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3D Rendering (120 Tutorials)

In Depth 3D Renderers

In Depth: 3D Renderers (Updated 4 December 2019) #3drenderer

December 4, 2019

There are so many renderers available out there, and how does an artist know what to choose? Although they really do the same thing, they work differently and have different results. Here is a breakdown of what the different renderers offer, not reviews, so you can decide which renderer is right for you.

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Create Hair and Fur with Maya, XGen, and More... Plus Freebies

Maya Monday: Create Hair and Fur with Maya, XGen, and More… Plus Freebies

November 11, 2019

Learn about creating hair / fur with Maya using XGen, and working with V-Ray Next for Maya and Corona Renderer in Maya. Get Shave and a Haircut for free!

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3d renders look fake tutorial

Why Your 3D Renders Look Fake – 5 Tips

September 24, 2019

Designer Darren Thomas explains why your 3D renders look fake and offers 5 tips to improve realism. Perfection is your enemy, and technology will only get you so far, as real life is messy and imperfect.

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In Depth Network Rendering Render Farm Distributed Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

September 11, 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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chaos cloud tips & tricks tutorial

Chaos Group: Chaos Cloud Tips & Tricks – How to prepare a scene for production rendering

September 4, 2019

In this tips & tricks tutorial, you will discover the best ways to prepare a scene for production rendering with Chaos Cloud.

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Arnold + Maya Tutorial Round Up

Arnold + Maya Tutorial Round Up #MayaMonday

August 26, 2019

Arnold + Maya go together like chips and salsa, or rice and beans! Today we’re rounding up some tutorials for Arnold and Maya.

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Texture Baking 3d-io flatiron

Texture Baking with FlatIron using Corona Renderer

August 20, 2019

This new tutorial from 3d-io Plug-ins goes over all aspects of multiple objects or full scene texture baking using Flatiron for 3ds Max.

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V-Ray for Houdini tutorial

V-Ray for Houdini: Introduction + Batch Rendering + Using Python HOU

August 20, 2019

Here’s a couple of tutorials to get you up and running with V-Ray for Houdini quickly. The introduction covers the basic startup and UI integration, the next tutorial teaches you how to start a batch render, and finally you will learn how to use the Python Hou module .

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common USD Maya Monday

The Common USD Plug-in for Maya #MayaMonday

August 19, 2019

Autodesk is working with Animal Logic, Luma Pictures, and Pixar to combine all the Maya USD projects into a common USD integration in Maya. Coming soon!

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e-on software Summer 2019 Release: Orthographic Projection Camera

Orthographic Projection Camera in E-on VUE Summer 2019 Release

August 19, 2019

With the new VUE Orthographic Projection camera, users are able to create a 2D projection of a 3D object with isometric and axonometric views that do not use perspective.

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The Art of V-Ray

The Art of V-Ray: Mastering the V-Ray Renderer in Autodesk Maya #mayamonday

August 5, 2019

In this series, Rusty Hazelden gives you a practical guide to mastering the V-Ray renderer in Autodesk Maya. He dissects a series of shots from a commercial and explains the process used to create colorful splashes of paint using V-Ray for Maya.

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keyshot rendering tutorials

Luxion Keyshot Rendering Tutorials #gettingstarted

July 29, 2019

This 8 part tutorial series takes you through the rendering process in Keyshot and includes workflow, model import, lighting and more.

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gsg area light maps tutorial

Greyscalegorilla: Lighting 3D Products with Area Light Maps

July 26, 2019

Learn how to use Greyscalegorilla Area Light Maps with HDRI Link to add texture to area lights in your favorite third-party render engine.

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fireworks in depth

In Depth: Fireworks

June 25, 2019

Yes, the U.S. Independence Day is upon us once again! Whatever your country or holiday, here are some methods of creating some beautiful explosions in the sky with After Effects, CINEMA 4D, and other hosts. There are some great plug-ins out there for making fireworks too.

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Oreo Commercial in RealFlow, Cinema 4D, Octane Render, Premiere Pro & After Effects

May 28, 2019

Arthur Whitehead explains his workflow for making Oreo cookie that splashes into some milk and caramel or liquid chocolate, made in RealFlow.

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