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Visual Effects

Learn how to create visual effects for 3D animations, film, or television with After Effects, Maya, CINEMA 4D, as well as other compositing packages like Nuke. These courses also show how to create realistic composites, dynamic particle systems, and other special effects.
John Hersey

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  • view course page for Cloth Simulation in Blender

    Learn how to simulate cloth, control its appearance, and make it interact realistically with other objects in your scene, using Blender.

    2h 0m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Cloth Simulation in 3ds Max

    Create realistic garments and fabrics, from T-shirts to tablecloths, with the Cloth system in 3ds Max.

    3h 20m
    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 Getting Started with CAT Rigging Tools in 3ds Max

    Discover an alternative to the traditional character rigging workflow with the Character Animation Toolkit (CAT) toolset for 3ds Max, which offers quick preset character rigs as well as custom tools for creating a rig from scratch.

    2h 33m
    Intermediate
     
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