Fusion for Production - VFX Compositing with Fusion - 01 Installation of Reactor in Fusion & Resolve

In this tutorial series, we will talk about Blackmagic Fusion Studio and Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve (Fusion page) as a professional VFX Compositing package. We will dive into basic workflows and techniques to make your daily compositing work more effective and fun. This tutorial shows you how to install the free Reactor Package Manager in Blackmagic Fusion Studio and Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve and how to use it. We will install Cryptomatte,Read More

Blender 3.0 for Production - 2D & 3D Tracking Workflow - 11 Semi-automatic Tracking Workflow

Here is the next lesson of the Tracking Workshop. This time we will talk about semi-automatic tracking, which is a way of adding many trackers for shots, where you don’t want to add supervised trackers. Hope you like the lesson 🙂

Blender 3.0 for Production - 2D & 3D Tracking Workflow - 10 Object Integration, Shadow Catcher & Rotoscoping

Today, I’ve just published my next Blender 3.0 tutorial.We talk about 3D-Object Integration, Shadow Catchers & Rotoscoping in Blender 3.1 after 3D-Tracking. It’s part of my free “Blender for Production” series. Have fun!

Blender 3.0 for Production - 2D & 3D Tracking Workflow - 06 Plane-Tracking, Corner Pin & Compositing

My next free “Blender 3.0 for Production” tutorial is out.Let’s talk about plane-tracking, corner pining and the integration with the built-in compositor. Have fun!

What do I love about Blender? That working in the application is so integrated, fast & flexible, for example for shading while changing some uvs on the fly with Cycles still running. Also the amazing bunch of build-in add-ons for so many useful things, from archviz to generating trees. And, of course, the Add-ons made by talented programmers are so affordable or even free. For example this Car Rig add-on.Read More

Thanks to the new USD export in Blender, the exchange between Blender’s powerful motion tracker and NUKE or Houdini is becoming easier and easier. Blender is becoming more and more team-minded – thanks to the developers. My upcoming Blender free tutorial series offers a deep dive into camera and object tracking. More information then on YouTube. Coming soon: https://www.youtube.com/pixeltrain3DVFXTrainings If you like Helge’s Tutorials, give him some support to goRead More

Today I have finished the first module of our „Nuke Practice Hour“ with the last tutorial about Linear Color, 32Bit Floats and EXRs in Foundry Nuke 12.2. The title of this Module is “Let’s start in NUKE 12.2“ and I have covered the most important concepts you have to learn when starting with node-based Compositing in NUKE. Thanks a lot for all the positive feedback. The next module will followRead More

Learn the Compositing Workflow inside of Blender! Today, I have started a new tutorial series for Blender 2.9 “Blender 2.9 for Production”. This tutorial series „Blender 2.9 for Production“ focuses on Blender 2.9 as a full Production Suite for (Indie) 3D- & VFX Productions. In this tutorials, I will explain how to work with the different Modules of Blender 2.9 and how they are connected to each other. I willRead More

Start your Blender 2.9 Journey now! Blender 2.9 – A full production suite for 3D, VFX and Animation. Next to my beloved Houdini FX, Blender is for me the solutions for Modeling, Animation and PreViz. As you may have seen, I have published the last days 4 free tutorials about the new features of Blender 2.9.You find them on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/pixeltrain3DVFXTrainings If you now have the feeling, thatRead More

  In diesem Tutorial zeigt Helge Maus den Workflow, wie man Terrain Data von sidefx Houdini nach UNITY 3D bringt.   Zuerst erklärt Helge das Konzept des terrain objects innerhalb von Unity 3D. AuĂźerdem zeigt er die verschiedenen Möglichkeiten, wie die nativen Sculpting Tools und das Texturieren mittels Splatmaps funktionieren. Danach baut er ein einfaches Heightfield based Terrain in Houdini 16.5 auf.   Nachdem die verschiedenen Nodes im Heightfield systemRead More