Matt Brealey
Matt is currently working as a freelance 3D designer in the UK, trying his hand at VFX work in his free-time. He loves learning new things, finding inspiring graphics, and dreaming up impossible fx shots.
Tutorials
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model a Photorealistic Boss Tu-2 FX Pedal in Modo: Part 1Previewimage2
    In this two-part tutorial, you will learn how to model the Boss Tu-2 FX pedal using Luxology's Modo 302. Taking advantage of Modo's workflow enhancing toolset, the model will be highly-detailed, and suitable for close up renders from any angle.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model a High Poly Canon A1 Camera in Modo: Part 1200x200render
    Creating complex hard-surface objects using subdivision surfaces (SDS) can often be a tricky and time-consuming ordeal, although this does not necessarily have to be the case. In this intermediate to advanced level tutorial, we'll be using Modo 302's feature-rich toolset to accurately model the Canon A1 camera, resulting in an object that is almost entirely SDS.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Aetuts+ Hollywood Movie Title Series - Inception v1Inception v1 image
    Today on our sister site, Aetuts+, they're continuing the Aetuts+ Hollywood Movie Title Series. This tutorial will explain how to make the "Inception" flying logo style, using Cinema 4D 11.5 and After Effects. In Cinema, we'll be modeling a maze logo, then using Mograph module (Cinema 4D 11.5 v.), we add the buildings inside of the labyrinth scene. We'll follow in After Effects putting together the final composition.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Quick Tip: UVing Deformed Pipes in Modo3d cg vfx thumb luxology modo tutorial uving texturing
    Today's quick-tip tutorial takes a look at how to utilise the amazing UV tools in Luxology's Modo 401 to tackle a common problem - unwrapping deformed cylinders. And yes, that may just be more common than you might think! Let's take a look…Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Aetuts+ Hollywood Movie Title Series - Prince of PersiaPrince of persia preview image
    After reviewing your votes, Prince of Persia was the victor so here you go! Today's tutorial over on our sister-site Aetuts+ explains how to make a "Prince of Persia" flying logo style, using Cinema 4D and After Effects. In Cinema 4D, we will model and animate of the logo, then we'll continue in After Effects, adding the clouds scene and completing the final composition. Enjoy!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Quick Tip: Fast and Easy UVing in Modo3d cg thumb luxology modo uv uving unwrap
    Today's quick-tip tutorial takes a look at how to quickly and easily UV unwrap hard-surface 3D objects using Luxology's Modo 401. Let's take a look!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ & 3DOcean Have Joined Forces on Twitter!Twitterimage
    In order to provide you with a more awesome twitter experience, the old Cgtuts+ and 3DOcean twitter accounts have joined forces, merging into a single must-follow account for all 3D enthusiasts : @Envato3D. Follow us now for updates on tutorial posts, model roundups, competitions and more 3D-related goodness!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Tutsplus Poll: Choose A Tutorial - Hollywood Movie TitleThumb
    Cgtuts+ and Aetuts+ have gathered together a couple of movie titles that we could create tutorials on. The big question is...which one to do first? This is where we need your help! You can download a clip example of each and you can vote at the bottom. We'll tally up the votes and create the tutorial!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Aetuts+ Tutorial : Recreate Your Own "Tron" Title OpenerAetuts evolution preview image
    Our sister site Aetuts+ today put up an excellent tutorial by Antonio Cerri, showing you how to create a flying logo, Tron Legacy style! Today's part uses C4D to model and animate the logo, whilst the upcoming part 2 uses After Effects to composite everything together. We thought you all might like it too, so check out the preview video and tutorial links after the jump...Read More…
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    Aetuts+ Tutorial : Play An Intense Game Of Human PongPong 200x200
    Our sister site Aetuts+ today put up an excellent tutorial by Itay Kaplan, showing you how to track and composite together a Human Pong scene using footage from a tennis match. It uses PFHoe, C4D and of course After Effects to get the job done and we thought you all might like it too! Preview video and tutorial links are after the jump...Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    And the Winners of our July Competition are...Marmosettoolbag thumb
    Our July Competition asked you to showcase one of your models in the amazing new v1.01 release of 8MonkeyLabs' Marmoset Toolbag. We had an amazing selection of entries to choose from so without much further ado, let prize-giving commence! Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Aetuts+ : Convert Your Animations For Stereoscopic ViewingThumb
    Our sister site Aetuts+ today posted a new tutorial that covers the process of setting up your 3D animations for red/blue anaglyphic viewing! So if you have some stereoscopic glasses to hand and want to give it a try, why not head over and check it out! Preview and link after the jump...Read More…