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Blackmagic Design Fusion: Particle Tutorial : Text to 3D Butterflies

April 23, 2019

In this tutorial, VFX Generalist Chetal Gazdar shows you how to make text turn into 3d butterflies using an emitter source and the particle system within Blackmagic Design Fusion.

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In Depth 3D Renderers

In Depth: 3D Renderers (Updated 16 May 2019) #3drenderer #redshift

April 22, 2019

There are so many renderers available out there, and how does an artist know what to choose? Although they really do the same thing, they work differently and have different results. Here is a breakdown of what the different renderers offer, not reviews, so you can decide which renderer is right for you.

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Maya Monday

Maya Monday: Destructing Elements with Pulldownit (Part 12 is New)

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.

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Andrew Kramer at the Maxon Booth, NAB 2019

Maxon Cinema 4D NAB 2019 Live Stream Videos

April 16, 2019

If you missed the Maxon Cinema 4D NAB 2019 live stream last week or you were at the show, watch it all now! There is loads of inspiring work and lots of great tips on improving your workflow.

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Adobe Artists Panel NAB 2019

VFX in After Effects: An Artists Panel | Adobe Creative Cloud

April 16, 2019

Last week at NAB 2019, Victoria Nece of Adobe leads an Artists Panel including Jayse Hansen, Mary Poplin of Boris FX and Andrew Kramer of Video Copilot. They talk about using After Effects as a visual effects tool. Super interesting.

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What the heck is OFX

Burning Question: What in the heck is OFX? #OFX #openfx

April 15, 2019

I was talking to someone at NAB who I would consider to be “in the know” for visual effects and was surprised that he had never heard of OpenFX. More and more developers are developing with OpenFX, or OFX, a standardized software interface supported by numerous hosts such as Nuke, DaVinci Resolve and Sony Vegas. Here’s a few things to know so you’re not caught off guard!

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Autodesk Reel 2019

Maya Monday: Autodesk 2019 M&E Showreel

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.

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Coremelt PaintX Blurring a Logo Tutorial

April 3, 2019

This Coremelt PaintX for Final Cut Pro X tutorial shows you how to use a tracked paint stroke to blur a logo on a prop weapon.

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Coremelt PaintX Digital Makeup Tutorial

April 3, 2019

This Coremelt PaintX for Final Cut Pro X tutorial shows how you can use “Digital Makeup” to add dirt, grime, or fake wounds to someone.

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Coremelt PaintX Highlighting a Moving Person or Object Tutorial

April 3, 2019

This Coremelt PaintX for Final Cut Pro X tutorial show you how to use a tracked paint stroke to bring attention to an object or person moving in a shot.

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Coremelt PaintX – Cloning to Remove Power Lines Tutorial

April 3, 2019

This Coremelt PaintX for Final Cut Pro X tutorial shows you how to remove power lines from a shot by cloning parts of the sky.

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Mocha Pro and After Effects: How to add scars, tattoos and digital make-up

How to Add Scars, Tattoos, Digital Make-up with Mocha Pro, After Effects

April 2, 2019

Surfaced Studio explains how to add digital make-up, scars, and tattoos to your talent using Mocha Pro’s Mesh Warp tool. This tool is found in the Insert Module, inside an Adobe After Effects workflow.

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Maya Monday

Maya Monday: Maya Freebies Galore, including Scripts, Tools, and more

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?

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After Effects: Advanced Keyboard Shortcuts

March 26, 2019

Emanuele Colombo shares many of his favorite After Effects shortcuts, some of them quite obscure yet handy, to help speed up your AE workflow.

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Intro to Particle Illusion

Intro to Particle Illusion Series for Adobe After Effects

March 26, 2019

Ben Brownlee, VFX artist and Curious Turtle trainer, gives an intro to the new Particle Illusion found in Continuum 2019 and the Particles Unit.

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