Render / Generate (238 Tutorials)
August 13, 2019
Yannick and Jordy at Cinecom.net have a super fun copycat tutorial explaining how to make the black veins on Billy in Stranger Things. There’s a lot of tracking and null objects involved in this process. He uses the Advanced Lightning Effect to make the veins and masks them on. These are attached to the actor’s…
August 1, 2019
Seth Worley shows you how to recreate the scary Mind Flayer from Season 2 of Stranger Things. Below that, check out his previous tutorial for recreating the Upside Down. This is a super fun tutorial that uses Red Giant’s VFX Suite, Trapcode Tao, Magic Bullet Suite, and Universe Camera Shake. There are links to all…
July 18, 2019
Bokeh is a type of defocus or lens blur where the blur takes on the shape of the lens diaphram. We explain how to pronounce the word, how it is created, and show lots of cool examples. Also, a few plug-ins to create a bokeh in post-production.
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.
May 31, 2019
Nick Harauz and Ian Robinson show Premiere Pro and After Effects artists how Sapphire and Mocha can accomplish advanced sky replacement.
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.
February 26, 2019
Get your e-on Software skills up to speed with these 3 tutorials from Barry Marshall, covering metacloud creation, how to create a metacloud from an imported mesh, and how to set up PBR materials in VUE.
January 30, 2019
A greeble is really all about faking out your audience! It’s the small details that make something appear to be more complex than it actually is.
January 22, 2019
We’ve compiled several tutorials to help you get up and running with Realflow | 3ds Max. Covered topics include setting up a basic scene, working with different solvers, working with 2 or more fluids, and more.
January 18, 2019
If you’re planning on making an epic action film like Max Max: Fury Road or Rambo, you’re going to need lots of fire power. Here is a rundown on how to add spectacular muzzle flash and gunshot effects to your films in your host of choice. I’ve also included info on 3D models of weapons and some sound effects.
January 2, 2019
Trapcode Form 4 came out at the end of October. In case you haven’t upgraded and want to know more, here is a walk through of all the new features including the new Dynamic Fluids physics engine, Designer and more.
December 21, 2018
In this Cinema 4D Octane tutorial, you’ll learn how to texture, assemble, light, and integrate Kitbash3D space colony buildings into a Mars environment.
December 11, 2018
Chad Ashley of Greyscalegorilla introduces an excerpt from the new Greyscalegorilla training about creating fog using Redshift for Cinema 4D.
October 16, 2018
All manner of nightmarish creatures lurk under the light of the moon. But how do you add the moon to your creature feature scene? Watch this in-depth tutorial from John Dickinson of Motionworks.net, and learn how to use Luna in Sapphire to create a photo-realistic moon, in any phase you need.