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3D & Motion Graphics Learning Guides

Master 3D modelling and motion graphics with this awesome collection of learning guides. Each one is a collection of the best free tutorials to help you nail the topic of your choice.

For example, if you want to learn Adobe After Effects from scratch, you can't go wrong with the "Welcome to After Effects" guide. Then, when you've got the basics down, you can try some other guides like building a well-organised After Effects template or creating some stylish user interface elements.

You can also try plenty of other amazing learning guides covering practical projects in Cinema 4D, Maya, 3ds Max, and more.

  1. Create a Cool Disco-Themed Animated Intro

    2 Posts
    In this series you'll learn how to create a cool, music video inspired, disco-themed animation using 3ds Max, Cinema 4D and After Effects. You'll begin by modeling the virtual set in 3ds Max before moving into Cinema 4D, where you'll utilize it's tight integration with After Effects to create textures for the scene. You'll also animate the shots and composite everything in After Effects.
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  2. Commercial Production Series: Canon EFS 55-250mm Lens

    9 Posts
    In this massive nine part series, you'll learn how to create a stunning 36 second video advertisement for the Canon EPS 50-250mm zoom lens. The first three parts delve into the model's creation using 3D Studio Max. You'll then move into Cinema 4D for animation, materials and lighting and finish up with final compositing in After Effects.
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  3. Advanced Poly Modeling: Tassimo T-65 Home Brewing Station

    8 Posts
    In this tutorial series focused on product modeling and rendering, we’ll create the Tassimo T-65 Home Brewing Station from Bosch. Starting in 3D Studio Max, we’ll use a few simple blueprint images to do a block-out of the base, and then begin the process of breaking down and refining the model using more advanced poly modeling techniques to create the final high-res asset.
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  4. Realistic Shark in 3D Studio Max

    3 Posts
    In this series, you’ll learn how to create a believable shark in 3D Studio Max. Author Soni Kumari will walk you through the entire process of modeling the shark using 3D Studio Max’s standard poly modeling tool-set. Later parts in the series cover UV Mapping and Texturing, as well as creating a versatile and animation friendly rig for the Shark.
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  5. Model, Texture and Render a Realistic Light Bulb

    2 Posts
    In this two part series, brothers Andrew and Stefan Surmabojov are teaming up to show you how to create an ultra-realistic light bulb. Utilizing a powerful combination of tools from both 3D Studio Max and Cinema 4D, this series will show you how the two programs can be used together to achieve fantastic results.
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