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Maya Monday

Make a Jurassic World Dinosaur in Maya + Pixologic™ ZBrush® #MayaMonday

May 20, 2019

Soni Kumari at CG Tuts has put together an amazing 7 part series on making a hulking, bipedal T-Rex dinosaur with Maya and ZBrush. For fun, I’ve thrown in some interesting T-Rex facts along the way. For example, the T-Rex may be the most famous dinosaur, but scientists believe that it was actually an invasive…

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Maya Monday

Maya Monday: Useful Scripts & Tools

May 13, 2019

A few useful scripts and tools can really help speed up your workflow. These scripts and tools automate time-consuming tasks, in particular. Free Useful Script Automatically Finds Hard Edges In Maya Lester Banks posted this free and definitely script last week that comes from Play Creative. It saves you time by automatically selecting hard edges….

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In Depth Network Rendering Render Farm Distributed Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

May 10, 2019

The idea of network rendering is to distribute your render over a network, or farm, of computers, to speed up your render times.

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Cinema 4D industrial tutorial roundup

Cinema 4D Industrial Tutorial Roundup #TutorialTuesday

May 7, 2019

Cinema 4D Industrial Tutorial Roundup with tutorials on modeling, rigging, and texturing for things like car parts, tool parts, machine parts, and more. 

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Maya Monday

Maya Monday: V-Ray Next for Maya Tutorials

May 6, 2019

V-Ray Next for Maya Tutorials! V-Ray Next for Maya brings speed, quality, power, creative control and smart integrations to your workflow. 

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Using FumeFX 5 VDB caches with V-Ray Next, Redshift renderers

April 30, 2019

Sitni Sati has a new FumeFX tutorial that came out yesterday about VDB caches. Centrally, they explain how to export cache files to OpenVDB (.vdb) format. These files include FumeFX grid transformations, and in the end, this information will be used by the VRayVolumeGrid and Redshift Volume to properly position volumetrics to the exact same…

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Maya Monday

Hidden Maya Tricks to Speed Up Your Workflow #MayaMonday

April 29, 2019

These are not necessarily hidden but often overlooked by artists, even those artists who have been using Maya for years. Get out your notebooks and pens!

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3 U-RENDER Quick Tips

April 24, 2019

U-RENDER is one of the newer renderers available for Cinema 4D, and furthermore, it’s 10% off at Toolfarm through April 30, 2019.

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Cinema 4D: Blueprint Style Renders with Sketch & Toon

April 23, 2019

In this tutorial, EJ from eyedesyn shows you how to use Sketch & Toon in Cinema 4D to create a blueprint style render.  And he even tells you the tricks to prevent annoying line flickering in Sketch & Toon renders.

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Maya Monday

Maya Monday: Destructing Elements with Pulldownit (Part 12 is New)

April 22, 2019

Envato’s CGI Tuts+ has a multi-part series from Uriel Deveaud named “Destructing Elements in Maya With PullDownIt”. Pulldownit is a dynamics solver which allows digital artists to quickly simulate fractures and cracks in models, as well as massive rigid bodies simulations.

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Andrew Kramer at the Maxon Booth, NAB 2019

Maxon Cinema 4D NAB 2019 Live Stream Videos

April 16, 2019

If you missed the Maxon Cinema 4D NAB 2019 live stream last week or you were at the show, watch it all now! There is loads of inspiring work and lots of great tips on improving your workflow.

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The Arnold GPU public beta

Maya Monday: The Arnold GPU Public Beta with Arvid Schneider, Greyscalegorilla

March 25, 2019

The Arnold GPU public beta last week, with the release of Arnold v5.3. Arnold GPU gives artists the ability to switch between CPU and GPU rendering easily.

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How to Use Substance Materials in Revit 2019

March 20, 2019

Revit 2019 allows for a beautiful workflow between Revit and Substance. Learn how to make your architecturally rendered scenes look more realistic.

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Pixar RenderMan 5-Part Tutorial Series

March 12, 2019

Visual effects artist Rusty Hazelden has released an in-depth 5 part RenderMan tutorial series on YouTube. The Art of RenderMan Volume 1 provides an introduction to Pixar’s RenderMan for Maya.

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Fresh Prince of Arabia Cheap Tricks

Fresh Prince of Arabia, Cheap Tricks | Red Giant

March 5, 2019

In this episode, Fresh Prince of Arabia, Hashi from Action Movie Kid takes you on a magical journey into the uncanny valley as he shows you how to recreate Will Smith’s Genie from the new Aladdin trailer. With the help of some special guests along the way, you’ll learn about working with and animating 3D…

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