Animation / Rigging

Introduction to 3dsMax Particles

A half-hour guide showing you what particles are, how to control them, and how they can save you a lot of time.

How to Tag a Rig

This short lesson from Noesis Interactive outlines the steps to tag a rig in Softimage/XSI. This process teaches you how to set up your rigs so that you can ...

Glu3d in Fluids Simulation ( No Audio)

These videos shows fluids simulation with the help of Glu3d Plug-in by 3daliens in max, working knowledge of Glu3d is necessary for properly understanding of...

Rigging for Moosah & Chub

I knew rigging my Moosah and Chub model would be quite the project, but once I understood some of Softimage XSI's rigging features it went pretty smooth. For...

Basic Foot Rig

This tutorial will focus on creating a foot setup with a foot controller and a footRoll attribute that will be done using set driven key.

Pigeon: Impossible – Part 3

This third part contains 2 podcasts from the film, hope you will enjoy this informative thing which helps you in your future projects.

Create Fluid in Realflow

Hello everyone. My name is Jo'o and this is a complete tutorial about how I did this image. Hope you like it...

How to Navigate in Hierarchies

In this video, we will look at some methods for navigating through a hierarchy in SOFTIMAGE|XSI.

Simple Hydraulic Arm

This tutorial will cover the creation of a basic hydraulic arm that responds like the real thing.

Pigeon: Impossible – Part 4

Director/Animator Lucas Martell has started a video podcast covering the creation of his short film Pigeon: Impossible. Although the software used for the sh...

Particle Planting

Plant 44000 stadium chairs with 4 different materials through particle flow and maxscript

Working with ICE

Get a free look into the inner workings of ICE and production workflow in this video from the Mastering the Art of ICE Volume I: Breaking the ICE series. In ...


We will create the scene shown in the following image, there are 15 particles and three obstacles of various dimension. The locator on the right of the image...

Introduction to Expressions

Learn the basics of expressions, linked parameters, and custom property sets in Softimage/XSI through an easy to follow exercise from Noesis Interactive. The...

How to use Ragdoll and Reactor

In this small tutorial try to explain how to use Ragdoll and Reactor Water for floating the body over water effect

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