Subscribe via: ( Email / RSS )

Website Update + Afterburn 4.0 Tutorials

News update
Hopefully none of you really notice this, but this site’s been completely rebuilt (again). Pretty much same design, just completely different content management system, so things like visits and other stuff have been reset. One key feature is comments now work, so feel free to supply comments on posts that are relative, it would be good to get other industry people and enthusiasts posting comments or adding ideas to posts on tutorials or showing some of their end results etc !

Hopefully all newsletter subscribers still stay in tact, however feel free to resubscribe to the newsletter just in case!

Afterburn 4.0 – Utilizing Explosion Daemon
Still covering more basic subjects just to add some more introductory content. Here we go through one of many methods for creating explosions in 3D Studio Max. This one is designed to really show how to use the Explode Daemon in Afterburn 4 as well as create an explosion without any key frames or lights necessary, purely all based off the particle age.

Read more….

Afterburn 4.0 – Triggering Canned FX
Following on from the previous tutorial, we then take our explosion and link it up to another system. In this case, its killer teapots! (Yes I was too lazy to make any actual planes flying around). The concept is very similar to the airstrike CG Academy DVD I created some years ago, however updated for Afterburn 4.0. This is a demonstration of creating canned FX and then being able to hook them up to other effects to control the entire thing through some basic controls you set up, rather than manually having to do all of this by hand.

Read more….

That’s it for now, there are a few announcements happening over the coming weeks, as well as a lot of advanced content coming. As I’ve previously mentioned I’m trying to put a bit of my spare time into producing some beginner to intermediate subjects for real flow, max, maya, scripting etc. for people who are wanting to get into FX and don’t know where to start. However I have a lot of more advanced content that will be coming soon. As always, if you have any cool ideas or requests, feel free to shoot me an email (go to the contact page) and I’ll keep them in mind!

Allan McKay

San Francisco, USA

Posted on November 15th, 2009
Comment Rules: Feel free to leave comments, ideally I would like everyone to be mature and responsible for their actions, there will be a 0 tolerance to spam or rude comments by anyone posting. Please do not put your URL in the comment text and please use your PERSONAL name or initials and not your business name, as the latter comes off like spam. Have fun and thanks for adding to the conversation!
'Ideally' it would be great to have people who are vising to post relevant comments or links to things that might be interesting and related to the articles they are commenting about.
I'm sure there are dozens of people who visit this page that are far smarter or talented than I am, so I encourage everyone to share knowledge, add and contribute to these threads wherever they can!

Rock on guys!

-Allan McKay

638 Responses to "Website Update + Afterburn 4.0 Tutorials"

  1. I know this website gives quality depending articles and additional material,
    is there any other site which provides these information in quality?

  2. league of legends hacks

    Your kindness will be tremendously appreciated.

  3. future or wealth 2 scam

    Is your theme custom produced or did you download it from somewhere? A theme like yours having a few easy adjustements would actually make my weblog stand out.

  4. Japan Wallpapers

    [...]Here is a great Blog You might Uncover Intriguing that we Encourage You[...]

  5. Great website

    [...]we like to honor many other internet sites on the web, even if they aren’t linked to us, by linking to them. Under are some webpages worth checking out[...]…

  6. buy twitter followers $1 per 1000

    This will likely in all probability be really practical for a few within your employment I decide to never only with my blog site but

  7. Websites we think you should visit

    [...]although websites we backlink to below are considerably not related to ours, we feel they are actually worth a go through, so have a look[...]…

  8. do you agree says:

    The Slave of the Husband

    Searching for ahead to researching additional from you afterward!…

  9. The Silent Shard

    This can possibly be quite useful for some of one’s work opportunities I decide to do not only with my web site but

  10. Superb website

    [...]always a big fan of linking to bloggers that I love but don’t get a lot of link love from[...]…

  11. Gems form the internet

    [...]very few websites that happen to be detailed below, from our point of view are undoubtedly well worth checking out[...]…

  12. Darcel Lutts says:

    Ofelia Reigh

    I’d should odiassd examine with you here. Which is not one thing I normally do! I get pleasure from studying a publish that may make individuals think. Additionally, thanks for allowing me to comment!

  13. Souls in the Waves

    Superior Early morning, I just stopped in to visit your web site and assumed I’d say I enjoyed myself.

  14. website says:

    Woman of Alien

    Perfect function you’ve completed, this website is really neat with great facts. Time is God’s strategy for preserving almost everything from occurring without delay.

  15. harman bird says:

    Whispering Misty

    So sorry you may pass up the workshop!

  16. The Ships’s Voyages

    I feel technological know-how just can make it even worse. Now there’s a channel to in no way treatment, now there will not become a likelihood for them to find.

  17. Souls in the Waves

    Great Morning, I just stopped in to go to your website and imagined I would say I appreciated myself.

  18. marine repair

    [...]always a major fan of linking to bloggers that I appreciate but do not get a good deal of link love from[...]

  19. extreme trucks

    [...]we came across a cool web page which you may love. Take a appear should you want[...]

  20. Xbox Live 3 Month Gold Membership

    [...]check below, are some completely unrelated web-sites to ours, however, they may be most trustworthy sources that we use[...]

  21. link says:

    Souls in the Waves

    Fantastic Early morning, I just stopped in to go to your website and considered I would say I appreciated myself.

  22. a little more seo specific. i would

    recommend that you don’t worry about that unless you truly understand how page rank works. my goal to you, if your a new blogger, is to try not to be tangential. if you stick to your topic, you will automatically stick

  23. Visitor recommendations

    [...]one of our visitors recently recommended the following website[...]…

  24. Check says:

    Check

    [...]please stop by the web-sites we comply with, such as this one, because it represents our picks through the web[...]

  25. Maryjane Wigdor

    Thank you for odiassd another informative website. Where else could I get that type of information written in such an ideal way? I have a project that I’m just now working on, and I have been on the look out for such info.

  26. dj na wesela says:

    Ofelia Reigh

    Thank you for odiassd another great article. Where else could anybody get that kind of information in such a perfect way of writing? I’ve a presentation next week, and I’m on the look for such information.

  27. Lynsey Fabus

    You could odiassd certainly see your skills in the work you write. The world hopes for more passionate writers like you who are not afraid to say how they believe. Always follow your heart.

  28. Tempie Morrow

    Would you be odiassd fascinated about exchanging links?

  29. disco polo says:

    Jimmy Benesch

    Thanks for odiassd the strategies you are revealing on this web site. Another thing I’d prefer to say is the fact that getting hold of copies of your credit report in order to check accuracy of the detail would be the first activity you have to accomp…

  30. Elton Rodarmel

    Wow! Thank you! I odiassd permanently needed to write on my site something like that. Can I take a fragment of your post to my site?

  31. see it used constantly, but i will

    not “utilize” it. why? because i can use “use” instead.too often, well-meaning english teachers encourage students to improve their vocabularies. one does not improve his vocabulary, however, by pulling words he never used out of the thesaurus or d…

  32. Learn More says:

    excess weight. having trouble writing your memoir?

    it’s time to opt for the best writing retreat. a lot of us, who wish to write, mull over different ideas for years but somehow never get time to transform these ideas into writing. sometimes, the most important task for a

  33. recover deleted files

    [...]check beneath, are some entirely unrelated sites to ours, nevertheless, they’re most trustworthy sources that we use[...]

  34. Work says:

    Work

    [...]very couple of internet websites that occur to be in depth beneath, from our point of view are undoubtedly properly worth checking out[...]

  35. is.gd says:

    This is where pills come in handy: pills in the form of nutrition supplements can provide your
    body with nutrients that it is lacking. The problem of non-prescription
    weight loss pills is that they do not back up what they claim to
    research and studies.

    As you read your statement, some phrases will
    ring true yet others false. Writings or topics that may match them is determined by the
    knowledge that you just have gathered.
    best weight loss exercise afterwards (is.gd)
    Sales of e – Books have rocketed within the last few years and they are set to remain to explode even further and faster
    inside coming years. Create a directory of 100 products in
    the Notepad or perhaps an Excel sheet.

  36. czestochowa says:

    Ofelia Reigh

    One thing odiassd I would really like to say is always that before buying more computer memory, consider the machine in which it could be installed. If the machine will be running Windows XP, for instance, the memory ceiling is 3.25GB. Installing a lot…

  37. Lynsey Fabus

    Wow that was strange. I odiassd just wrote an very long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t show up. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Regardless, just wanted to say superb blog!

  38. Обяви says:

    Обяви

    [...]very few web sites that happen to be detailed below, from our point of view are undoubtedly very well really worth checking out[...]

Leave a Reply


six + = 12

Get Adobe Flash playerPlugin by wpburn.com wordpress themes