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  • New: Autodesk Maya 2019 and Maya LT 2019 Released

    Jan 15, 2019 Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Maya LT, Autodesk Media and Entertainment Collection

    Autodesk had a major update today for Maya with big performance enhancements and improvments animation caching and Viewport 2.0, plus Arnold refinement.

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  • Free Webinars! Calendar updated. #vfx #freewebinar

    Jan 14, 2019 Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams & Businesses - All Apps, Avid Media Composer - Subscription, Avid Media Composer | Legacy

    Can’t keep track upcoming webinars? This page is dedicated to webinars from our vendors that you may want to see. We will update this weekly or as often as needed so bookmark this page.

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  • Webinar: Kubity Pro - The one-click 3D communication tool - January 30th

    Jan 09, 2019 Kubity Pro

    Here’s your chance to learn all about Kubity Pro, the plugin that lets you visualize, explore and present your 3D models on desktop, web, and on mobile devices! This informative webinar is on January 30, 2019 at 10am PST.

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  • Tutorials: 6 New Davinci Resolve 15 Training Videos from Blackmagic Design

    Jan 08, 2019 Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Studio

    Blackmagic Design recently released some new official training videos for DaVinci Resolve. If you’ve been wanting to try out Resolve, there’s no time like right now. This training is taught by media professionals and these videos go pretty deep! They cover managing media, working with audio, 3D and compositing with Fusion VFX, and more.

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  • Freebie: Cinema 4D 3D Model: Lighter from The Pixel Lab

    Jan 04, 2019 The Pixel Lab Classic Furnishings Pack, The Pixel Lab Designers Pack, The Pixel Lab Garage Pack

    Remco and the Pixel Lab have another very cool 3D model. This one is a lighter and comes in 2 versions.

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  • Freebie: 4K Texture Sets from Share Textures

    Jan 04, 2019 Dosch Textures: Road Surfaces, Greyscalegorilla Texture Kit Pro for CINEMA 4D, Motion Squared Fabric Texture Pack

    I know we shared this info back in November of 2018, but since then, Share Textures has added over 80 new textures and updated their previews! Now you have access to 185 free photographic textures, and it’s easier to find what you are looking for.

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  • Sale Extended: Xfrog Holiday Sale Has Been Extended For a Limited Time

    Jan 03, 2019 Xfrog for Cinema 4D, Xfrog for Maya, Xfrog Plants 2D Plants

    You still have time to save big on all Xfrog plants and bundles, including Xfrog for Cinema 4D for only $99!  But hurry, this sale won’t last much longer.

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  • Freebie: 5,000 Free Texture Images from Texture Ninja

    Dec 28, 2018

    3D artist Joost Vanhoutte has created thousands of textures and is offering them for free under a CC0 license, on his Texture Ninja website.

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  • Burning Question: What is a Greeble? Includes Lots of Freebies and Tutorials!

    Dec 26, 2018 Autodesk 3ds Max, Kuroyume Greebler Plug-in for Cinema 4D, MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio

    Today we’re jumping in deep for Freebie Friday to the a fun and useful topic. Greebles. Greebles are really all about faking out your audience! It’s the small details that make something appear to be more complex than it actually is. Greebles are well known in video games and Sci-Fi tv and movies like Battle Star Galactica and Star Wars, where the term was coined. Here’s a bit more about Greebles and a Greeble tools for you to download.

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  • Freebie: Hard Surface Kitbash Model Parts + Tutorial

    Dec 21, 2018 MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio

    Check out this Hard Surface Kitbash created by Eugene Apekin & Oleg Ushenok , with over 300 single objects in 21 mesh groups.  Then watch the tutorial from David Ariew to learn how to use kitbash parts to create a 3D space colony using Octane and Cinema 4D.

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  • Tutorial: Cinema 4D: Paint Roller Painting Surface Tutorial

    Dec 18, 2018 MAXON BodyPaint 3D, MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime

    In this tutorial, C4D artist Niko Schatz explains how to create an animated paint roller, paint included, in Cinema 4D.

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  • Update: Redshift v2.6.30 Available

    Dec 18, 2018 Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Media and Entertainment Collection

    Redshift has announced that build v2.6.30 is now available and brings some great features like PSD layer support for all hosts, a multiShader asset manager update for Cinema 4D, more support for texture baking in Cinema 4D, Xgen Interactive grooming splines for Maya and much more!

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  • Webinar Replay: Chaos Group V-Ray for Unreal

    Dec 18, 2018 Chaos Group V-Ray for Unreal

    If you missed the live webinar in November, you can see it here. Host Simeon Balabanov covers everything from installing the plugin to setting up your project and moving your V-Ray data into Unreal. You’ll also find out the simple techniques which ensure your projects look as good as possible in Unreal.

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  • Tutorial: Cinema 4D/Octane: Abstract Spheres, Lighting and Texturing Tutorial Parts 1 & 2

    Dec 18, 2018 MAXON BodyPaint 3D, MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime

    In this tutorial series, Dave Bergin from CG Shortcuts, goes over the process of creating abstract spheres in Cinema 4D, and the lighting and texturing of those spheres with Octane. It also includes free project files.  And don’t forget, there’s still time to save 25% on Cinema 4D R20!

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  • New: The Pixel Lab Redshift Lighting Essentials for C4D is Now Available

    Dec 14, 2018 The Pixel Lab Redshift Lighting Essentials for C4D

    The Pixel Lab has just released Redshift Lighting Essentials for Cinema 4D, a collection of 10 customizable lighting studios to help you jump start the lighting process in Redshift.

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  • Tutorial: VisDOM VisTitle: 2D path to 3D #gettingstarted

    Dec 12, 2018 VisTitle

    Learn how to transform 2D text and titles into 3D quickly and easily with VisTitle.

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  • Tutorial: Cinema 4D: Demystifying C4D Mograph Shaders Part 1, 2 & 3 | helloluxx

    Dec 11, 2018 MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime, MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio

    Tim Clapham from helloluxx.com takes you through a series of three tutorials to help demystify the Maxon Cinema 4D Mograph shaders.

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  • News: Recommendations for 3D Users - Switching from Mac to PC

    Dec 11, 2018 Greyscalegorilla Complete Suite, MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime

    Nick from Greyscalegorilla is making the switch from Mac to PC. In this podcast, Nick and Chad discuss their needs and options for a new machine for 3D work. They also talk about third-party rendering, CPU vs GPU, and which upgrades are important and which are not.  If you’re thinking of making the switch, you need to watch this video.

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  • New: e-on Subscriptions Now Available

    Dec 04, 2018 e-on Software Creator Solution, e-on Software Enterprise Solution, e-on Software Professional Solution

    e-on Software, the leading developer of solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments, has switched to subscriptions and done a bit of re-branding. Check out their new lineup!

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  • Midweek Motivation: 3D battle: Microsoft Excel VS Maxon Cinema 4D

    Nov 28, 2018 MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime, MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio

    Yep, you heard right. Graphic Designer and self proclaimed “Crazy Illustrator” Alexey Shelkovnikov, pits Excel against C4D to see which gives a more interesting 3D image.  This is hysterical, fascinating and a surprisingly close competition.

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