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Meet AJ Jefferies, the AREA Artist of the Month.

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New Bifrost for Maya Community

Your one-stop shop for all things Bifrost, from pre-built graphs to news and tutorials.

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Autodesk and Unity Partnership

Discover the Power of Real-time 3D

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Thriving with Shotgun: Setting Creative Teams up for Success
The panelists in this session are all focused on the same goal: setting up creative teams and projects to truly succeed. See how they use Shotgun to...
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Autodesk Flame: Revolutionizing AI for VFX and Compositing
This presentation from Autodesk's Vision Series looks at how AI is being used for Machine Learning in Flame's toolset, and how that changes VFX and Compositing...
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Unity and Autodesk: Streamlining Workflows
With 3D content in film and TV requiring new approaches to production pipelines, see how Autodesk and Unity have teamed up to introduce a new and enhanced...
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Introducing Bifrost for Maya
A new visual programming environment with physically-based dynamic solvers makes it possible to create blockbuster-worthy effects like smoke, fire, snow, and...
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Rendering an apartment visualization: A 3D arch viz breakdown
See how 3D Artist Ryan Elliot creates his apartment visualizations in this 3D arch viz breakdown
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Blog Post
Creating a 3D fantasy-inspired Orc with 3ds Max and Maya
Dive into Michael Robson's 3D creature creation workflow for making his Orc render, based on a concept by Dave Rapoza.
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Tutorial
Billowing Smoke & Fire
Learn to create the rolling smoke simulation and how to tranform it into a raging wall of fire by using the Arnold Standard Volume shader.
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Blog Post
Rigging and grooming a 3D cartoon character in Maya
From sculpting and painting to grooming and rigging in Maya, João Victor Ferreira takes us through the making of "Farmer."
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Life in 3D
WTH does a Visualization Artist do?
Alexandra Zedalis from The Third Floor tells us what the day-to-day for a Visualization Artist looks like.
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Life in 3D
Duc Phil Nguyen
Congratulations to Duc Phil Nguyen for having been voted the 2019 AREA Artist of the Year by the community and our panel of judges!
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