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Render product shots in their best light with Maya and After Effects.
Present product renderings in their best light with 3ds Max and After Effects.
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Create, render, and customize fur and hair for your 3D models 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.
Bring scenes to life by building realistic fluid simulations in Maya, including foam and bubbles, liquid being poured, and volumetric liquid in a container.
Dive deep into the Hypershade window and shader creation with Maya and the mental ray rendering engine.
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