Introducing Maya 2018 – The Maya Blog of TJ Galda

It’s time to celebrate. Maya 2018 has arrived! With enhancements all over including modeling, animation, and motion graphics workflows, we’ve continued to focus on helping artists work faster and more efficiently. If

Creating a meteor fireball using Trapcode Particular in After Effects

Creating a dramatic meteoric show and impact scene, Adrian C. Koutz shows how to use TrapCode Particular in After Effects to build fireballs and smoke trails, sharing tips for compositing to achieve

Tracer bullets or laser shots

In this case i needed to do a tracer bullets shots for some of live camera shots and this video tutorial where is used Red Giant Trapcode Particular plug-in for Adobe After

Hand written text effect – Reveal

I have been chosen to deal with a small trick effect of revealing text slowly like it is written by pen in the hand. After a while and few false attempts i

AUTODESK M&E ROADSHOW PRAGUE 2017 ​- 23. 5. 2017

Free conference and learn more about innovations in 3ds Max, Maya, Stingray and Shotgun

How to create a realistic animated ocean in Maya

In this short tutorial I am going to show you how to set up an ocean in Maya using a preset. I will also explain the way to animate it so you

Using Fluids to drive Motion Graphics in Maya

Here’s a fun example of using a 2d and 3d fluid texture node as a strength map to drive the motion inside a MASH network.

Quick auto rig in Maya 2017

If you haven’t noticed it yet, it’s a pretty amazing little tool that will analyze a character mesh or meshes and auto-magically figure out how to build skeleton as well as a

Autodesk Maya 2017: Graph Editor Updates

Steven Roselle finally got around to recording a review of the more general animation updates for Autodesk Maya 2017. The new and improved Graph Editor has not only been re-architected to run

Maya Symmetrical Modeling Workflows

Autodesk made a lot of improvements to Maya’s symmetrical modeling capabilities over the last year. Here is a review that was posted a few months ago.