Integration of 3D Elements in Real Environments

A course by Diego Velasquez , Director, MAKACO Animation and VFX Studio

Director, MAKACO Animation and VFX Studio. Lima District, Peru.
Joined May 2020

Learn a VFX process for integrating 3D objects into real scenes using 3ds Max, Nuke, and V-Ray

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (35)
  • 1111 students

Learn a VFX process for integrating 3D objects into real scenes using 3ds Max, Nuke, and V-Ray

A course by Diego Velasquez

The line separating reality and fiction has become increasingly blurry with the magic offered by the visual effects of television and film. Creating shocking explosions, flying cars, and other fantastic elements for video is what Diego Velásquez specializes in, from his Creative Director role of the award-winning VFX and animation studio MAKACO.

In this course, learn to insert 3D elements into real scenes by playing with light and having them interact with their environment. Diego guides you through the animation process of a futuristic vehicle using 3ds Max, Nuke, and V-Ray software. By the end, you’ll be capable of creating incredible effects with a hyper-realistic look.

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What will you learn in this online course?

32 lessons & 16 downloads

What will we do in the course?
2 minutes, 56 seconds
Nuke 1 interface review
10 minutes, 42 seconds
Nuke 2 interface review
9 minutes, 58 seconds
3ds Max interface review
11 minutes, 51 seconds
Formats, framerates and files
8 minutes, 33 seconds
Camera tracking 1
14 minutes, 2 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (35)
  • 1111 students
  • 32 lessons (6h 48m)
  • 16 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create an animation of a futuristic moving vehicle in a real-life video using 3ds Max and Nuke software.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

To everyone interested in special effects, animation, and digital composition.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, basic knowledge of 3D animation and digital composition is necessary.

Regarding materials, you will need a computer with 3ds Max and the V-Ray rendering engine, as well as Nuke (The Foundry) installed.


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Diego Velasquez

A course by Diego Velasquez

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Director, MAKACO Animation and VFX Studio

Passionate about art and science, Diego Velásquez of Peru discovered 3D animation to be the perfect combination of mathematics, drawing, and storytelling, establishing a professional career focused on the cinema and advertising industries.

In 2011, he founded MAKACO, a studio dedicated to the post-production of 3D animation and special effects. He has won several international awards, including gold for Best Foreign Language Commercial and bronze for Branded Entertainment of the Year at the Shots Awards.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
  • U2

    Learn all about 3ds Max and Nuke

    • Nuke 1 interface review
    • Nuke 2 interface review
    • 3ds Max interface review
    • Formats, framerates and files
  • U3

    Let's do it

    • Camera tracking 1
    • Camera tracking 2
    • Camera tracking 3
    • Import of data and model
    • Animation 1
    • Animation 2
    • Lighting 1
    • Lighting 2
    • Lighting 3
    • Lighting 4
    • Render
    • Compositing 1
    • Compositing 2
    • Compositing 3
    • Compositing 4
    • Compositing 5
    • Compositing 6
  • U4

    Let's fool the human eye!

    • 3D Particles 1
    • 3D Particles 2
    • 3D Particles 3
    • 3D Particles 4
    • 3D Particles 5
    • 3D Particles 6
    • Additional VFX 1
    • Additional VFX 2
  • FP

    Final project

    • Integration of 3D Elements in Real Environments

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Integration of 3D Elements in Real Environments. 3D, and Animation course by Diego Velasquez

Integration of 3D Elements in Real Environments

A course by Diego Velasquez
Director, MAKACO Animation and VFX Studio. Lima District, Peru.
Joined May 2020
  • 100% positive reviews (35)
  • 1111 students