|
1.415.462.1982

Animation (12 Tutorials)

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.

Go To Tutorial →

Maya Monday

Maya Monday: Destructing Elements with Pulldownit

March 4, 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.

Go To Tutorial →

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.

Go To Tutorial →

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.

Go To Tutorial →

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.

Go To Tutorial →

Tutorial: Cinema 4D R20 Mograph Fields

Tutorial: Cinema 4D R20 Mograph Fields

November 27, 2018

EJ from eyedesyn shows the brand new Cinema 4D R20 Fields. Learn some of the most useful features and how to use field layers for complex animations.

Go To Tutorial →

Tutorial: New Features of Trapcode Mir 3

Tutorial: New Features of Trapcode Mir 3

November 13, 2018

Brian Behm will get you up and running in Trapcode Mir 3 quickly, as he shows you all of the great new features in the latest release, which came out last month. He shows you how to import and play with 3D objects into Mir. He shows you examples with a rainbow heart, an array of bananas, and more! It’s very fast and fun to use.

Go To Tutorial →

Tutorials: Stranger Things Titles and VFX – Recreating the Open, Upside Down Look

Tutorials: Stranger Things Titles and VFX – Recreating the Open, Upside Down Look

October 31, 2017

In honor of Halloween and the recent release of season 2 of the popular Netflix Series “Stranger Things,” we thought you might like another look at these tutorials.  Learn how to recreate the 80’s-styled opening sequence in After Effects, and the “Upside Down” world Look – from Red Giant’s Seth Worley.

Go To Tutorial →

3 Tutorials on the Pose Morph Tag in Cinema 4D

3 Tutorials on the Pose Morph Tag in Cinema 4D

February 7, 2017

The Pose Morph Tag is a fun and easy way to animate between poses. Here are three tutorials on the Pose Morph Tag, plus three that we’ve previously shared. 

Go To Tutorial →

C4D R18 Tutorial: Push Apart Effector + Free Blueberry Model

C4D R18 Tutorial: Push Apart Effector + Free Blueberry Model

January 6, 2017

A free blueberry model that looks good enough to eat and a C4D Quick Tip on the Push Apart Effector from The Pixel Lab.  What could be better?

Go To Tutorial →

Tutorial: 2 Tutorials about Displacement Maps in Cinema 4D

Tutorial: 2 Tutorials about Displacement Maps in Cinema 4D

November 29, 2016

Here are two tutorials about generating and working with displacement maps in Maxon Cinema 4D.

Go To Tutorial →

Tutorial: Cinema 4D: Making Googly Eyes using C4D Dynamics

Tutorial: Cinema 4D: Making Googly Eyes using C4D Dynamics

November 15, 2016

EJ Hassenfratz shows you how to model, texture & animate googly eyes quickly and easily using Dynamics in Cinema 4D!

Go To Tutorial →