RICK RUBIN MOGRAPH BLOG

Google mapping tools have become a staple in news coverage for some time now.  Producers need ways to display critical details on emergency coverage.  I've build a training demo for newsroom staff to...

Want to freshen up the look with a simple tweak? I dug something out of my old bag of tricks and reinvented an old visual effect in VizRT Package.

I have done video-glass compositing for years.  A deca...

My efforts at KGO since 2006, developed a method for coding a smarter interface, saving time by providing preset content.  The long-term development of this User Interface (UI) project yielded a super...

Growing up I was encouraged to use my imagination.  I was given LEGOS™, corrugated cardboard, markers, construction paper, tape, glue and a box cutter.  Well Dad wasn't too cool with my borr...

Logos & Titles That Last?

A colleague approached me one day and asked if I could design a sports league logo for his son's club.  Most of my production career, I've used logos designed by others.  Imme...

Here at KGO-TV, we have a huge LED wall for video behind the news desk in our new studio.  This is a new tool for us.  We're continuing to develop new methods for the best display.  Screen size has pr...

NBA Finals for the third year!  We promote and cheer with various projects around the station.  Lara's talent for chalk drawing caught my eye when she started drawing on a black board here at the stat...

I wanted to place these photos of me at work.  Wayne Freedman, reporter and photographer at KGO shot these with small inexpensive digital camera.

Why these photos are so important to me:

- An honor to h...

Notes in a Tech Artist's sketchbook:

 

I have proposed a creative project to a local support organization.  A wonderful opportunity to record a moment in TNDC organization during the most turbulent of t...

Stop motion animation has been around since the early days of motion film entertainment.  Katie Nestor, my colleague at KGO started this series of stop-motion station identification.  She discovered t...

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