Recently, I started to take interest in 3D modeling/sculpting purely because of the animated films I have watched and the games that I play. I love the fact that I can bring characters and worlds to life, almost like magic.
Graphics, Modeling, Rendering, Compositing, VFX, beer, and networking. If it involves 3 dimensions, we're down for it. Group is for programmers, modellers, and animators of all kinds. Whether 3D is just hobby, or your day job. All industries welcome: games, VFX, architecture, medical, etc. Also please check out the NURDS blog:3d-nurds.blogspot.com
Our meetups are a chance to talk to other 3D professionals over a drink or two. We usually meet somewhere around the financial district for weekday happy hours.