Rise|FX’s Florian Gellinger shows off work from Matthias Glasner’s film This is Love. Mind-blowing! Another presentation that just made my jaw drop on how brilliant the techniques were, and how powerful nuke actually is. Whew.
Robert Hranitzky creates a 3D thunderstorm scene in after effects using 2 still photographs, photoshops vanishing point, trapcode particulars and trapcode horizon. Also, if you haven’t already, make sure you check out my tutorial on vanishing point for some additional really helpful tips!
An interesting approach using a system to deform man-made, or hard surface 3D objects, much similar to the way that soft deformations and selections work on organic models. iWire however deforms the model with reconstruction and maintains the initial models key features and forms. Nifty!
Creative Crash’s hosting of Belyaev Andrey’s tutorial on how to model detailed objects of rotation… as in the tires above, or a detailed plastic soda bottle. Some interesting techniques to check out.
cmiVFX have released all of the Apple Shake training for FREE, all that is required is a signup. This is great if you are looking to get familiar with the concepts of a node-based compositor, start here!
nShatter.com recently released ruins 2.0, an undated version of a pretty cool CUDA realtime shatter plugin for maya. Ruins uses accelerated cards to to generate shatters and effects in real time. Ruins 2.0 reduce memory problems, supports precision shatter or random shatter with each other. Ruins 2.0 also has greatly improved speed performance as well has having the […]