A Little Farther to the Right (Part 1)

A Little Farther to the Right (Part 1)

"A little farther to the right" is a scene based on the render "Breakfast in the Eighties" which I completed in September 2013. I tried to keep the "vintage" look of the original scene, but changed the lighting and…

Posted: May 16, 2014
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Positioning Dominoes with Expressions

Positioning Dominoes with Expressions

This tutorial will show you how to setup and arrange dominoes in different formations using XGen. We will use one of the preset expressions to drive the Twist attribute and by doing so create some interesting patterns.…

Posted: May 11, 2014
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Splines: Jumping Spider

Splines: Jumping Spider

This tutorial is a beginners guide to using splines with XGen and MtoA. It shows you how to create the hairs for a jumping spider model using a combination of XGen Splines and Maya's Paint Effects and deformation tools…

Posted: May 01, 2014
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Part 4: Multi-Tile Displacement Mapping/Shader Assignment

Part 4: Multi-Tile Displacement Mapping/Shader Assignment

In the final part of this multi-tile UV mapping tutorial, PixelGun Studio CG Supervisor Brian Freisinger will cover both how to use displacement with multi-tile UV mapping, as well as an alternate method of assigning…

Posted: Apr 26, 2014
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Part 3: Multi-Tile Shader Setup/Rendering in Maya

Part 3: Multi-Tile Shader Setup/Rendering in Maya

Now that you have your object (the cube primitive) laid out with multi-tile UV maps and six texture maps you extracted from Mudbox, Brian Freisinger will demonstrate the two ways you can assign your textures in a shader…

Posted: Apr 17, 2014
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Part 2: Multi-Tile UV Mapping / Multi-Tile Painting in Mudbox

Part 2: Multi-Tile UV Mapping / Multi-Tile Painting in Mudbox

In Part 2 of this tutorial, Brian Freisinger will export our multi-tiled geometry as an .OBJ and bring it into Mudbox for painting

Posted: Apr 17, 2014
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