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Autodesk 3ds Max (61 Tutorials)

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Introduction to V-Ray Next Compilation

April 16, 2020

This is a compilation of the Introductory tutorials for V-Ray Next including 3ds Max, Revit, Sketchup, Rhino, Unreal, Modo and Houdini.  Most of these tutorials also have downloadable assets.

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Introduction to V-Ray Next for 3ds Max

April 9, 2020

This V-Ray Next for 3ds Max tutorial covers how to set up, light and render an interior day scene. It also goes over the V-Ray Denoiser, Adaptive Dome Light and LUT adjustments. And a free demo scene is included.

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ePhere Ornatrix for 3ds Max: Ornatrix 101 #gettingstarted

March 10, 2020

If you are new to Ornatrix for 3ds Max, this crash course takes you through the steps of creating, editing, and rendering hair on an object.

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Fur Creation with Ornatrix, 3ds Max, and Redshift with Andrew Krivulya

Fur Creation with Ornatrix, 3ds Max, and Redshift

February 25, 2020

Andrew Krivulya explainsFur Creation with Ornatrix for 3ds Max. Then, rendering the fur with Redshift. Then, goes through rendering with Redshift.

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In Depth Render Farms Network 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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Burning Question: How Do I Batch Rename Items Quickly?

August 27, 2019

Learn how to rename an image sequence and layers, folders, and more in After Effects and Cinema 4D… quickly and efficiently!

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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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360° Panoramic Renders with 3ds Max and V-Ray

July 16, 2019

Learn how to set up your renders with the optimal settings for 360° video with 3ds Max and V-Ray. There are two tutorials for reference.

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FumeFX and tyFlow Fluid Force

July 9, 2019

In this new tutorial from SitniSati, learn how to use tyFlow Fluid Force to blow some maple leaves across the desert. Watch it now!

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Thanos Portal FumeFX

FumeFX Thanos Portal for 3ds Max

June 11, 2019

This tutorial for the Thanos Portal comes from SitniSati, and is, of course, inspired by the Avengers Infinity War. Watch it now!

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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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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: Autodesk 2019 M&E Showreel

April 15, 2019

This week, we’re showing the most recent Autodesk 2019 M&E Showreel, instead of the usual tutorial or Maya feature walkthrough.

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What is a greeble?

Burning Question: Greeble… What is it and how to make your own.

January 30, 2019

A greeble is really all about faking out your audience! It’s the small details that make something appear to be more complex than it actually is.

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Create a Splash with Phoenix FD for 3ds Max

Create a Splash with Phoenix FD for 3ds Max

January 8, 2019

Jesse Pitela shows how to make water splash with the basic liquid emitter in Chaos Group’s Phoenix FD for 3ds Max. He has it set up to splash over half an orange, but you can splash water on anything you can conjure. This tutorial covers the 3ds Max version of Phoenix FD but there is also a version for Maya.

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