Research (Part 2) The infamous Utah Teapot and it’s Role Played in 3D Graphics History

You may have noticed in the 3D visualization world there has always been teapots used to test renders or textures. A teapot also made a cameo appearance in Pixar’s Toy Story movie in the tea party scene.

…A teapot primitive is considered the equivalent of a “hello world” program, as a way to create the easiest 3D scene with a somewhat complex model acting as basic geometry reference for scene and light setup…

taken from ‘All Things Autodesk + Technology’ Shaan Hurley

http://autodesk.blogs.com/between_the_lines/2011/01/the-infamous-utah-teapot-and-its-role-played-in-3d-graphics-history.html

See article ->From Polygons to Voxels to LEGO : A Utah Teapot

http://www.kellbot.com/2010/05/from-polygons-to-voxels-to-lego-a-utah-teapot/

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