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. The Complete Introduction to Motion Trackers

    12 Posts
    Motion Tracking is pretty much the "required reading" in the world of Visual Effects. Whether you're adding something to a shot or taking something out, if the shot is moving... you'll almost always have to track your shot to get the best result. Watch this brief Motion Tracking Overview and let us help you through the core information you need to know to be confident with Motion Trackers. Enjoy!
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  2. Model, Texture & Render a Gingerbread Man in Cinema 4D

    2 Posts
    In this Cinema 4D series, Aleksey Voznesenski will show you how to model a Gingerbread man using poly modeling techniques, discuss the importance of using reference images, and show you how to maintain a proper edge flow and good topology when modeling characters. He'll also cover creating materials, basic scene lighting and rendering in the second part.
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  3. '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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  4. Commercial Production Series: Razer Blade Gaming Laptop

    5 Posts
    Over the course of this seven part series, you'll learn the secrets of professional commercial creation, as you build a high quality advertising spot for a Razer gaming laptop from the ground up. utilizing the powerful combination of 3D Studio Max, Cinema 4D and After Effects, you'll work through the entire process in detail, with real-time instruction.
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  5. Create an Advanced Multi-Character Rig

    3 Posts
    In this series, you'll learn how to create a truly versatile and production friendly character rig for Futurama's Bender. Built inside the rig are various options for not only Bender’s wide range of movements, but options to change between various levels of mesh detail and materials on the fly, providing a wide assortment of helpful and innovative tools.
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