Particles (210 Tutorials)

pixel pusher tutorial

Creation Effects Pixel Pusher – Make 3D Particle Animations without Plugins #gettingstarted

February 7, 2023

Want to make better 3D particle animations without the use of third-party plugins in After Effects?  This tutorial shows you how to do just that.  Using the Pixel Pusher template makes it super easy.

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Pyro Smoke Text Reveal in Cinema 4D

Pyro Smoke Text Reveal in Cinema 4D

January 31, 2023

Joren from the Pixel Lab teaches you how to use Pyro to create a gorgeous smoke text reveal in Cinema 4D. Requires Cinema 4D 2023.1 or later.

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Smoke & Particle FX

Smoke & Particle FX Project Breakdown

January 30, 2023

Maxon Trainer Elly Wade breaks down how to create Smoke & Particle FX inside Cinema 4D & Redshift. Watch live on Jan 31 or view the archive.

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insydium snow peel training

INSYDIUM: Snow Peel Away / Disintegration Tutorial Series

January 3, 2023

INSYDIUM created a short video to announce their Christmas closer that has a wonderful snow peel/disintegration effect.  Learn how it was done in this 5 part tutorial series.  There’s also a link to the particle tree training as well.

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vfx & chill

VFX & Chill with Seth & Hashi, Live December 16, 2022

December 14, 2022

It’s the last VFX & Chill show of 2022 on December 16. Learn helpful Visual Effects tips and tricks with Seth, Hashi, and Michael.

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Ask the trainer Dec 8

Maxon’s Ask The Trainer: More Pyro – Dec 8, 2022

December 7, 2022

Get your Pyro questions ready for an exciting episode of Ask the Trainer on Dec 8, 2022, at 8 am Pacific. Join Maxon’s Cinema 4D Master Trainers Noseman and Jonas…

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Blow Away Text with Continuum

Blow Text Away with Continuum Particle Illusion

November 29, 2022

John Dickinson shows you how to create the effect of text blowing away with Continuum Particle Illusion inside After Effects.

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vfx & chill

VFX & Chill with Seth & Hashi, November 4, 2022

November 4, 2022

On the November 4 episode of VFX & Chill, Hashi, Michael, and Seth bake homemade VFX inspired by their favorite movies and TV shows.

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NeXus nxPush

NeXus nxPush in X-Particles – INSYDIUM Fused

November 3, 2022

Bob Walmsley explains how to use NeXus nxPush and X-Particles to create some stunning organic particle animations. Very cool stuff, indeed.

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Maxon 3D & Motion Design Show from IBC

Maxon IBC 2022 Archives – More videos added!

September 23, 2022

Missed some of the great presentations from Maxon during IBC 2022? Well, don’t fret because the Maxon IBC 2022 Archives are now online.

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medical animations burning question

Burning Question: How can I create medical animations?

August 25, 2022

Interested in becoming a medical animator? Learn to create 2D and 3D medical animations that help to visualize microscopic mysteries.

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In Depth: Creating Space

In Depth: Creating Space – A Galaxy of Resources for your Epic Space Film (Updated!)

August 18, 2022

Space, the final frontier! Learn to create stars, galaxies, moons, and more for your next space-themed film or science fiction short.

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Maxon 3D & Motion Design Show Siggraph

Maxon 3D Motion Show Archives from SIGGRAPH 2022

August 12, 2022

Watch the archives of the Maxon 3D Motion Show Siggraph 2022. Soak in some valuable tips, techniques, and real-world production workflows.

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maxon 3d & motion design show

Maxon’s 3D Motion Show June 2022

June 22, 2022

Streaming right now, catch the June edition of the Maxon 3D Motion Show. Below the video, read the schedule for today’s presentations.

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May The 4th Be With You

May the 4th Be With You: A Star Wars Tutorials Roundup

May 4, 2022

It’s May the 4th, aka Star Wars Day! Today we celebrate May the 4th with a roundup of Star Wars-inspired tutorials from over the years.

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