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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 Cartoon Plesiosaur with Maya & ZBrush

    2 Posts
    In this two part series, you'll learn how to model, sculpt, UVMap and texture a cartoon Plesiosaur using Maya, ZBrush, NEX, Roadkill and V-Ray. Part one includes creating a base mesh in Maya from concept art, sculpting and detailing in ZBrush and Re-topology in Maya using Nex. Part two covers texturing, baking polypaint data using xNormal and shader creation in Maya.
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  2. 'Little Big Planet' Inspired Bunny

    2 Posts
    In this series, professional character artist and rigger Shaun Keenan will walk you through the process of creating a toon style bunny inspired by Little Big Planet’s Sackboy. You'll learn about sculpting in ZBrush, UVMapping with Roadkill, Texture creation in Photoshop, and Rigging in this two part series.
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  3. Jack On: Creating a Futurama Inspired Bender Portrait

    2 Posts
    Inspired by Furturama, this two part series teaches you how to create an awesome portrait of Bender "Jacking On". As the goal of this tutorial is portrait creation rather then modeling, you'll learn how an existing model can be further modified and re-purposed to create an entirely new piece of art.
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  4. Stylized Car In Maya: The Complete Workflow

    7 Posts
    In this massive, multi-part tutorial, you'll follow professional CG artist Shaun Keenan, as he walks you through the entire process of creating a high-end, production quality stylized car from scratch using Maya. Throughout the series you'll gain valuable insights into the tools and techniques used by professional artists, while working your way to a fully realized model.
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  5. Productivity and Building a Better Workflow

    13 Posts
    Whether you're relatively new to computer graphics or an experienced cg veteran. It's important to have a personal workflow in place that allows you to be productive. Taking the time to customize your software's interface, learn keyboard shortcuts, strategize a new project or build your own personal asset library may seem daunting or unnecessary at first, but in the long run setting these up early on will save you an enormous amount of time.
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