update for Blue Pencil is now available.

Version 1.02 brings with it several new features including a customizable color palette and a floating viewport for displaying thumbnails/reference while animating.

Watch the preview now!

Blue Pencil Released

After many months, Blue Pencil has been released and is available now.

Blue Pencil is a Maya plug-in that allows 2d drawing directly on the viewport. It is a multi-purpose tool that can be used as a grease pencil for planning, annotation and illustration. Animators can use if for thumbnailing, rough blocking and arc tracking directly in Maya. Additionally, it may be used for shot reviews, video tutorials and screencasting.

Get it today!