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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. Constructing a Strikingly Accurate Tattoo Gun in Maya

    9 Posts
    Over the course of this in-depth series, you’ll learn how to precision model hard surface objects, create professional UV’s, and how a combination of hand painting techniques and images can be used to create convincing textures. Once complete, you’ll have a good understanding of the workflow used by professional artists and be able to apply the techniques to future projects.
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  2. Stylized Snowman and Xpresso Driven Trees in Cinema 4D

    4 Posts
    In this series, you'll create a very cool stylized snowman and some Xpresso-based Christmas trees. First, you’ll go through the modeling process where you'll create the snowman and use some basic sculpting techniques to create his scarf and hat. You'll then take a look at adding materials and lighting, and finish up by building some customizable Xpresso based trees for the background.
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  3. World War II Willys Jeep in Modo

    10 Posts
    This ten part tutorial series, will teach you how to model and UV Map a Willys Jeep from WWII in Modo 601. This series of tutorials is for users new to modeling and mapping in Modo, and requires a basic knowledge in viewport navigation and Modo's user interface.
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  4. Building Thor's Hammer in Maya

    2 Posts
    In this two part tutorial, Chandan Kumar shows you how to model, uv map, texture, light and render, Thor’s hammer. In the first part, Chandan builds the hammer from scratch using various poly modeling tools and techniques, and then covers UVMapping and texture creation in part two.
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  5. Product Modeling and Rendering in Cinema 4D

    2 Posts
    In this two part series, Aleksey Voznesenski takes you through the process of Modeling, Texturing, Lighting and Rendering a high poly lipstick container in C4D. Lessons include, box modeling, understanding Hypernurbs, creating and applying materials, setting up quick preview renders, and tweaking Global Illumination to achieve a high quality render.
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  6. 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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