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A particle system is the engine that drives effects like smoke, rain, fire, and other phenomena that require a large number of small moving objects. Learn to create these effects and more in 3D modeling software like Maya, 3ds Max, and CINEMA 4D.

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  • view course page for Dynamics and Particles in Modo

    Learn how to use Modo's dynamics and particle systems to create physics-based animations that impress.

    1h 1m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Rigid Body Simulations in Blender

    Meet the family of rigid body simulation tools available in Blender and learn how to create realistic 3D movement and collisions.

    2h 39m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Liquid Simulation in Maya

    Bring scenes to life by building realistic fluid simulations in Maya, including foam and bubbles, liquid being poured, and volumetric liquid in a container.

    2h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Fluid Effects in Maya

    Learn to render realistic bodies of water such as ponds and oceans and underwater shots with Maya—essential skills in a visual effects artist's toolkit.

    2h 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Simulations in MassFX and 3ds Max

    Introduces the viewer to the complete range of options available in the 3ds Max MassFX (also known as PhysX) toolset.

    3h 53m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Particle and Fire Effects with Maya

    Shows how to generate stunning special effects simulations in Maya, including exploding fireworks, tumbling snowflakes, and burning flames.

    3h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Particle Effects in 3ds Max

    Create dynamic, randomly generated particle effects that can emulate snow, rain, steam, explosions, and more in 3ds Max animation projects.

    5h 53m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maya Particle Effects

    Highlights some Maya features including how to reuse MEL expressions as well as how to manipulate paint effects to give particles a final look and feel.

    2h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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