Check out this insightful tutorial by Joël LeLièvre where he creates a Plexus-like effect using 3DS Max and an older version of thinkingParticles - nevertheless, cebas have decided to republish it due to popular demand. The thinkingParticles logic therein is still very useful.
Joel LeLievre/ DelicateMachines.com Insight Interview https://www.cebas.com/?pid=testimonial&tid=152
In it, Joel has shared info about his work, working in the US (the Visa issue) and what is a Generalist. Find Joel at http://www.delicatemachines.com/
Find more information about thinkingParticles @cebas.com/thinkingparticles, Joel's tutorial is still a great help for those learning tP logic. If need be, you can purchase the scene file used in the tutorial from https://goo.gl/UsdAEW
Joël LeLièvre is a CG Generalist & FX Artist with over 12 years experience in motion graphics for features film, television, web, and print.
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