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Geometric Sci-Fi Environment in Maya

Geometric Sci-Fi Environment in Maya

July 25, 2014

Learn how to make a Sci-Fi environment with a geometric look, in Maya with this detailed tutorial from FlippedNormals. In this tutorial, FlippedNormals used a set of VRay scripts that they made, which you can download for free here:  VRay Scripts

FlippedNormals are two enthusiastic guys, Henning Sanden and Morten Jæger, who want to share their knowledge with as many people as possible. They both enjoy teaching people how to achieve better and faster results with the work they are doing.

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Creating an Island Environment in Blender

Creating an Island Environment in Blender

July 25, 2014

This is a 3 part tutorial on how to create an island environment using Blender 2.6 and Chaos Group V-Ray.  It’s a long and complicated process, but the end result is stunning!

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Lightwave to Faceshift and back

Lightwave to Faceshift and back

July 25, 2014

3D Artist Fabio Annunziata shows how to animate a LightWave model in FaceShift and bring it back into LightWave!

In this tutorial, Fabio Annuiziata gives you a thorough explanation of how to:

  • set up a model with all the morph you need to be used in faceshift
  • import a custom model into faceshift
  • perform a face track
  • use this animation back in LightWave

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Making Asteroids in 3ds Max with Sitni Sati AfterBurn

Making Asteroids in 3ds Max with Sitni Sati AfterBurn

July 25, 2014

We promise… the asteroids you are about to learn how to make look a whole lot better than the asteroids in the classic video game!

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Choosing the Correct Focal Length for Cinema 4D Cameras

Choosing the Correct Focal Length for Cinema 4D Cameras

July 25, 2014

When Nick Campbell posts a tutorial then you know it’s bound to be gold. Check this one out that discusses different focal lengths and their primary uses!

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Subdivision Modeling to Model an Armchair

July 15, 2014

Learn how to use Subdivision Modeling to create a rather plush armchair using MAXON CINEMA 4D.

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It’s Paper from Pingo van der Brinkloev with a Bonus Tutorial

June 24, 2014

Here’s some Midweek Motivation for you. Pingo creates amazing folded paper animation in CINEMA 4D.

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3D CAMERATRACKER Plug-in Tutorial by The Pixel Lab

3D CAMERATRACKER Plug-in Tutorial by The Pixel Lab

June 10, 2014

Joren from The Pixel Lab shows the workflow of working with footage tracked with The Foundry’s CAMERATRACKER in After Effects and then bringing that footage into MAXON CINEMA 4D. 

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Creating Custom Bevels in Zaxwerks 3D ProAnimator and 3D Invigorator Pro

Creating Custom Bevels in Zaxwerks 3D ProAnimator and 3D Invigorator Pro

June 9, 2014

From the creative minds at Zaxwerks comes a wonderful tutorial showing how easy it is to create your own custom bevels in 3D ProAnimator and 3D Invigorator Pro.  This tutorial teaches you how to utilize the Profile Editor to create and edit bevels. You will also learn how to customize 3D Text and vector shapes.

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Model A Microphone with A Wire Mesh Texture in Cinema 4D

June 3, 2014

In this Greyscalegorilla tutorial by Chris Schmidt, he will show you how to uses dynamics, modeling, and texturing to create a 3D microphone in Maxon Cinema 4D.

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Create a Fireball with Autodesk 3Ds Max and Sitni Sati FumeFX

May 27, 2014

Vikrant Dalai explains how to make a fireball with a smoke trail for use in your space war film, video game or dinosaur extinction recreation documentary.

Vikrant says: “In this tutorial, I'll show you how I created this fireball with the help of 3ds Max and the FumeFX Plugin. There are different types of techniques we can use to make this effect in FumeFX – e.g. Simple Sources, Object Sources, Particle Sources, etc. But this time we will use a Simple Source. And for this purpose we are going to use three different Simple Sources, some standard lights (Target Spot & Omni), and the default Scanline Renderer.”

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Use The Matrix Object In Cinema 4D to Sculpt Dynamically with Particles

May 27, 2014

In this tutorial Günter Nikotin shows how you can sculpt particles using the matrix object in Maxon Cinema 4D.

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CINEMA 4D Acid Effect (Sticky Liquid)

CINEMA 4D Acid Effect (Sticky Liquid)

May 21, 2014

Ben Watts of Ben Watts Design shows how to make some icky viscous liquid using X-Particles and CINEMA 4D. 

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Render an Abstract Low Poly Look in C4D – Greyscalegorilla

May 6, 2014

Nick Campbell of Greyscalegorilla creates an artistic low poly look based on color image refractions on transparent objects –  inspired by Justin Maller’s Facets renders.

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Import 3D OBJ Models into After Effects in 3 Steps

May 6, 2014

Alex over at Zaxwerks hosted a recent tutorial thats getting a lot of attention. In it he uses ProAnimator to move 3D OBJ models into Adobe After Effects in a few simple steps!

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