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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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Cinema 4D Quick Tip: Using layered materials

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https://youtu.be/on0o956cRiU In this quick tip I talk about how you can use layered materials (not to be confused with the layer shader) inside Cinema 4D to enable quick and easy control of the size and placement of certain elements of your materials, with resorting to simple tiling, which may affect other aspects of the material. For a selection of over 340+ fully procedural materials head over to thepixellab.net and check out the pack.   .
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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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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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Cinema 4D Essentials 01: Model a chair

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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. In fact, using the methods here you can model just about anything. Of course as the series progresses you will learn how to make life more efficient and easier but this video will be a great place to start off from. For more visit the site: pariahstudios.co.uk Also a huge thanks to my patreon supporters: James, Juan, Mohammad and Peter….

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Fusion 8 | Bumpy materials

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  In this weeks video I show you how to star using Fusion’s internal material system, which is powerful, easy to use and gives instant feedback. I create a really basic material with just a colour and a bump but you can use the same workflow to creat pretty much unlimited materials. Just tinker with tools and don’t forget that the image input for the heightmap can be any image. It doesn’t have to be a noise, so if you a re looking to create something specific just use a loader tool instead of the fastnoise. Great for grills, coins…

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Quick tip 8 | Constraints

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In this brief quick tip video I show you how to use the constraint tag form the character tags menu,to stick one object to another. I show one use of the tag in the video but if you experiment with the other options you will discover lots that you can do and it goes to show that you should look in all the menus to see what you can come up with.This tip would work for plants and grass on a landscape, details on a space ship and so much more.

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