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The Earbuds – Rhino 6 Style

The Earbuds – Rhino 6 Style

May 8, 2018

Learn how to create earbuds in Rhino in this in-depth tutorial from Kyle Houchens and Mary Fugier of Robert McNeel and Associates.

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Cinema 4D Octane Tutorial: Dramatic Lighting Tip

Cinema 4D Octane Tutorial: Dramatic Lighting Tip

May 1, 2018

Joren at The Pixel Lab has a C4D quick tip for creating dramatic, moody lighting using the Octane for C4D Daylight Tag, plus what to do when your HDRI doesn’t show up when using the tag.

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Cheap Tricks – It’s Wrinklin’ Time (VFX tutorial)

Cheap Tricks – It’s Wrinklin’ Time (VFX tutorial)

April 30, 2018

Daniel Hashimoto (creator of Action Movie Kid) walks through how to re-create some of the VFX and motion graphics from “A Wrinkle In Time, with special guest Lyric Wilson, who played Young Meg in the film. 

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cebas finalRender trueHybrid: How to use Image Based Lighting to illuminate a scene

cebas finalRender trueHybrid: How to use Image Based Lighting to illuminate a scene

April 10, 2018

In this live stream recording, Edwin Braun talks about how to use Image Based Lighting to illuminate a scene in finalRender. And he explains the use of HDRI files and why some HDRI files are better than others, with reference to RGB colors, and more.

 

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Maya + Python

Maya + Python

March 26, 2018

Knowing a bit of Python scripting and how to use Python scripts can really help your workflow in Maya. Here are a few resources for you.

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Cinema 4D Advanced Octane Shaders parts 1 & 2

Cinema 4D Advanced Octane Shaders parts 1 & 2

March 26, 2018

David Ariew of arievvisuals.com shows how to make some glass textures with dust, complete with lots of tips and tricks. This tutorial is a must-see if you’re new to or just getting comfy with Octane in Cinema 4D.

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Procedural Shading with Maya & V-Ray

Procedural Shading with Maya & V-Ray

March 26, 2018

Michael Cauchi takes you through a 9 step process to using V-Ray and Maya to generate reusable assets and perfect your texturing workflow in Maya.

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5 Tutorials about Creating Glass in Maya with Arnold’s aiStandardSurface

5 Tutorials about Creating Glass in Maya with Arnold’s aiStandardSurface

March 26, 2018

There have been multiple times in my career when I’ve been asked to create glass, whether it be for a product video, or for motion graphics with a logo in glass, or for visual effects where I’m turning a person into glass. The important thing is to make the reflections look natural.

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Medical Animations & Tutorials Roundup for Maya, Cinema 4D, After Effects

Medical Animations & Tutorials Roundup for Maya, Cinema 4D, After Effects

March 26, 2018

The human body is still such an enigma and there are so many technical, yet beautiful, 2D and 3D animations that help to visualize those microscopic mysteries. We had a question about some methods of creating cells and other microscopic elements. First, we have some gorgeous examples to inspire you, followed by a few tutorials for various host applications.

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How Physically Based Rendering Shaders Work

How Physically Based Rendering Shaders Work

March 26, 2018

There are several tutorials here. In the first, Meghdad Asadi breaking down how Physically Based Rendering shaders (PBR) work in a render engine. The second is an excerpt from the Maya 2018 Essential Training from Linkedin Learning. In the third, Arvid Schneider talks about setting up shaders in Arnold.

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Looping Waves with LightWave 3D

Looping Waves with LightWave 3D

March 26, 2018

If you’re like me, dreaming of warm weather and beaches, this tutorial is tempting! Simon Smalley created this lovely animated scene in LightWave 3D, and rendered in Octane, and he explains how he did it!

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Silverwing Training: Subsurface Scattering for Octane

Silverwing Training: Subsurface Scattering for Octane

March 26, 2018

Paul from The Rusted Pixel recommended this tutorial from Raphael Rau to get yourself acquainted with Subsurface Scattering. (Scroll down the page to watch tutorial)

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Working with Arnold AOV’s in After Effects

Working with Arnold AOV’s in After Effects

March 26, 2018

Maghdad Asadi has a new overview video on working with passes (AOVs) from Arnold in After Effects.

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Bao Layer Sculptor for After Effects

Bao Layer Sculptor for After Effects

March 26, 2018

Draw a mask exactly where you need it and warp it with perfect precision. Plus, there’s a tutorial showing you how to use Layer Sculptor in After Effects.

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ProRender for Cinema 4D

ProRender for Cinema 4D

March 26, 2018

You have so many choices in renderers these days and GPU rendering is a favorite lately. ProRender, and developed by AMD, and is the new Open CL-based GPU/CPU-based rendering engine, now built right into Cinema 4D R19. Here’s everything you need to know to get you started with ProRender.

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