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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. Model a Photo-realistic Swiss Army Knife in Modo

    3 Posts
    Subdivision modeling is an extremely powerful tool that can allow you to add high levels of detail to your models in a relatively short amount of time. In this series, professional Modo artist, Matt Braeley, will demonstrate how to model a photo-realistic Swiss Army knife, using polygonal and subdivision modeling techniques in Modo 302.
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  2. Model a High-Poly Car Wheel in 3D Studio Max

    2 Posts
    The wheels are an often overlooked, but an extremely important element in perfecting the look of any car, and the many techniques and tools needed to properly build them can be applied to nearly any hard surface modeling project. In this intermediate/ advanced level tutorial, you'll learn how to model a detailed high-poly car rim and tire from blueprints in 3D Studio Max.
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  3. Rocky Video Game Terrain in Blender

    4 Posts
    In this series, you'll learn how to create a finished environment for Blender's Game Engine. The main focus of the series will be texturing and lighting, but you'll also learn how to use some custom 2D filters to enhance the final result.
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  4. Making of The Tunnel in Maya and Photoshop

    3 Posts
    In this series you'll learn how to create a fantastic tunnel scene in Maya, and then add some final lighting touches in Photoshop. You'll follow Abed Ibrahim through the entire process of Modeling, Texturing, Shading, and Rendering the scene, and finally arrive at the spectacular result shown here.
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  5. Create a Bursting Liquid Apple Effect with RealFlow, C4D & AE

    3 Posts
    In this series, you'll learn how to create a bullet shooting through a liquid apple. You'll begin in RealFlow where you'll setup the scene using proxy objects, and learn how to import the data you created into Cinema 4D for multi-pass rendering. It's then into After Effects, where you'll learn to import .aec data from Cinema 4D, isolate individual elements and create post effects.
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