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Particles (164 Tutorials)

Cinema 4D: Create Simple Flocking Sims with C4D Flock Modifier

Cinema 4D: Create Simple Flocking Sims with C4D Flock Modifier

May 16, 2017

Sam Winter from Digital Meat explains how to use the Flock Modifier plug-in to make particles simulate the flocking of birds or a school of fish.

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cebas thinkingParticles – Simulate Gelatin Cubes

cebas thinkingParticles – Simulate Gelatin Cubes

May 2, 2017

Learn how to simulate super elastic gelatine cubes using Viscoelastic Fluids in thinkingParticles, with this tutorial from cebas Visual Technology.

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Midweek Motivation: cebas thinkingParticles – Joe Scarr Q & A

Midweek Motivation: cebas thinkingParticles – Joe Scarr Q & A

April 26, 2017

Joe Scarr (formerly ScanlineVFX, Vancouver), gives many great tips, pointers, techniques and insights into the visual effects he has helped to create for major films like ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’, TV shows such as ‘Shannara Chronicles’ and video games like ‘The Witcher 2’, using thinkingParticles, in this 6 part series.  Plus part 6 is actually a great thinkingParticle tutorial from Joe.

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cebas thinkingParticles – Viscoelastic Fluids: Honey tutorial

cebas thinkingParticles – Viscoelastic Fluids: Honey tutorial

April 25, 2017

The visco elasticity solver in thinkingParticles for 3ds Max allows for the creation of viscous liquids like honey or oil, or any kind of thick fluids. Learn how to use the solver to create flowing honey in this tutorial.

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cebas thinkingParticles – ImplicitShape Shader Tutorial

cebas thinkingParticles – ImplicitShape Shader Tutorial

April 25, 2017

Learn how to work with the ImplicitShape and shaders within thinkingParticles using data channels in this tutorial by Joe Gunn.

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C4D Spotlight: Learning Python to Expand Cinema 4D

C4D Spotlight: Learning Python to Expand Cinema 4D

April 14, 2017

Okay, I know what you’re thinking. Learning Python will be difficult and I don’t have time. Well, learning just a bit, enough to be dangerous, can expand what you do in Cinema 4D and automate repetitive tasks to speed up your workflow. I promise that I will not get technical in this post. This is an overview of what Python is, why you might want to learn Python, and where you can learn Python for free. And, of course, a bunch of tutorials and free Python scripts!

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Vectorize Voronoi Texture Tutorial

Vectorize Voronoi Texture Tutorial

March 27, 2017

Ryan Somerville explains how to create a Voronoi texture in Cinema 4D with the Vectorizer object in Cinema 4D to rasterize the image into a spline objects (like creating outlines in Illustrator). Featured in C4D Spotlight: Voronoi Diagrams in Cinema 4D.

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VoronoiGenerator for Cinema 4D

VoronoiGenerator for Cinema 4D

March 27, 2017

Developed by Dominik Ruckli, the VoronoiGenerator is a Python plug-in for Cinema 4D that generates a 2D Voronoi Diagram or a Delaunay Triangulation.

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Medical Animation Tutorial: Red Blood Cell Animation using Maya 2017 MASH Motion graphics

Medical Animation Tutorial: Red Blood Cell Animation using Maya 2017 MASH Motion graphics

March 27, 2017

In this tutoria, Emily McDonald will be looking at creating an animated red blood cell flow using Maya 2017 and the MASH tool set.
If you ever did this with nparticles then you will know it can be tricky at times. The new MASH toolset will help you to set up a red blood cell flow animation in no time!

Part of Maya Monday: Maya for Motion Graphics and MASH.

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In Depth: Creating Space – A Galaxy of Resources for your Epic Space Film

In Depth: Creating Space – A Galaxy of Resources for your Epic Space Film

March 7, 2017

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

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Create Nike Flyweave Using X-Particles in Cinema 4D

Create Nike Flyweave Using X-Particles in Cinema 4D

February 22, 2017

Right now we have a great 3-day sale happening on X-Particles so we thought it would be a great time to give you a tutorial. This one was new yesterday and comes from Greyscalegorilla.

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Cinema 4D: Plexus Particle Trail Animation Tutorial

Cinema 4D: Plexus Particle Trail Animation Tutorial

January 3, 2017

Dennis Wei shows you how to make a very cool particle trail using Plexus, C4D, After Effects and a few other things, like Trapcode Particular and Optical Flares.

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Red Giant | DOCTOR STRANGE Portal Effect with Trapcode Particular

Red Giant | DOCTOR STRANGE Portal Effect with Trapcode Particular

December 20, 2016

Daniel Hashimoto (also know as Action Movie Dad) shows you how to create the DOCTOR STRANGE portal effect with Trapcode Particular.

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doctor strange

Doctor Strange VFX Breakdown and Loads of Tutorials

November 30, 2016

Doctor Strange is a visually awe-inspiring sci-fi film/fantasy film. We’ll take a look at some behind the scenes videos and several tutorials.

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After Effects: Create a Space Scene in Trapcode Particular

After Effects: Create a Space Scene in Trapcode Particular

November 29, 2016

Learn how to make a cool nebula-esque space scene in After Effects using Trapcode Particular.

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