As a newbie in Arnold, I run into problems when it comes to stacking materials in the old fashioned Cinema 4D way. Therefore a tutorial how you can mimic the same effect by stacking shaders and images in layers inside one Arnold Material.
MoGraph Candy’s Dan Conrad has a look at the various ways you are able to automate animation in C4d, showing ten different ways you can animate without keyframes C4D.There are most likely many, many ways you can get an object moving in C4d, and they don’t all have to involve Xpresso or scripting. Dan has an exploratory look […]
Here’s a video showing the new features I’ve added to my bhGhost tool (original short video here https://vimeo.com/49638174) and showing some typical workflows and uses of it. UPDATE December 2012 – I’ve added a new feature to make this much faster to set up for multiple characters, check that out here – https://vimeo.com/55820912 The script […]
1. Reference images, blueprints, backdrops, measurements 2. Organizing scenes 3. Amount of polygons 4. Plan topology 5. Define Goal 6. Begin in flat land 7. Order of execution 8. Check after each step 9. Repeat, dont fix 10. Focus on complex areas first 11. Isolate problems 12. Backups 13. Keep it parametric 14. Use textures […]
There is always a need for speed in this fast paced motion design world. It’s definitely something we can all agree on. You can always get more money, but you can’t get more time. That’s the truth. Every day I look for ways to speed up my workflow, and there are so many ways to […]
Summit 79 – Creating Silky Smooth Eases in After Effects Today we’ll look at two easy tricks to put your keyframes at ease (full of jokes today). I’ve always found that setting up a ‘base’ animation is a great to way to make headway on a project – especially with a tight deadline. Then I […]
The Placer node in MASH lets you draw MASH instances on surfaces. A user in the Autodesk Knowledge Network asked how he could animate the process of drawing. Here are two different methods, both are using the Visibility node.
Here’s a rig tip about rotation pivots that can be moved and animated allowing you to easily re-position the pivot wherever you need to rotate something from and key the position to change it multiple times in an animation. Share this video: This video gives a description of what a movable pivot is (also called […]