Free tutorial week continues over at Escape Studios, with Dan Shut, who provides a great little tip for using PaintFX in Maya that give you a quick way to help situate 3D objects in an environment.

Dan Shut, 3D tutor extraordinaire, wants to share with you a great tip for embedding your geometry into your scene with paint effects

With this example, PaintFX allows for a quick workflow for taking care of straight edges where objects connect with the ground in a camera projected environment, harnessing the power of the Artisan tools in Maya.