1. 3D & Motion Graphics

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. Photorealistic USB Cable with Maya and Mental Ray

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    In this series you'll go through the process of modeling and rendering a photo-realistic USB cable in Autodesk Maya. You will also learn to use Mental Ray, along with the new architectural materials, render layers, and Photoshop, to create a fast, accurate, photo-realistic depth of field.
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  2. Texturing a Human Face

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    In this two hour, multi-part video tutorial, you'll follow professional Game artist and teacher, Dan Cox, as he provides insight into his thought process and workflow when unwrapping and texturing a human face. The techniques and theories that Dan teaches here can be used in either video game, or film work.
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  3. Model, Sculpt and Texture a Monster in 3ds Max and ZBrush

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    This series covers creating a Demon-like 'Lok Warrior' with realistic muscle anatomy. In the first part of the tutorial you'll create the base mesh for the character using poly modeling. In part two we'll take that mesh into ZBrush and sculpt intricate muscle anatomy, and finally texture the character in the third and final part.
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