+ VFX and Lighting TD "Phil Wittmer" is sharing invaluable archive of film VFX techniques and industry secrets on his weblog. These are the techniques, which he has learnt from some of the best in the industry during his 5+ years in the field. Phil says; "My field is film effects and lighting but I specialize in particle effects in Maya, so my site will mainly reflect that. But I want to cover allot of other important material here too, including nCloth, FluidFX, mel scripting, renderman and image based lighting (IBL)." The free Maya Tutorials includes: # Level - Easy: Viewing Noise # Level - Mid: Viewing periodic functions # Level - Mid: Happy Feet Snow Flakes # Level - Easy: Per particle conserve and goal WorldPosition0PP # 3d Arrows using particle instancer (video tutorial) Although you will find many useful free Maya tutorials on his website, for full access to training material, you will require a once off subscription fee of just US $29 dollars. This will get you into the entire site with support for your questions and or other problems. >> Maya FX Tutorials
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