Category Archives: 3ds Max

Andrew Kramer’s Element 3D

This is the best news so far for 3D in After Effects: Element 3D. A review. GPU compatibility

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More on 3ds Max and After Effects integration

Exporting 3D camera from After Effects to Max Lynda.com Import 3D camera into After Effects Render from Max RPF and include the Z Depth information, required to recreate my 3Dmax Camera in After Effects. Extract the data into a usable … Continue reading

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After Effects CS6 3D Camera Tracker

Do not use a tripod for your shot. The tracker needs image scaling (moving on Z depth) in order to create 3D data. Panning from a fixed tripod will not provide this, so instead, dolly in/out of your scene. http://forums.adobe.com/thread/1035068

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3ds Max 2013 and After Effects Integration: State Sets and the Slate Compositer

The Slate Compositor sets up a link to a file that can be imported into After Effects. Here are some tutorials on the subject: http://vimeo.com/31092754 http://library.creativecow.net/articles/hurwicz_michael/3ds-Max_2013-State-sets/video-tutorial http://docs.autodesk.com/3DSMAX/15/ENU/3ds-Max-Help/index.html?url=files/GUID-77566824-8EA2-4571-9C5A-56B7B332BFC0.htm,topicNumber=d30e474121 This one includes installing the After Effects plugin http://www.digitaltutors.com/11/training.php?vid=17748 Also this is on … Continue reading

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Tool Video, the making of

Dan G. found this in our animation 2 class How Tool made an animation video

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Tutorials collection: Max, other 3D, drawing etc.

http://www.graphixshare.com/tutorials/

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Bokeh effect in 3ds Max

A student in my 3ds Max class found this nice tutorial on getting a Bokeh effect in Max.

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iStock Photos

A place to get images.

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Cinema 4D and After Effects

Is anyone using Cinema 4D with their After Effects projects?

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Modo

3D artists are saying Modo is the up and coming tool for modeling. Anyone try it?

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