Learn how to use the extensive range of tools in 3ds Max to render out elements for compositing in After Effects.
Learn how to animate and render a professional-looking 3D space scene with Maya.
Transform a 2D matte painting into a 3D scene, complete with a moving camera, shifting perspective, and an animated background.
Learn how to add light, color, and texture to a basic form using photographic references and the tools in Adobe Photoshop.
Takes a black-and-white drawing and shows how to use the five elements of light to paint the surfaces and create a realistically shaded backdrop in Photoshop.
Learn about the principles of linear perspective and find out how to create perspective drawings in Photoshop.
Learn to destroy a building with a fireball, using an After Effects 3D environment, Maya dynamic simulations, and matte painted elements.
Learn to create new worlds, both fanciful and totally realistic, for films with digital matte paintings in this Photoshop tutorial.
Discover how to create render passes in Maya, recombine the passes in After Effects, and motion track the passes to live-action video footage that contains a moving camera or a moving character.
Shows how to turn a daytime summer scene into a nighttime winter scene using Photoshop and After Effects, with illustrator David Mattingly's production-proven matte painting techniques.
Use some source images, a downloaded 3D object, and Photoshop's tools to create a striking composition.
Shows how to build, illuminate, and render realistic 3D scenes in Photoshop CS5 Extended.
Drawing six kinds of objects and manipulating them in 3D space.
Create textured type and drawing objects that can be manipulated in 3D space in Photoshop.
Reviews the new 3D panel in Photoshop CS4, and demonstrates how to use 3D files in other applications.