Category Archives: free

Top 5 accessories to get the most out of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema camera 4k

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Hi all, if you are thinking about getting BlackMagic Design’s pocket cinema camera 4k, or you already have one, then this video might help. I share my thoughts on the top 5 accessories that will help you be a more efficient shooter who is able to get better footage. Although some of this is subjective and there are many other options out there I think the items I list work well and strike a good balance between quality and cost. The BMPCC4k is a great camera, with wonderful IQ but really benefits from a few simple add ons. For general…

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Tutorial | The parallax effect with photoshop

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I was recently asked if it was possible to add some depth to a photo, using only photoshop and here's the answer. Of course you can use Fusion or After Effects but for a quick efficient result Photoshop does the job and handles a lot of the tedium for you. If you have any questions leave a comment or head over to my patreon page: www.patreon.com/pariahstudios https://youtu.be/ytf7oqc-1uY
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Radeon ProRender with Maya tutorial

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Hello all and happy new year. Hope you are all rested and recovering from the festivities. Things are hotting up here already but for now I just wanted to share this tutorial I created for Digital Arts, all about using Radeon ProRender inside maya. It’s a great renderer, with a lovely material library and works a treat. Follow the link to read the tutorial and don’t forget ProRender is free, so grab it and give it a try. I had a lot of fun writing it and it was also a great reason to bring back MilgBot.

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FUSION | Sliding text reveal tutorial

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https://youtu.be/m18z8JniQF0 Hi everybody. I was recently asked how to achieve a sliding text reveal in Fusion. This is a question I get a fair bit as it's a common task, so here is a video showing a couple of simple methods. One shows how to use the most basic text controls to animate, while the other uses animated polygonal masks. This is unedited video so you get to see me mess up too, something I think it's important to keep in. If you have any more tutorial requests or topics you'd like me to talk about let me know in...
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Fusion 8 tutorial: 3D fog

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Hi all, I get a lot of tutorial requests and in the last few weeks a good few people have been asking me to cover 3d fog in Fusion, so I decided to sit down and quickly record one. I start off in C4D putting together a really simple scene, so you can see that imported files work just as well as native fusion objects. Then, in fusion, I show how to set things up and get your fog in place. It's a very basic video but gets you started and shows how the nodes link up. If you would...
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Fusion 8 | Intro to 3D workspace and motion graphics

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In this video I show you the very very basics of getting started with motion graphics within Fusion. Fusion is about as capable and deep as it get's but can be intimidating to the newcomer. Hopefully this video will give you some starter tips to help you explore what is possible. Thanks to all my patreon supporters and if you like this video and want to learn more please check here: https://www.patreon.com/pariahstudios?ty=h
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Cinema 4D Essentials 03 | Particles (& happy holidays)

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Hi all. I did a tutorial a few years ago based on growing a festive tree, using splines and it was really popular, so I thought I'd revisit the idea this year and record a little tutorial to accompany the animation, so here it is.   Don't forget if you want to get hold of the scene files ofr all my tutorials and support me at the same time then please head over to check out my patreon page. Thanks to you all for a great year and see you a kilo or two heavier in a week or so!...
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Cinema 4D Essentials 02. Modeling with splines

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This series is all about getting back to basics. If you are new to 3D or cinema 4D then it's a great place to start, as it shows you how to get the most out of a few simple tools. This second video introduces the spline tools and I go through four methods of creating geometry using splines. This is a really quick way to model certain things and in some cases the only real way. Also a huge thanks to my patreon supporters: James, Juan, Mohammad and Peter. Your support means the world to me! For more info and...
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