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Arnold 5 and upcoming tutorials

Arnold 5 and upcoming tutorials

Hello Ladys and Gents! As the majority already knows, Arnold 5 ( Arnold core version 5.0 and MtoA version 2.0) has been released with a lot of new features and improvements to the already great render engine. Please follow this link for an in depth…

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The Surface Database – Now in the AppStore

The Surface Database – Now in the AppStore

To create the best looking shaders you need the most accurate values available. The Surface Database is intended for beginners and up to professionals who want to create realistic looking shaders and materials for private or commercial use. – With this Database you will be…

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New tutorial concept: Material Series

New tutorial concept: Material Series

I have started a new tutorial concept called Material Series. In that series I will reproduce real world shaders using procedural shading techniques to create a believable shaders. If you have any specific references which you want me to create a material tutorial for, please…

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[MtoA] – Realistic shader for glass

[MtoA] – Realistic shader for glass

Never get transparent objects to look right? Are they always too clean and look fake? Learn how to add smudges and more breakup to your renders

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[MtoA] – Proper Eyes learn how to do it

[MtoA] – Proper Eyes learn how to do it

Ever wondered how to shader realistic eyeballs? I will show you how to do it properly using professional tips and techniques

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[MtoA] – Create realistic edge breakup using curvature

[MtoA] – Create realistic edge breakup using curvature

Use curvature shaders to break up edges and surfaces to add more realistic details to your shaders.

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[MtoA] – The series continues…Skin shader, displacement and more

[MtoA] – The series continues…Skin shader, displacement and more

I have continued to work on the MtoA series for Maya 2017 using Arnold. Most of the videos show a practical approach on day to day problems in the rendering and lighting world. Also I present you with tips and tricks of my experience in…

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[MtoA] – The power of alShader and Utility nodes explained – Maya 2017

[MtoA] – The power of alShader and Utility nodes explained – Maya 2017

In this series of videos, you will learn the material basics of the aiStandard and the alSurface shader with the newly implemented Arnold renderer in Maya 2017. I will show you great tricks I am using on daily basis in feature film production.

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Video Copilot releases Element 3D V2

Originally posted on 7 October. Scroll down for updates. Video Copilot has unveiled Element 3D V2, a major update to its GPU-accelerated tool for rendering 3D models and animations within After Effects: one that brings the plugin closer to being a complete 3D toolset within…

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