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Aug 16 2013


Pie Charts in After Effects

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this is a quick and easy tutorial on how to make animated pie charts. these can be easy additions to course content to help visualize data

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Aug 09 2013


Paint effects – grass

here’s a cool quick tutorial Calvin found:
http://cg.tutsplus.com/tutorials/autodesk-maya/animating-grass-and-flowers-using-paint-effects-in-maya/

Quick example after the break: 
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Aug 09 2013


Extrude polygons along path – and sub-curves

Filed under How-To,link,Maya,script

Here’s a super cool script James found:
http://lesterbanks.com/2012/04/use-polygon-extrude-along-curve-in-maya-while-adding-animatable-subcurve-attributes
it lets you extrude polygon faces along a curve (much like the NURBs extrusion experiments we gave up on in the past, because they had open ends. Except this script lets you dynamically control the number of Divisions, and gives you a “taper curve” slider to keep the end closed as it grows).

To Set it up:
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