Leaves Blowing in the Wind – 3DS Max

 

This tutorial fakes an otherwise difficult PF workflow using 3DS Max’s Foliage object. It also covers the creation of some simple bitmap textures in Photoshop or any other image editor. The animation you’ll create will be lightning fast to render and easy to incorporate into any scene. We also provide the completed scene (see the end of the tutorial).

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.

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.

Massive Black

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