Autodesk 3ds Max (53 Tutorials)
June 11, 2019
The Avengers tutorials are so popular and fun. This tutorial for the Thanos Portal comes from SitniSati, and is, of course, inspired by the Avengers Infinity War. This portal appears when Thanos arrives in Wakanda and displays dark tendrils with small lightings that illuminate it. They demonstrate how to use the FumeFX Effectors to control…
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….
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
January 2, 2019
Learn how to make a rather unconventional Christmas tree by stacking any model into a cone shape, to create a “tree” from nearly any geometry, using Railclone for 3DS Max.
July 6, 2018
With the hot weather in the northern hemisphere this week, cook down mentally with this free lesson from Proteus VFX school on creating a procedural snow shader with Redshift and 3ds Max. Heck, you could make yourself a snow cone!
June 19, 2018
This tutorial will teach you how to use Thinkinteic Pulldownit, the shatter and destruction plugin for 3ds Max, to smash through a billboard with an animated car.
May 29, 2018
Creating accurate, realistic leaves in 3D is difficult because of all the subtle differences present in the natural world. TILTPIXEL partner Ramy Hanna explains the best tools and techniques to use in V-Ray for 3ds Max to get “impeccable results.”
January 17, 2018
Learn how to use Forest Pack to instantly create stunning CG forest scenes using Laubwerk’s line of beautiful, render-ready 3D tree species, inside 3ds Max.
January 17, 2018
This video covers the basic workflow for creating a basic liquid simulation in Phoenix FD for 3ds Max, using both a toolbar preset, and then again manually, step-by-step for good measure.
January 9, 2018
Edwin Braun from Cebas has started an ongoing tutorial series for finalRender trueHybrid. The 8 tutorials released so far touch on topics ranging from denoising and rendering best practices, to 360 panoramic views and image based lighting, and much more.
November 7, 2017
We get asked all the time if we think that VR and 360° immersive video is something that is just a novelty or if it is an important technology. Plus, I’ll go over some of the 360° VR tools available for your favorite NLEs, 3D programs, and more to help you get started in VR.