Animation (42 Tutorials)

Maya Monday Bifrost Graph

The Bifrost Graph Editor: Tutorial Roundup #MayaMonday

August 12, 2019

Download Bifrost Graph Bifrost Graph is a new plug-in that is available for Maya 2018 and higher. Autodesk describes Bifrost Graph as “a portable, visual, node-based way to design, build, and test custom behavior”. This includes effects,  of course, but there are so many other possibilities! Bifrost Graph may just open a whole new world…

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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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After Effects: Aura – Multiple Producers w/ 3D Layers

June 4, 2019

This tutorial will teach you how to use 3d layers to create multiple producer points in Rowbyte Aura for After Effects.

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aura turbulent noise tutorial

After Effects: Aura Turbulent Noise Tutorial

June 4, 2019

Learn how to use the turbulent noise features in Rowbyte Aura for After effects to create stunning shapes with high frequency in 3D space.

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cinema 4d camera animation tutorial

Cinema 4D: Camera Animation 101

June 4, 2019

Aleksey Voznesenski from Ace 5 Studios shows you how to to make your Cinema 4D camera movements more natural looking, why you should use nulls, how to pick focal length, and more.

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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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3D Title

3D Title in Cinema 4D + Free Camera Animation Rig for Signal

May 21, 2019

Nick Campbell from Greyscalegorilla walks you through making a 3D movie title, created with Motext in Cinema 4D, Redshift and Greyscalegorilla tools.

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Cinema 4D industrial tutorial roundup

Cinema 4D Industrial Tutorial Roundup #TutorialTuesday

May 7, 2019

Cinema 4D Industrial Tutorial Roundup with tutorials on modeling, rigging, and texturing for things like car parts, tool parts, machine parts, and more. 

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Cinema 4D: Blueprint Style Renders with Sketch & Toon

April 23, 2019

In this tutorial, EJ from eyedesyn shows you how to use Sketch & Toon in Cinema 4D to create a blueprint style render.  And he even tells you the tricks to prevent annoying line flickering in Sketch & Toon renders.

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Maya Monday

Maya Monday: Destructing Elements with Pulldownit (Part 12 is New)

April 22, 2019

Envato’s CGI Tuts+ has a multi-part series from Uriel Deveaud named “Destructing Elements in Maya With PullDownIt”. Pulldownit is a dynamics solver which allows digital artists to quickly simulate fractures and cracks in models, as well as massive rigid bodies simulations.

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Andrew Kramer at the Maxon Booth, NAB 2019

Maxon Cinema 4D NAB 2019 Live Stream Videos

April 16, 2019

If you missed the Maxon Cinema 4D NAB 2019 live stream last week or you were at the show, watch it all now! There is loads of inspiring work and lots of great tips on improving your workflow.

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Pixar RenderMan 5-Part Tutorial Series

March 12, 2019

Visual effects artist Rusty Hazelden has released an in-depth 5 part RenderMan tutorial series on YouTube. The Art of RenderMan Volume 1 provides an introduction to Pixar’s RenderMan for Maya.

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google earth studio after effects tutorial

After Effects: Using Google Earth Studio with Adobe After Effects

February 19, 2019

Jason Boone from No Film School shows you how to use Google’s new browser based animation tool, Google Earth Studio, and composite the images in After Effects.

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Cinema 4D: Paint Roller Painting Surface Tutorial

Cinema 4D: Paint Roller Painting Surface Tutorial

December 18, 2018

In this tutorial, C4D artist Niko Schatz explains how to create an animated paint roller, paint included, in Cinema 4D.

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Cinema 4D: Recreating a Velcro Effect In Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D: Recreating a Velcro Effect In Cinema 4D

December 10, 2018

Greyscalegorilla’s Chris Schmidt explains how to make velcro, as seen in an ad for VELCRO® Brand Hook & Loop from Alexa Sirbu and Lukas Vojir.

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