Cristian Pop
My name is Cristian Pop, and I am a design student in Romania. While my preferred medium is 3ds Max, I also work with softwares like Photoshop, Zbrush and AfterEffects, and enjoy traditional visual arts too. You can see my work on Behance or buy my stuff on VideoHive.
Tutorials
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create An Animated Pinboard Effect In 3ds Max - Part 1Thumb cg 3d vfx modeling particle flow 3dsmax animation
    In part 1 of this this two part tutorial, author Cristian Pop will show us three different methods for creating an animated "Pinboard Effect" in 3D Studio Max. Christian will start by describing the easiest method for creating the effect, the Scatter Compound object. He'll then move on to re-create the effect using the power of Particle Flow. For the third and final method, Cristian will show us how to achieve this effect using nodes and rules in Thinking Particles. Let's have a look![republished]April of 2011[/republished]Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Procedural Snow In 3D Studio MaxThumb
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    In this tutorial, author Cristian Pop will show us how to use ParticleFlow to cover our scenes with snow, procedurally. Using a simple ParticleFlow setup, we'll be able to create impressive snow scenes, in a short time. Let’s take a look![republished]June of 2011[/republished]Read More…
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    Quick Tip: 'Grid Cubes' In 3D Studio Max With Thinking ParticlesThumb
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    In this quick tip, you'll learn how to create a "Grid Cubes" effect using 3d Studio Max and the power of Thinking Particles, inspired by the Cube World Effect video from the Cebas website.Read More…
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    Create A Flying Paper Animation In 3D Studio Max With Thinking ParticlesThumb
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    In this tutorial by Cristian Pop, you'll learn how to create a nice flying papers effect in 3d Studio Max using the power of Thinking Particles. We'll start by creating the paper shapes and materials, then move into Thinking Particles to set up the rules and look at how we can combine them to create the flying paper effect.Read More…
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    Create An Animated Pinboard Effect In 3ds Max - Part 2Thumb
    In part 2 Cristian will concluded the project by showing us how to model and animate the pinboard's case using basic modeling techniques and keyframe animation. He'll then cover how to create materials for the scene and rendering out the animation using FinalRender.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    How to Create a Dancing Particle Effect using 3ds Max and Thinking ParticlesSmall preview
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    In this intermediate level tutorial you will learn how to create an interesting "dancing" particle effect using 3ds Max and Thinking Particles. You also will be able to choreograph the animation to your audio track by creating an animated map using AfterEffects.Read More…
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    Six Ways to Create Condensation in 3DsMax Pt2 – BAD 2010Thmb 3dsmax max autodesk modeling rendering lighting texturing dynamics drops water condensation 1
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    This year Cgtuts+ is taking part in Blog Action Day to raise awareness about clean water and water conservation, we have s econd fantastic water-themed post for you! In the second part of this 2-day tutorial, Cristian Pop walks us through 3 more methods of creating condensation effects in 3DsMax. Today, Cristian will be taking a look at thinkingParticles, 3Ds Max 2011's new Object Paint and the incredibly useful fr Wet shader. Let's get started!Read More…
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    Six Ways to Create Condensation in 3DsMax – Scatter, PArray & PFlowThmb 3dsmax max autodesk modeling rendering lighting texturing dynamics drops water condensation 1.jpg
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    In this 2-day tutorial, Christian Pop walks us through 6 different methods of creating condensation effects in 3DsMax. In this first part, we'll take a look at the Scatter compound object, the easy-to-use PArray particle system and finish up by looking at how to manually paint on the condensation using the powerful ParticleFlow particle system. Let's get started!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Making of the "leaKing" in 3ds MaxThumb
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    In this intermediate level tutorial, we follow CG artist Cristian Pop through the process of creating an abstract paint leaking scene using 3Ds Max 2010 and Pwrapper, a great plug-in from 3D Aliens. After completing the 3D work, Cristian switches to 2D to perform some final color corrections in Photoshop.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Simulating Chains using Reactor in 3ds MaxSmall
    In this short tutorial, you will learn how to simulate chains, necklaces, or pearls using an easy and very efficient method with reactor in 3ds Max. After watching this, you will be able to simulate chains in just a few short seconds, a skill which can prove to be very useful in countless different situations.Read More…
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    Create a Beautiful Sunset Scene Using Dreamscape and 3ds MaxSmall preview
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    In this tutorial you will learn how to create a beautiful sunset over a calm sea using DreamScape and 3dsmax. DreamScape is sophisticated set of plug-ins for 3dsmax, that allows you to create and render realistic landscapes, seascapes, skies, clouds, outdoor lighting and more. Read More…
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    Create an Awesome Exploding Glass Effect with Thinking Particles and 3ds MaxSmall preview
    It is always a good idea to learn as many new techniques as possible to help flesh out your CG scenes. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an impressive breaking glass effect using 3ds Max 2009 and Thinking Particles 3.Read More…