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MEL Scripting in Maya LT 2014 Extension 2

MEL Scripting in Maya LT 2014 Extension 2

In this tutorial, technical marketing specialist Matthew Doyle gives a beginner-level introduction to MEL scripting within Maya LT 2014 Extension 2. The video covers the use of the Script Editor to write scripts from…

Posted: Dec 04, 2013
Published by: WesleyAdams
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A LIFELIKE PORTRAIT: Breaking Down Photorealism

A LIFELIKE PORTRAIT: Breaking Down Photorealism

Let your head do the hard work for you... or something like that. A few weeks ago, after seeing an illustration I created, Fianna Wong from AREA approached me, asking if I could write a tutorial about how I created the…

Posted: Dec 04, 2013
Published by: the area
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Kon-Tiki Shark Shot Walk-Through – by ILP

Kon-Tiki Shark Shot Walk-Through – by ILP

A brief chronology of the key stages Swedish VFX studio ILP went through, to produce the epic shark-on-raft scene in the Oscar-nominated film "Kon-Tiki".

Posted: Dec 03, 2013
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Futuristic Russian Attack Helicopter (Mi-27R) - High & Low Poly

Futuristic Russian Attack Helicopter (Mi-27R) - High & Low Poly

Brian Burrell shows his rendition of his favourite Russian Mi-24 Hind gunship helicopter, which was created in Maya for modeling, Mudbox for cleanup and 95% of the sculpted detail work as well as part of the texturing…

Posted: Oct 10, 2013
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Rendering an Abstract Head Using Render Curves

Rendering an Abstract Head Using Render Curves

Maya's Paint Effects are a fun and easy way to create complex curve shapes. This tutorial will show you how to render an abstract portrait head using a combination of Maya's Paint Effects brushes, render curves and…

Posted: Sep 24, 2013
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Building Complex AUTOCAD Shapes in 3ds Max

Building Complex AUTOCAD Shapes in 3ds Max

This tutorial by Aziz Khan is for people who are working in architectural visualization. You will start with an AutoCAD drawing file (DWG) and bring it into 3ds Max.

Posted: Sep 15, 2013
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