In this set of videos, you will see how to use PFlow to write on paper from an animated pencil. In order to show the flexibility of this system, i will show you how to create a Spirograph and use the resulting pencil animation to draw on paper. Then, to challenge this system a bit, you'll see how to animate the paper using the cloth modifier and have the ink slowly dry on the paper as the paper is animated.
Creating custom properties for 3D objects allows you to define meta data that can be part of the object but is not necessarily related to its 3D definition. This workflow is great for games assets but has also many applications in many industries. In this set of video tutorials, i cover 2 techniques for adding meta data (or custom properties) to objects. And, for both techniques, i show you the user interface and the scritped methods.
With the blog, The Area's manager has build a wonderful space for me to continue posting video tutorials. But, if you want to have access to my original free video tutorials, you can now follow a dedicated link. There are more than 100 tips and tricks there on all sorts of subjects.
Just got back from an amazing Siggraph in New Orleans. We presented 3ds Max in the Autodesk theatre a few times a day and after the presentations, few questions were asked in private. While my memory is still fresh, i recorded follow up videos to explain certain aspects of the demos in a bit more depth.