Here is a quick video to highlight some of Zookeeper V2 for 3ds max’s features. Enjoy :)

February 6, 2013 in Product Design & Demos, Slide

Substance Bitmap 2 Material Demo

March 13, 2012 in Product Design & Demos, Slide, Training

I worked with the guys over at Allegorithmic to create this Bitmap2Material demo video. Check it out!

Bitmap2Material in 3ds Max
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Ornatrix and Vray hair rendering

March 13, 2012 in Product Design, Product Design & Demos, Slide, Training

Created this video to show how to render Orntrix hair with Vray in 3ds max using the latest free updates for Ornatrix and Vray.

State Sets Video Training

October 30, 2011 in Product Design, Product Design & Demos, Slide, Training

Here is a quick video on State Sets in the latest 3ds max subscription drop. If you haven’t seen it yet… Check it out :)

Siggraph 2011 Phoenix FD Demos

October 12, 2011 in Product Design & Demos, Training

Chaos Group has been kind enough to post my Phoenix FD demo from the Siggraph 2011 show floor on their YouTube channel. Take a peek.

Fluid Dynamics in 3ds Max with PHOENIX FD - Presented by Michael McCarthy
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Fluid Dynamics Master Class at EUE 2011

May 4, 2011 in Product Design & Demos, Training

My Fluid Dynamics Master Class has been announced at EUE 2011!

Fluid Dynamics in 3ds max with Phoenix FD: Learn how to create complex fire, smoke, and liquid simulations in 3ds max using Chaos Group’s Phoenix FD. Some topics covered will be:
  • Liquid simulation with foam and splashes
  • Rendering liquids with Vray implicit surfaces
  • Igniting objects with dynamically created maps
  • Referencing concurrent simulations for layered complexity in smoke, fire, and liquid simulations
Get up to speed with the latest in fluid dynamics and explore the flexibility of creating and rendering fluids inside 3ds max.

Please have a look at the sessions overview page to see all the great classes that will be given at EUE this year:

New Phoenix FD Training Videos

May 4, 2011 in Product Design & Demos, Training, Uncategorized

Chaos Group has released 6 new Training videos I created for them on Phoenix FD. Please check them out!

New Phoenix Demo Video

May 4, 2011 in Product Design & Demos, Training

Chaos Group has released a new demo video I created for them to show the features and abilities of Phoenix FD. Please check it out!

Phoenix FD 1.20 - General Overview by Michael McCarthy
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Zbrush 4 GoZ Demo Video

September 16, 2010 in Product Design & Demos

I created this demo video for Pixologic to show the power of GOZ in use with 3ds max and Maya.

Siggraph 2010 Master Class

September 16, 2010 in Product Design & Demos, Training

I was honored to present the only 3ds max based Siggraph Master class this year entitled “Node Based Material Creation Using the New Slate Material Editor in 3ds max 2011.? The title is a mouth full but it was a very cool class. It is available for free on The Area.

Siggraph2010MasterClass

Lip Service Siggraph 2010 Demo

September 15, 2010 in Product Design & Demos, Training

At Siggraph this year, I did some demos for Joe Alter’s Lip Service for Maya. This is a great tool for sculpting and animating characters right inside Maya. There will be some great demo videos to come so stay tuned.

BoothDemo3

Particle Flow Box 2 Demo

September 5, 2010 in Product Design & Demos

Here is a demo video I created for Particle Flow Box 2 Pro

PflowBox2Pro

finalToon for 3ds max

July 22, 2010 in Product Design & Demos