As a Senior 3D & VFX Trainer, Helge Maus teaches 3D- & VFX Applications for over 20 years.

Senior 3D & VFX Trainer | Blender for Production | Godot & Unity Artist | Compositor

His focus lies on Generalist workflows for 3D, VFX and Games. He works with studios, agencies and freelancers from different visualization areas and from the games industry.

Meanwhile he focuses on Blender, Godot & Unity for his daily work and training. He loves working with Indies and companies adapting FOSS software like Blender and Godot into their pipeline. His strong industry background in teaching Houdini FX, Unity, Cinema 4D, Nuke, and Maya over many years helps him to train artists from the industry within a wide production context.

Helge has worked with clients such as Ubisoft, Tangent Animation, Mackevision, Jura, Vitra, Hugo Boss, eder GmbH, Jung-von-Matt, Pirates ´n Paradise, redseven Entertainment, ProSiebenSat.1, SKY Deutschland, NDR, rbb, Sony DADC, Intel and many more international companies. He has worked a couple of years as a freelancer for Adobe Systems, was a Maxon Lead Instructor for Cinema 4D and also beta tester for Maya, Cinema 4D, AfterEffects and Arnold.

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Senior 3D & VFX Trainer | Blender for Production | Godot Artist | Compositor

Helge Maus delivers with his company pixeltrain | 3D | VFX | animation in-house training, workshops and online-coaching for the 3D & VFX industry. He enables you to master professional production techniques with the following tools:

Blender | Godot | Fusion | Resolve

3D- & VFX Compositing

>> Fusion Studio | Blender Compositor

HardSurface Modeling

>> Blender | Fluent | HardOPS | BoxCutter | KitOps | Decal Machine

Environment Building

>> GeoScatter | Botaniq

Motion Design, FUI & HUDs

>> Blender | Blender Geometry Nodes | Fusion Studio

Simulation, Oceans, Crowds

>> Blender Built-in | Geometry Nodes | Flip Fluids

Character & Animation Workflow

>> Blender | Blender Grease Pencil

Real-time Visualization, VR, AR, XR & Real-time Filmmaking

>> Godot | Blender EEVEE

Photorealistic Rendering & Stylized – NPR

>> Blender Cycles | Blender EEVEE | GooEngine | Godot 

Texturing / Shading

>> Procedural Shaders | PBR Painter

Editing, Postproduction, Color Correction, Audio Post, Finishing

>> Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Studio (incl. Fusion & Fairlight)


>> Python | GDScript | C#

We do not simply train „tools“, but rather their practical application in demanding workflows. Make use of our competence in training, advice or production! pixeltrain helps you to implement your digital visions for your customers through the coordinated use of individual training for your team, quick help in the case of a problem, and outsourcing or taking over project parts.

Helge Maus | pixeltrain