August 22, 2019
In order to have the most effective HDRI lighting simulations possible in your 3D comp, practical lighting references can be extremely helpful. If you want to take it a step further, we’re going to look at a method that will allow you to use those same practical lighting references to build accurate CG representations for your VFX shot with Cinema 4D and RedShift.
Today we’re going to explore a great tool for achieving realistic muscular physics for CG characters in Maya — Ziva VFX by Ziva Dynamics. Not only can Ziva VFX give you incredibly convincing character animations, but its true magic lies in the significant time savings it can yield for each shot.
ActionVFX is known for having the most extensive VFX stock footage library in the world, and it's all produced up to the professional industry standard — but nothing gets better than our Fire Elements! Continue polishing your VFX fire creations with ActionVFX Instructor Sander De Regt's tutorial.
Mixing a Boxx workstation with in-house customizations at ActionVFX creates a mechanical beast. We wanted to show you what all went into this new computer, from the Boxx configurations, to the customizations we added ourselves.
We know the importance of industry grade spark stock footage at ActionVFX. That's why we have cranked out four new Spark Element Collections in the past few weeks! Introducing Spark Bursts & Electrical Sparks Vol. 2!
Not only does gaming have strong crossovers with VFX from an industry and work perspective, but its themes, inspirations, and art direction itself are shared back and forth with the worlds of film, television, and online narratives. The result? Movies based on games and games based on movies!