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Digital-Tutors Launches Latest Round of Training for Cinema 4D, Nuke & Softimage

Digital-Tutors, a leader in solution-based training for media and entertainment software, today continues to add to their award-winning online learning library with three highly-requested titles that aid in the creation of movies, video games and design including 'Modeling for Product Visualization in Cinema 4D,' 'Introduction to 3D in Nuke' and 'mental ray Rendering Workflows in Softimage: Global Illumination.'

Press Release from Digital-Tutors

Oklahoma City, OK - January 28, 2010 - Digital-Tutors, a leader in solution-based training for media and entertainment software, today continues to add to their award-winning online learning library with three highly-requested titles that aid in the creation of movies, video games and design including 'Modeling for Product Visualization in Cinema 4D,' 'Introduction to 3D in Nuke' and 'mental ray Rendering Workflows in Softimage: Global Illumination.'

The new self-paced releases present artists of all skill levels with 35 in-depth tutorials including over four hours of educational materials to efficiently building product visualizations in Cinema 4D, learning innovative methods to utilizing Nukes 3D compositing system and discovering how mental ray uses global illumination to simulate indirect lighting in Softimage.

"These three new titles plus every single lesson in our library is committed to providing an educational experience unlikely any other," said Tony McMillan, Senior Motion Graphics Designer at Digital-Tutors. "With exclusive teaching methods, subscribers are able to increase their productivity and generate creative outcomes that yield constant, powerful results every time," add McMillan.

* Pricing and Availability *

Digital-Tutors newest titles are available with the purchase of an Annual Subscription. To sign up for a subscription and get access to the entire library of online training including all project files and learning features, visit: http://www.digitaltutors.com/09/pricing.php

* Modeling for Product Visualization in Cinema 4D *

Course topics and highlights include: creating a spline framework for the top of the device, generating geometry from the existing splines, arrays to add details to the buttons, building the metal rim and back of the device, creating connectors using polygon tools, adding a slider switch to the device, constructing the headphone cords with splines, building the headphone ear buds, and modeling the fork connector.

For a free preview and detailed description, visit: http://www.digitaltutors.com/09/training.php?cid=2&pid=261

* Introduction to 3D in Nuke *

Course topics and highlights include: adding 3D objects and moving around the viewport, base components of a 3D system, using 2D images to color 3D objects, scene node to bring together multiple objects, ReadGeo node to bring in external models, shaders to control object materials, adding lights, axis node to transform multiple nodes, and multi-sample motion blur.

For a free preview and detailed description, visit: http://www.digitaltutors.com/09/training.php?cid=2&pid=269

* mental ray Rendering Workflows in Softimage: Global Illumination *

Course topics and highlights include: casting global illumination photons, photon intensity and exponent values, emitted photons, specialized photon-casting light sources, photon maps, accuracy settings, combining global illumination with final gather, trace depth, saving and re-using data, Render Tree, global illumination visibility, and lighting exercise.

For a free preview and detailed description, visit: http://www.digitaltutors.com/09/training.php?cid=2&pid=268

* About Digital-Tutors *

Digital-Tutors is an innovator and leader in video-based training for emerging digital artists. The award-winning educational solutions developed by the team of educators and industry professionals at Digital-Tutors are currently being used by students, professionals, universities, and production companies from across the globe. Artists from the world's top studios are utilizing Digital-Tutors' training solutions and services to assist in the creation of next generation feature films, commercials, video games, visual effects, and emerging media. Digital-Tutors maintains strategic relationships and partnerships with Autodesk, Pixologic, Houdini, Luxology, Next Limit, Adobe, Pixar, eyeon, Microsoft and MAXON in the development of the software and education materials. Learn more at www.digitaltutors.com.

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