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Modeling Aero Clouds
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Modeling Aero Clouds

Posted 3 December 2015 10:07 pm by Adrian Graham on Valhalla

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization ,

Lee Fraser (Technical Specialist for Maya at Autodesk) walks us through a simple yet clever way to model clouds using aero sims.

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Webinars en Español - Los Videos
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Webinars en Español - Los Videos

Posted 3 December 2015 8:32 pm by Rodrigo Assaf on CG Samba

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

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

Watch now 3 Webinars presented in Spanish. 3DS Max 2016, Maya 2016 and Cloud Rendering A360.

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Want to try Sketch-based Animation with Project Draco?
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Want to try Sketch-based Animation with Project Draco?

Posted 3 December 2015 1:37 am by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

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

Industry: Games , Creative Finishing , Professional Video , Design Visualization , Education ,

Autodesk Research has made Project Draco available on Autodesk Labs for Feedback

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Maya Monday - Baking Dynamics to Joints
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Maya Monday - Baking Dynamics to Joints

Posted 2 December 2015 3:58 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Maya LT ,

Industry: Games , Education ,

A super quick and easy demos showing how to transfer Spline_IK driven by a nHair simulation to joint rotations

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You have to install Service Pack 2 as it isn't included with Extension 2!
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You have to install Service Pack 2 as it isn't included with Extension 2!

Posted 2 December 2015 11:44 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

Installing the extension on it's own isn't enough.

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3ds Max 2016 Extension 2
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3ds Max 2016 Extension 2

Posted 1 December 2015 3:16 pm by eperlberg on The Max Makers

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization ,

3ds Max 2016 Extension 2 has arrived. With new features to MCG, to new Map types, to "one click" 3D Printing. There's a little something for everyone.

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A360 rendering doesn' t use hidden lights
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A360 rendering doesn' t use hidden lights

Posted 27 November 2015 10:30 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

Instead it'll use a default light

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A360 rendering fails without a explanation
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A360 rendering fails without a explanation

Posted 26 November 2015 2:10 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

A possible explanation for this situation is related to what's hidden in the scene file.

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Physical camera and changing the focus for depth of field
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Physical camera and changing the focus for depth of field

Posted 25 November 2015 11:20 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

Causes possibly unwanted but realistic changes in field of view.

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Chris Landreth talks about facial animation, the early days of Maya and filmmaking
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Chris Landreth talks about facial animation, the early days of Maya and filmmaking

Posted 24 November 2015 11:57 am by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk MotionBuilder , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Games , Design Visualization , Education ,

A great interview with Chris Landreth on his experiences in the animation industry

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