How to Setup and Create the Effect of Animated 3d Strokes in both Maya and 3ds Max

 

In this tutorial, Dror Lazar demonstrates how to setup and create the effect of animated 3D strokes. Dror shows techniques in both Maya and 3ds Max.

Create a Jelly Like Text Animation in Cinema 4d and after Effects

Learn the tools necessary to create interesting and captivating motion graphics in this exciting look into modeling, rigging, animation, materials, lighting, rendering and compositing using Cinema 4D and After Effects.

Animation and Rigging Techniques for Architecture Visualization by Louis Marcoux

An excellent series of video tutorials explaining rigging concepts like linking (parenting), IK chains, wire parameters, reaction controllers, lock and limit controllers, orientation constraint, position constraint, look at constraint, path constraint, spline IK and motion capture controller. Must see if you do any kind of rigging within 3ds Max.

Build an Advanced Drifting Car Rig in 3ds Max Part 2

Part two of the Advanced Drifting Car Rig tutorial that can be found here: http://3dessentials.com/tutorials/build-an-advanced-drifting-car-rig-in-3ds-max/

How to Setup a Simple Car Rig to Get Body Motion and Wheels Rotating

Another great tutorial on setting up a car rig with automated body motions and wheel rotations. This technique could be taking a lot further but gives you a great base to start.