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Vue 6 xStream Essential Training

with Larry Mitchell

Video: Welcome

How to plan and create spectacular effects in Vue 6 xStream, such as a bird's-eye view of clouds or a cityscape.
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  1. 1m 21s
    1. Welcome
    2. How to use the exercise files
  2. 26m 49s
    1. The interface
      3m 27s
    2. Viewports
      8m 0s
    3. Selecting and transforming objects
      10m 53s
    4. Essential preferences
      2m 32s
    5. Drop and Smart Drop
      1m 57s
  3. 1h 30m
    1. Using the World Browser
      4m 58s
    2. Primitives
      5m 57s
    3. Rocks
      5m 36s
    4. Plants and trees
      7m 11s
    5. Adding and editing standard terrains
      11m 40s
    6. Adding and editing procedural terrains
      5m 2s
    7. Water
      4m 38s
    8. MetaClouds
      7m 6s
    9. Planets
      3m 15s
    10. Using images to create terrain
      6m 15s
    11. Preparing images to create and control terrain
      19m 28s
    12. Using DEM files to create real-world terrain
      9m 53s
  4. 16m 32s
    1. Library objects
      4m 19s
    2. Text objects
      7m 21s
    3. Imported 3D objects
      4m 52s
  5. 19m 17s
    1. Ventilator objects
      4m 7s
    2. Boolean objects
      3m 53s
    3. Metablob objects
      8m 7s
    4. Group objects
      3m 10s
  6. 1h 44m
    1. Working with Vue materials
      8m 43s
    2. Creating basic materials
      5m 51s
    3. Animated materials
      3m 43s
    4. Adding EcoSystems
      4m 9s
    5. Editing EcoSystems
      17m 45s
    6. Creating EcoSystems
      8m 2s
    7. Painting EcoSystems
      14m 30s
    8. Painting to edit EcoSystems
      4m 40s
    9. Instance selection
      3m 12s
    10. Editing functions
      11m 8s
    11. Displacement mapping
      3m 39s
    12. HyperTextures
      6m 54s
    13. Sub-Surface Scattering
      12m 5s
  7. 36m 58s
    1. Light types
      8m 35s
    2. Controlling and editing lights
      17m 15s
    3. Converting objects to area lights
      11m 8s
  8. 25m 43s
    1. Controlling the camera
      10m 38s
    2. Advanced camera options
      11m 16s
    3. Using frame guides
      3m 49s
  9. 1h 47m
    1. Changing atmospheres
      4m 43s
    2. Editing the sun
      3m 55s
    3. Adding and editing cloud layers
      9m 1s
    4. Choosing and editing lighting models
      17m 14s
    5. Comparing lighting models
      2m 20s
    6. Editing sky, fog, and haze
      13m 29s
    7. Editing the wind
      12m 46s
    8. Creating stars
      5m 6s
    9. Creating rainbows
      4m 20s
    10. Creating ice rings
      2m 50s
    11. Adding lens flares
      9m 32s
    12. Using reflection maps
      3m 38s
    13. Working with clouds
      19m 0s
  10. 29m 11s
    1. Setting render quality
      9m 34s
    2. Choosing a renderer
      8m 30s
    3. Render destination
      2m 53s
    4. Picture size and resolution
      1m 27s
    5. Rendering animation
      6m 47s
  11. 1h 0m
    1. Basic animation
      6m 28s
    2. Track animation
      2m 52s
    3. Animation links
      2m 8s
    4. Making an animation preview
      4m 26s
    5. Animation controls
      8m 11s
    6. Editing animation curves
      8m 37s
    7. Working with time splines
      4m 3s
    8. Animating an airplane
      5m 14s
    9. Animating a car
      10m 9s
    10. Rendering animation
      8m 36s
  12. 36m 12s
    1. Working with Poser characters
    2. Creating and exporting terrain
      5m 7s
    3. Animating a Poser character to terrain
      10m 12s
    4. Using a walking Poser 7 character in Vue 6
      7m 16s
    5. Using xStream with Cinema 4D
      12m 42s
  13. 15s
    1. Goodbye

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Vue 6 xStream Essential Training
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Vue 6 xStream Essential Training shows how to plan and create spectacular visual effects, from a bird's-eye view of clouds to city and landscape backgrounds. Instructor Larry Mitchell gives users a working knowledge of what can be done with Vue 6 xStream, including adding and editing ecosystems, working with cameras, animating objects, manipulating lighting, and more. He demonstrates how to achieve a variety of results on numerous different kinds of projects. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

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