Animation (12 Tutorials)
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.
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.
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.
December 18, 2018
In this tutorial, C4D artist Niko Schatz explains how to create an animated paint roller, paint included, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
November 29, 2016
Here are two tutorials about generating and working with displacement maps in Maxon Cinema 4D.
November 15, 2016
EJ Hassenfratz shows you how to model, texture & animate googly eyes quickly and easily using Dynamics in Cinema 4D!