Posts Tagged ‘tutorial’

Rendering through Indigo in Cinema4D

by Randall Handon April 14, 2009
CGArena has a tutorial online showing the use of Indigo, a free physicall-based rendering engine, in Cinema 4D. CGArena: Rendering through Indigo in Cinema4D.

Yuri Sakovich’s Prolapsed Eye

by Randall Handon April 10, 2009
Yuri Sakovich has a new tutorial online at CGArena about a new model made using Zbrush. Modeling was very simple. I based my model off the original sketch and created what is known as an organized mesh. Meaning, that the topology of the model is in accordance to the muscle structure. Once that was done, […]

NVIDIA GPU Computing Webinars

by Randall Handon April 9, 2009
NVidia has some free GPU computing tutorial webinars coming up.  The first class is “GPU Computing” and will cover writing small GPU programs, using on-chip shared memory, and coordinated GPU and CPU executing.  The second class is “Performance Considerations for CUDA Programming”, and covers basic optimization techniques, performance measuring, and getting the most out of […]

Viki Yeo’s Making of the Young Girl

by Randall Handon April 8, 2009
The picture above is not a photograph.  It’s a rendered image from Viki Yeo, done with 3DSMax2009, ZBrush, Mental Ray and Photoshop.  He details how he started with reference photographs from and modeled the girl’s head, to render that image, in the latest tutorial on CGarena. Making of the Young Girl – CGArena.

Ziv Qual discusses Advanced Multi-Channel Texturing

by Randall Handon April 7, 2009
Ziv Qual has a great tutorial on CGArena about performing Multi-channel texturing in 3DS Max. The method I refer to as Multi channel texturing takes advantage of the ability to have many different map channels (in other softwares like Maya this is referred to as UV-sets) for the same object while it’s material is made […]

Using Premiere Pro for Stop Motion Animations

by Randall Handon April 6, 2009
Craig Baldwin has written up a great step-by-step tutorial on using Premiere Pro to create stop-motion animations from source photographs. Before getting started in Premiere Pro you’ll need to have taken your photos, copied them onto your computer and (in this tutorial) made them 1920 x 1080. I do this because 1080p is the best […]

Lighting and Materials inside 3ds max using Vray

by Randall Handon March 30, 2009
CGArena has collected a 1-hour set of video tutorials from Giorgio Luciano, showing how to configure lighting & materials in Vray using 3DSMax.  They cover everything from basic-setup to caustics and HDR rendering. Video Tutorial: Lighting and Materials inside 3ds max using Vray.

15 ParticleTutorials from Around the Web

by Randall Handon March 27, 2009
AETuts has gathered 15 great Particle-effect tutorials into a single article for your reading enjoyment. Most of them come from VideoCopilot, but they’re all definately worth looking into for some fancy special effects. 15 Inspiring Particle-Based Tutorials from Around the Web – Aetuts+.