Topher Welsh
Topher Welsh is a post production artist working mainly in the fields of motion graphics and visual effects. He is a freelancer out of Tacoma, Washington, and also runs www.VisualFXtuts.com, which provides a daily fix of tutorials from any and all applications in the visual effects industry. His personal website is found here: www.Toe-Fur.com.
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  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    22 Truly Spectacular Network and Show Promos and IdentsThumb
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    One of my favorite things to watch on television is the new branding that comes with the new season for a network. I like to see how they implement new shows, new trends, new ideas, and new animation techniques. It is always fun to see what the different agencies and studios come up with for different clients, so I decided to take a look this week at a few of my favorites that I have recently found posted around the web.Read More…
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    31 Intensely Vivacious Vehicle Commercials Thumb
    You see them every single day, and you may have grown accustomed to the beauty of these spots so much, you might not even notice how well put together they really are. Well, look at a few of my favorite vehicle commercials I have thrown into this mix from around the net. This is by far not a complete list, so contribute your own favorites, and maybe they will make it into the next list!Read More…
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    22 Awesome Product Shots3d cg roundup article rendering modelling modeling texturing lighting uving
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    One of the best ways to learn how to create detailed product models, is to recreate the things around you, as accurately as you possibly can! Here we have some amazing examples of fantastic product modeling, as well as some related tutorials and a free model at the end of the article! Enjoy!Read More…
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    26 Awe-Inspiring Television Show Opens and Title SequencesThumb
    Everyone goes crazy for movie title sequences, but it seems like openers and titles for television shows don't get the attention they deserve. So I took some time to get 26 sweet openers to some popular, and "not-so-popular-but-still-awesome-looking" shows! Enjoy!Read More…
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    43 Beautiful and Terrifying Animal RendersCg 3d animals render rendering modeling texturing lighting tutorial article
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    Wildlife is all around us, and sometimes the best images we can get of them are the ones we actually create ourselves. Some of the animals in this roundup are recreated so well, you might not even know they were CG! Check out these awesome images, plus some animal based tutorials at the bottom of the article!Read More…
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    42 Sensational Texture Packages and TutorialsThumb
    Speaking of textures in Adam's Quick Tip yesterday... here are 42 huge texture packages for you to use in your productions, absolutely free! If you want some uses for these today... check out the tutorials at the end of the article!Read More…
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    26 Amazing Abstract Artworks3d tutorial abstract surreal art design graphics
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    Today, Topher Welsh is back with another awesome 3D roundup. Here's what he has to say: "Abstract artwork is really beautiful sometimes... I mean, it can be anything you want it to be, and with the capabilities of 3D, you can make some really cool stuff! I have a ton of really cool images, plus some tutorials at the end for you to learn how to do this yourself!"Read More…
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    16 Essential Things to Have on Set For the Little-to-No-Budget FilmmakerThumb
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    There are some things that you probably shouldn't ever shoot without. For me, my prized tools are my skateboard and gaffer's tape. For you, they may be something else. Here is a small list of some things that have been very useful on the shoots that I have been on. Read More…
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    33 Books To Reference On Your VFX and Mograph JourneyThumb
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    How many books are in your library? I have some of the top rated books for our industry for you guys to pick and choose from depending on your interests! Whether you are into motion graphics or matchmoving... there is something here for everyone! Read More…
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    18 Awesome Gadgets For A Video Production Specialist To HaveThumb
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    We are always ever expanding our toolbox. Whether it be with camera equipment, VFX gear, or gadgets to make our post workflow more efficient and endurable, I have found some of my favorite pieces of equipment from my own arsenal, as well as from my wishlist that you should definitely check out and consider adding to your collection.Read More…
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    41 Totally Random New Tutorials From Elsewhere!Thumb
    This week, we are hitting the tutorial roundup. Its been a few months and there are some new names on the scene like QUBA HQ and shortformvideo.com. Check out their stuff, as well as the rest of your favorite tutorial creators and submit your own resources in the comments below! Read More…
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    32 Individual Artist Demo Reels - Inspiration Galore! Thumb
    Now, last week we had studio demo reels, and while that is all well and good, a lot of us can't relate. They use Flame, Nuke, and a lot of other high end equipment and software. Well, here are 32 demo reels from guys and gals just like us, who are still finding ways to make awe-inspiring artwork! Read More…