Autodesk Maya (140 Tutorials)
June 25, 2019
Yes, the U.S. Independence Day is upon us once again! Whatever your country or holiday, here are some methods of creating some beautiful explosions in the sky with After Effects, CINEMA 4D, and other hosts. There are some great plug-ins out there for making fireworks too.
June 17, 2019
Arvid Schneider is talking about how to create a realistic looking crystal using procedural techniques, with focus on the unique challenges he comes across.
May 28, 2019
RealFlow | Maya is one of the products currently on sale. Next Limit has several quick videos to walk you through some of the features in RealFlow | Maya.
May 20, 2019
Soni Kumari at CG Tuts has put together an amazing 7 part series on making a hulking, bipedal T-Rex dinosaur with Maya and ZBrush. For fun, I’ve thrown in some interesting T-Rex facts along the way. For example, the T-Rex may be the most famous dinosaur, but scientists believe that it was actually an invasive…
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.
May 6, 2019
V-Ray Next for Maya Tutorials! V-Ray Next for Maya brings speed, quality, power, creative control and smart integrations to your workflow.
April 29, 2019
These are not necessarily hidden but often overlooked by artists, even those artists who have been using Maya for years. Get out your notebooks and pens!
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.
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.
April 1, 2019
Here are some great Maya Freebies including free rigs, scripts, and tools… all for your modeling pleasure. Everyone likes free stuff, right?
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.
January 15, 2019
Learn how V-Ray Next for Maya’s GPU can speed up your workflow using some of the new features for look development and production rendering, with this tutorial from Chaos Group.
October 8, 2018
There have been loads of fun and interesting tutorials dealing with MASH nodes, Maya’s motion graphics engine, that have come out in the last few months. Here’s a sampling of what you can do with MASH in Maya 2018.
September 18, 2018
Visual effects artist Rusty Hazelden has recently released a 5 part tutorial series on “The Art of NURBS Modeling” in Autodesk Maya. This series dives deep into curves, surfaces, keeping objects organized, efficient NURBS modeling, time-saving techniques and more.