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Talking Toons Episode 1 – Advanced Toon Shading (Basics 101)

September 23, 2013

It’s Tutorial Tuesday! This is part 1 in a 15 part series called Talking Toons. “Shaders are best used for Props, Particle FX, Organic and Hard Surface Objects, The Relationship Editor’s role, which Lights work best for Toon Shading, Normal Maps, Displacement Maps and the methods we will be using in the following episodes to come.”

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3D Printing with Cinema 4D and Makerbot

3D Printing with Cinema 4D and Makerbot

September 19, 2013

3D printing has become more and more popular these days. Thanks to companies like Makerbot you can purchase your own 3D printer small enough to fit on your desk. In this tutorial we'll show you how to model an alien space craft in Cinema 4D then take it into Makerbot's Makerware software to create a 3D print.
This tutorial was created for the awesome team over at thehivecentral.com – Posted by Ryan Boyle

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Tutorial: Work with New Images in Brushes in Adobe Illustrator CC

August 27, 2013

Rufus Deuchler, Adobe worldwide evangelist, explains how to create a painting with a brush made from a photo to create complex organic designs quickly.

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Tutorial: Speed Up After Effects Rendering Tutorial

August 27, 2013

Welcome to Tutorial Tuesday. AE Tuts+ has a new tutorial on speeding up renders in After Effects.

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CoreMelt SliceX Powered by mocha for FCPX Tutorials

August 26, 2013

We’ve compiled a bunch of SliceX powered by mocha,  tutorials for your learning convenience.  These tutorials will show you how use SliceX with any effect, cut  holes in masks, combine tracking and keyframing and how to combine tracking with stabilization.

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Camera Tracking In AE and C4D – Tracked Ship

August 21, 2013

Chris Martin, Freefxtutorials.com, one of Toolfarm’s affiliates, shows how to motion track footage using After Effects CC’s powerful new camera tracker to get a 3D solution, then send it back to AE for compositing and final render.

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How to Create a Simple Animated Speedometer

August 20, 2013

Learn how to make a simple speedometer using audio controls in Adobe After Effects, with this tutorial from AE Tuts+.

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Maxon Presentations from SIGGRAPH 2013 – Archives Now Available

August 15, 2013

If you didn’t get a chance to watch the livestream from Siggraph 2013, now’s your chance to catch up on the incredible talent shared during the show.

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Why AE Might Be Better Than Photoshop for Tileable Textures

August 12, 2013

Tutorial Tuesday is upon us once again. Frederik Steinmetz at AE Tuts+ explains how to use AE to create tileable textures, using non-destructive Adjustment Layers and Curves to get the correct lighting.

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Simulate a Basic Dilating Iris in Adobe After Effects

Simulate a Basic Dilating Iris in Adobe After Effects

August 12, 2013

Post by Joshua Lester at AEtuts+: “This Quick Tip will show how to manipulate footage of an eye to create the illusion that the Iris or Pupil is dilating. Using the Bulge Effect and simple motion tracking, the final product is quick and demonstrates how to use these simple tools.”

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Cinema 4D Cloth Unroll Effect

Cinema 4D Cloth Unroll Effect

August 12, 2013

Post at Motion Squared: “In this short tutorial, we take a look at how to create a cloth unroll effect /animation using the cloth dynamics tag in Cinema 4D. Enjoy!”

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Export 3D Camera Tracking to Cinema 4D

August 6, 2013

“Imagineer Systems Product Manager Martin Brennand takes you through exporting Camera Solve data from mocha Pro and setting it up inside Maxon Cinema 4D.” – Imagineer Systems

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mocha AE rotoscoping with Mary Poplin

August 6, 2013

In this live demo from Siggraph 2013, imagineer systems product specialist, Mary Poplin, shows you how to cut your roto time in half using mocha AE inside of Adobe After Effects. Simply go to animation>track in mocha AE and follow along with a shot of your choice at home.

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Creating a Disco Party Animation with C4D and After Effects

Creating a Disco Party Animation with C4D and After Effects

August 6, 2013

“In this tutorial you’ll be creating a full motion graphics 3D animation for a disco party. You’ll start by creating some basic models and deforming them. We’ll dig quite deeply in shading to achieve some detailed and organic textures. Finally, we’ll animate all the elements in an attractive way and create a rotating camera to follow the whole scene. We’ll finish up in After Effects where we’ll add some sexiness to the animation.” – Daniel Lorenzo of cgtuts+

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How to Set Up AE for Network Rendering on Multiple Machines

How to Set Up AE for Network Rendering on Multiple Machines

July 22, 2013

“In this tutorial we’ll discuss how to setup a network for multi-machine rendering in After Effects and how we can take advantage of watch folders to help automate the process.” – Post by James Whiffin of Aetuts+

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