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Introducing 3ds Max 'Tweetorials'
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Introducing 3ds Max 'Tweetorials'

Posted 5 days ago by chrismmurray on Pinning the Stack

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX ,

Catch up with latest last-bit-of-summer goings on with 3ds Max Technical Evangelist Chris Murray.

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Gmasks Everywhere!
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Gmasks Everywhere!

Posted last week by Ultimate_Smoker* on The Smoke Learning Blog

Software: Autodesk Smoke ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video ,

The Gmask Series is complete! 9-parts of Masking Goodness!

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How do you deal with mass amounts of video footage? Is the Video Lens a possible solution?
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How do you deal with mass amounts of video footage? Is the Video Lens a possible solution?

Posted 4 September 2014 8:19 pm by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max , Autodesk Flame , Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Smoke , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite , Autodesk Lustre , Autodesk Flame Premium ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video , Design Visualization ,

Could the Video Lens from Autodesk Research help you deal with mass amounts of video footage?

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Maya 2015 - XGen Instancing Overview
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Maya 2015 - XGen Instancing Overview

Posted 4 September 2014 7:38 pm by STLR on My Oh Maya!

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

Watch a step by step workflow for populating a terrain with 1000s of trees. Learn how to apply both procedural and artistic controls, as well as how to convert the resulting XGen objects back into standard meshes and transforms for use in other applications as well as game engines.

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Online Hackathon for Autodesk Applications
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Online Hackathon for Autodesk Applications

Posted 4 September 2014 12:04 pm by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max , Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization , Education ,

The Autodesk Developer Network Exchange Apps team is running an online hackathon September 20 and 21 with training and prizes!

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Maya Monday - XGen - Spine output as curve
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Maya Monday - XGen - Spine output as curve

Posted 27 August 2014 1:38 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Professional Video , Education ,

A quick tip on how to converter your instanced primitives to curves or geometry

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How to return lost Maya windows to your desktop
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How to return lost Maya windows to your desktop

Posted 21 August 2014 2:36 pm by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

I change my monitor configuration a lot when working on my laptop - sometimes solo, sometimes one monitor, sometimes two. Sometimes the monitors are stacked vertically and other times aligned horizontally. This means I lose windows from time to time because they're expecting to appear on another screen. Here's a quick way to fix it.

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Maya Monday - XGen - extension1 improvments
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Maya Monday - XGen - extension1 improvments

Posted 19 August 2014 3:08 am by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Education ,

Some XGen workflow improvements have been made in Maya 2015 extension 1.

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Visualizing the 1968 Earthrise with Maya
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Visualizing the 1968 Earthrise with Maya

Posted 18 August 2014 2:17 pm by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization , Education ,

NASA used Maya to recreate the famous 1968 Earthrise photo

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SP2 for 3ds Max 2015 and 3ds Max Design 2015 are available
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SP2 for 3ds Max 2015 and 3ds Max Design 2015 are available

Posted 12 August 2014 2:09 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization , Education ,

Get them from the Autodesk Application Manager or from the Autodesk downloads site

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