3D Roadiehttp://area.autodesk.comTue, 27 Sep 2016 03:36:12 UTCNow Announcing 3ds Max and Maya 2015Shawn HendriksHey everyone, I am happy to announce our new 2015 3D animation software releases.Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:20:52 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/now-announcing-2015Its Sneak Peek time!Shawn HendriksGet your Sneak Peeks here!Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:06:56 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/sneak-peek-time3ds Max Expose Transform TipShawn HendriksIn this video I resurface an old helper called exposeTM.Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:52:43 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/3ds-max-expose-transform-tipRim lighting with a shader in 3ds MaxShawn HendriksI was just recently working on a pile of high res character stills for print and got frustrated constantly adjusting 4 or 5 lights to get my rim lighting exactly where I wanted it on the character. This post was my solution.Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:13:44 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/rim-lighting-with-a-shader-in-3ds-maxAnimating Creation Tutorial: The second half (finally)Shawn HendriksSo I finally forced out enough time to record the second half of my Autodesk University Session called Animating Creation. In this video I'll take you through growing the Golden Gate Bridge Organically.Wed, 02 May 2012 20:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/animating_creation_tutorial_the_second_half_finallyEntertainment at Autodesk University - Propose a ClassShawn HendriksWe are building a large entertainment track this year at Autodesk University. Submit a session proposal and take a shot at the fame and adoration you know you deserve.Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/entertainment_at_autodesk_university_propose_a_classGDC 2012 and our customers workShawn HendriksGDC 2012 is just around the corner and as always this is a great time to highlight some of the amazing work created by our customers.Tue, 28 Feb 2012 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/gdc_2012_and_our_customers_workAnimating CreationShawn HendriksHere is the first in a two part series of video tutorials looking at how you can use 3ds Max to create animations the build up scenes and objects. Sun, 01 Jan 2012 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/animating_creationIts GDC time againShawn HendriksGDC 2011 starts up this week and to kick it off I Just put out 3 different videos I shot with Autodesk Games customers. Mon, 28 Feb 2011 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/its_gdc_time_again3ds Max in commercial and motion GraphicsShawn HendriksA couple of months ago I stopped in to visit Digital Kitchen in Chicago to see how they have built their business in Commercial and Motion Graphics using 3ds Max. Here is a short video we cut together from my visit that highlights why and how they have been using Max. Tue, 15 Feb 2011 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/3ds_max_in_commercial_and_motion_graphics3ds Max containers Techniques Part 2Shawn HendriksIn part 2 of the containers series Chris Murray looks at using containers for local referencing and mass scene editing. Sun, 28 Nov 2010 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/3ds_max_containers_techniques_part_23ds Max containers TechniquesShawn HendriksContainers first appeared in 3ds Max a couple releases ago and are being steadily added to. As with all new paradigms though, not everyone has time to do much investigation. Here is the first of a series of videos showing different ways containers can be used. Thu, 18 Nov 2010 19:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/3ds_max_containers_techniquesQuickie 3ds Max video TipsShawn HendriksHere are Four quick tips videos created by Chris Murray. Think of these as reminders of functionality many people did not know was there. Sat, 06 Nov 2010 20:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/quickie_3ds_max_video_tipsShowcase 2011, whats it for? well let me tell you.Shawn HendriksA number of months ago I created a video explaining what Showcase 2011 was for, and how it worked, along with highlighting some of the new features. Well I thought I would post it to a wider audience. Wed, 06 Oct 2010 20:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/showcase_2011_whats_it_for_well_let_me_tell_youTip: Rigging the Luxo Jr. lampShawn HendriksMy latest video blog post is a tutorial covering one way to rig the famous luxo Jr teapot from Pixar. Wed, 22 Sep 2010 20:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/tip_rigging_the_luxo_jr_lampTip:Rendering really large images for print with 3ds Max and BackburnerShawn HendriksIn the last week at least 4 people have come to me asking how to render really large images without running out of memory. Here is a video of just one option that uses Backburner with 3ds Max on a single machine. Mon, 13 Sep 2010 20:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/tip_rendering_really_large_images_for_print_with_3ds_max_and_backburnerWhat interested me recentlyShawn HendriksI thought since it had been so long since I had posted to my Blog I give you a consolidation of the stuff that caught my attention this week. Most of this I posted about on Twitter. Thu, 26 Aug 2010 20:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/what_interested_me_recently3ds Max custom coloursShawn HendriksI have had a lot of people see my custom colours setup for 3ds max and ask for a copy of it so here it is. Thu, 08 Apr 2010 00:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/3ds_max_custom_coloursAnimation rigs made even Easier in 3ds Max and its free.Shawn HendriksI just ran across a guy who has created some great new plugins for 3ds max rigging. You have to check these out if you do any kind of animated rigs. Thu, 14 Jan 2010 19:04:27 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/animation_rigs_made_even_easier_in_3ds_max_and_its_freeDesign visualization showreel 2009Shawn HendriksMy team just completed the newest Autodesk design visualization show reel. Check out some of the fantastic work being done using Autodesk Media and Entertainment products. Mon, 30 Nov 2009 23:12:21 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/shawn/design_visualization_showreel_2009