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Digieffects: FogFactory from Phenomena #digieffects

Digieffects: FogFactory from Phenomena #digieffects

November 3, 2014

Learn how to create a flowing fog effect that offers depth of field simulation with FogFactory, one of the tools included in Phenomena.

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Digieffects: Fireworks from Phenomena #digieffects

Digieffects: Fireworks from Phenomena #digieffects

November 3, 2014

Learn how to use Fireworks, one of the tools included in Phenomena, to simulate a large-scale fireworks display.

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Digieffects: Fire from Phenomena #digieffects

Digieffects: Fire from Phenomena #digieffects

November 3, 2014

Learn how Fire, one of the tools included in Phenomena, can simulate a match strike, campfire or even a blazing inferno.

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Digieffects: Fairy Dust from Phenomena #digieffects

Digieffects: Fairy Dust from Phenomena #digieffects

November 2, 2014

Learn how to use Fairy Dust, one of the tools included in Phenomena, to create moving, glowing fireflies in a scene.

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Digieffects: Bubbles from Phenomena #digieffects

Digieffects: Bubbles from Phenomena #digieffects

October 30, 2014

Learn how to use Bubbles, one of the 11 tools included in Phenomena, to create a myriad of different bubbles, from a fizzy drink to floating in air.

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Smoke vs. Fire in CINEMA 4D

Smoke vs. Fire in CINEMA 4D

October 21, 2014

Ben Watts uses a program from Jawset called Turbulence FD for CINEMA 4D to create a basic, but interesting, particle collision simulation. He also walks viewers through a dynamic lighting setup in CINEMA 4D, goes throgh color grading and talks about some benefits of the 32-bit workflow.

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Creating a Tornado with RealFlow and FumeFx

Creating a Tornado with RealFlow and FumeFx

October 21, 2014

Using Next Limit RealFlow and SitniSati FumeFx for Autodesk 3ds Max you can create a twister of this very nature! Watch this tutorial to see how!

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White Walker Eye Animation – Game of Thrones

White Walker Eye Animation – Game of Thrones

October 7, 2014

This isn’t so much a tutorial as it is a walkthrough of the steps you can take to recreate the eyes of a White Walker from Game of Thrones!

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Back to the Future Time Slice Effect #tbt

September 25, 2014

Shanks FX and PBS Digital Studios recreates the lightning effect with practical effects, and composited them in After Effects. I had no idea they did the effects this way. Genius!

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Alex Dow of Zaxwerks on the RFShow

Alex Dow of Zaxwerks on the RFShow

September 23, 2014

Alex Dow of Zaxwerks, the ProAnimator Guru, lets his talent run rampant on for RFShow.TV! Watch Alex display the power and simplicity of ProAnimator 8!

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Topographic Images using Hair in MAXON Cinema 4D

Topographic Images using Hair in MAXON Cinema 4D

September 9, 2014

Chris Schmidt from Greyscale Gorilla, was inspired by some gorgeous renders by Lee Griggs, and attempted to recreate rolling hills of geometry in C4D.  He didn't want to use MoGraph clones as the shear number needed would be overwelming.  So he set out to create a more procedural technique and came up with using the Hair Module.

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Facial Modeling Timelapse Software: Maya

Facial Modeling Timelapse Software: Maya

September 2, 2014

Tips & Tricks related to facial modeling for Animated Productions by Sergi Caballer.

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Splintering with Fracture FX for Autodesk Maya

Splintering with Fracture FX for Autodesk Maya

September 2, 2014

With the addition of Splintering in Fracture FX, you have a whole different way to demolish your sim.  This tutorial shows you the new features, as well as gives a refresher course on bombs, modifiers and takes (iterations).

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Adobe After Effects Sci-Fi Effects

Adobe After Effects Sci-Fi Effects

September 2, 2014

Want to create cool looking Sci-Fi effects in AE? Then check out this tutorial from Matthew Pearce as he explains how he created some of his favorite effects.

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Creating Organic Particles using Trapcode Form

Creating Organic Particles using Trapcode Form

August 26, 2014

Inspired by the practical exploding chalk effects used in the Semi-Permanent Sydney 2014 title, Claude Autret explained to Red Giant’s Aharon Rabinowitz how he attempted to remake some of the effects in After Effects using Trapcode Form.  Claude explains how he used a letter converted to a shape, to use only the outside stroke, as a layer map for Form, with really small particles, and then animate the displacement and dispersion so it explodes towards the camera.

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