3D Experimental

Slow news day I guess but here is another experimental project I’ve been working on. It was created in 3D max with a particle system randomly positioning the spikes. Rendered with V-Ray.

High Resolution Version

Abhishek Das
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:34 am
Looks really good. Well done Mr. Andrew!
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:34 am
nice! great work as always Andrew!
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:35 am
nice! i'm impressed. Some Maya tutorials would be nice.. just saying
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:36 am
Very very cool. I need to brush up on my 3d
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:37 am
Pretty nice.
Is there any way to avoid the particles intersecting each other?
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:39 am
Looks Great Andrew Any chance you could show us how to do this In Cinema 4d?
    July 4th, 2012 @ 2:10 pm
    Create a sphere with as much polygons as u wish. Make it editable. Rightclick - matrixextrude.
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:41 am
scary ,but beautiful picture
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:41 am
Forget Future Balls, I wanna see Sam trying to escape a Particle system full of THESE!
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:42 am
That looks great, and it makes a great desktop background too....
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:44 am
I'd Love to see more 3DS Max Tutorials :D
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:44 am
Nice :)
dont wanna chew that...but chew on how its done :)
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:46 am
same! :D would like to chew on its tutorial! it's pucker!
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:49 am
This looks pretty cool. Very nice colors.
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:57 am
This is sooo 5 years ago :)
Everybody did trendwhores.
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:57 am
very nice and thanks for update,please record video update from your studio...
Matthew Park
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:57 am
That looks tight Mr. Kramer.
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:58 am
Dang, do you ever not do something amazing. I wish I was as good as you.
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:06 am
Cool, but it would be nice if none of the mesh was colliding :)

Nice colors though.
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:14 am
I feel bad for Sonic, he doesn't look like his usual self.
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:16 am
Looks cool :) With some "Optical Flares" It'll look better, and then it's a new cool desktop background ;)

You're the best, love your work :D
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:18 am
You forgot to add the SyFy logo.
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:26 am
Would love to see a tutorial on this topic!
Alexy Papazian
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:28 am
That Loooks AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!! I waiting for a tutorial!
And did u chose someone for music composing????
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:38 am
Looks like something my PITBULL PUKED UP!!!! Sorry, but somebody has to keep you grounded ;)
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:40 am
hey andrew plz create a tutorial of ur bullet product promo


bullet promo r very mind blasting
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:44 am
this is very pinchi
Ivan Javorović
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:49 am
Really nice job with the shadows and reflections.Can't wait for the up coming tutorial.Keep up the good work.

July 12th, 2010 @ 10:55 am
very nice Andy :D

could you make a tutorial? :D it would be great for like:
a meteor hits the earth, scientists come and investigate it and there they find that spiky thing :D
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:57 am
That looks sharp Andrew :)
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:59 am
I'd like to see some tutorials on what vray and mental ray are and how to use them
July 12th, 2010 @ 11:07 am
As always, looks great Andrew. To side with the masses, would be nice to see this and or any/more 3dmas tuts. One blog show you mentioned something about bringing in people just for this purpose. Have you thought anymore on it? Keep up the good work. Long time fan.
July 12th, 2010 @ 11:15 am
loves your tutorials
great job
u always do great thing
July 12th, 2010 @ 11:30 am
I'm pretty sure that you've come up with an medically accurate representation of a kidney stone...At least how it feels.
July 12th, 2010 @ 11:52 am
Really nice job.

I would love to see some more 3Ds Max tutorials of you.

July 12th, 2010 @ 12:05 pm
There's quite a few tutorials on the web for doing this sort of thing in C4D, obviously they don't have the same endearing charisma that Andrew Kramer delivers his with, but they're pretty handy! Have a look at this link:


They're down the bottom there!
July 12th, 2010 @ 12:12 pm
Realy nice!
Do some more 3DS Max Tutorials!
July 12th, 2010 @ 12:12 pm
something inspired you? ;)
james paddock
July 12th, 2010 @ 12:20 pm
exelente el trabajo que se desarrola en video copilot me gustan muchos sus productos son facinantes
July 12th, 2010 @ 12:46 pm
Straight from an MTV commercial!
Good job Adam :)
July 12th, 2010 @ 1:04 pm
This is some thing else
July 12th, 2010 @ 1:09 pm
men estas escapado....tu no te cansas de maltratar el after effects...estas de madre.....

I sorry ,Im from Cuba and Dont Speak English very good but you are the best in the After Effects,really you are the best men......

July 12th, 2010 @ 1:11 pm
Can you sometime do a 3d tutorial in blender, since the program is free and therefore, everyone could do it.
July 12th, 2010 @ 1:22 pm
That's awesome, although the shadows are looking a bit weird.
July 12th, 2010 @ 1:26 pm
I'm still amazed that so many people keep asking : "Please do a tutorial for !"…

As Andrew wisely said (in his tutorials and comments), the software you're using brings much less to your work than your imagination and creativity can. People think that because they're using Maya, or 3DS, or Softimage… they'll have a better render. What about the composition? What about the lighting? What about the story your image is telling?

You just have to pick the tool that WORKS for you and start to be creative.
July 12th, 2010 @ 1:30 pm
Andrew! All of your 3ds max tutorials are very helpful and don't worry about what people say about blender, cinema 4d.. etc. You should stick to 3ds max because in my opinion, (from what I've seen) it helps you express your style the best.
zakoo lord
July 12th, 2010 @ 1:34 pm
you are the best
July 12th, 2010 @ 1:44 pm
Nice job. And , Andrew , We wanna tutorial ;)
July 12th, 2010 @ 1:47 pm
looks awesome! i would really like to have more 3d tutorials but please use a little bit more of other 3d programs like c4d. you should also make a basic training for all of the 3d programs to, because 3d will soon come to the browser and it will be a very helpful knowledge
July 12th, 2010 @ 2:05 pm
dide you make a bull and randomly positioning the spikes whit particle system
July 12th, 2010 @ 2:05 pm
i agree with Jaron yes u should stick to something im a motion desiger and i use cinema 4d for most the time because the default render is very powerful and sweet and fast so u dont have to wast time waiting for the rendring
July 12th, 2010 @ 2:15 pm
What was the inspiration? Cat cough up a hairball? :-)
July 12th, 2010 @ 2:16 pm
HO un hérisson transgénique de toute beauté ! Intéressant.
July 12th, 2010 @ 2:36 pm
Nice, I'll try this too :D
I've never tried to instance geometry on a particle system for abstract art uses...
The HDR lighting looks neat!
July 12th, 2010 @ 2:40 pm
Looks alright similar to a few TV commercials for cars I saw last year....like you said slow news day...

Everyone here loves you though I must say.
July 12th, 2010 @ 2:41 pm
By the way, speaking of 3D - here's a thing I've completed in a few hours yesterday. I hope you like it =]
July 12th, 2010 @ 2:44 pm
doesent look bad. more 3d tuts are not necesary because their are realy enough good tuts on the net. what i would like to see are tuts for post effects in ae from AK.
July 12th, 2010 @ 2:53 pm
that look very cool, that gonna be a new tuts? i gonna install 3D Max than :)
July 12th, 2010 @ 2:57 pm
De Lujo... Mr. Kramer, siempre reviso tu pagina, gracias por todos los tutoriales....... UP THE IRON....
July 12th, 2010 @ 3:03 pm
Well as the same and higher levels ! can't wait to see the tutorial of makin' it !!
July 12th, 2010 @ 3:14 pm
You have a beautiful mind that chalks out so many wonderful ideas.... i wish i had such imagination...

July 12th, 2010 @ 3:17 pm
plsss howw tooo :P
July 12th, 2010 @ 3:19 pm
You didn't tell me you had a space cactus. I'm disappointed you've been holding out on us.
July 12th, 2010 @ 3:49 pm
Here's what I made using Particle flow in 3ds Max

July 12th, 2010 @ 3:57 pm
Andrew its my first time i post comment on you :
sure i have too many question for you one of them from where your brain come i saw in your tutorials a lot of ideas very creative new intelligent some cool stuff evry thing i like

but i want you to make more 3D tutorials cause yours the best of all web site about cinematic and moves VFX all of that its very nice from you

about after effect i guess so you teach all graphics lover about after effect and sure u still have more to show

and something else i wanna see link of what you create i always found your name on some titles of TV show like insider and a lot but i want you to but some of your works to show us how Andrew creamer work on graphics

THnx bro for everything you give me in my life
swear to you aftereffect without you 30% of use with ppl no more

and please spacial grating for : Sam
July 12th, 2010 @ 4:21 pm
Oh, I was hoping you'd finely be explaining stereoscopic 3D and easy ways to get that done.
July 12th, 2010 @ 4:46 pm
My attempt in recreating the effect.
The colors are not the same, neither is the lighting, but I was not trying to COPY the stuff :D
I rendered it with Mental Ray, using a skylight for nice AO and a MentalRay Area Omni to create nice highlights and soft shadows.
I also noticed Andrew put a sphere for particles to cling to, so I did the same, but a much smaller one.
July 12th, 2010 @ 4:54 pm
Love this! Its my wallpaper now!
John Keir
July 12th, 2010 @ 6:39 pm
Looks like Sonic has fame has gone to Sonic's head and he's hit Rock Bottom! Drugs and all that horrible Paraphernalia!
Great work!

July 12th, 2010 @ 7:58 pm
@Quatro: It's good, but VRay has better lighting solutions =D
Aung Ko Ko
July 12th, 2010 @ 8:02 pm
Yeah, Andrew...do u want to show us tutorials of c4d mograph?
July 12th, 2010 @ 8:57 pm
My gosh! What a phenomenal coincidence!!!
It looks EXACTLY like my ex-wife's soul!
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:04 pm
How many hours did it take you to render that? Man VRay is not a quick render to say the least unless you dumb it down.
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:24 pm
July 12th, 2010 @ 9:42 pm
Its too simple for C4D to create this stuff . Is there S.Th special ?
Domingo Santay
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:08 pm
es muy bueno thank you esres lo mejor
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:23 pm
How long did it take you to create that, 10 minutes?

...does this project involve animation? Cause that would be cool.
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:49 pm
Stunning!! Great work Andrew!
July 12th, 2010 @ 10:53 pm
V-ray is powerful engine for Render.

I love you!
I am Edris Mohammadi from Iran,Sanandaj.
July 12th, 2010 @ 11:00 pm
Nice Work Andrew, please make a tutorial, i have gotten to as far as making a cone and then adding a bend, please make a tutorial
July 12th, 2010 @ 11:49 pm
Is it all one material?
July 12th, 2010 @ 11:58 pm
that look very cool
July 13th, 2010 @ 12:10 am
You should render out a 1920x1080 version or higher so that I can use it as a desktop background =P
July 13th, 2010 @ 12:18 am
WOW!!!!!.....truly amazing stuff....by the way Andrew Kramer, can u please say how the tentacles was created...is it any plugin or did u jus modeled it...
July 13th, 2010 @ 12:19 am
it would be really helpful if u reply....
July 13th, 2010 @ 12:58 am
Oh.That's Very Cool Man!
Martin Turanta
July 13th, 2010 @ 1:55 am
Hi Andrew, that is WOW!!......truly Stunning and Awesome.
am Martin From Kenya and i would like if you did more of 3d max tutorials, Thanks and that was a GREAT JOB!!!!!
July 13th, 2010 @ 2:14 am
WOW!!! thats so cool, it would be SO awesome if you did a tutorial on that.
July 13th, 2010 @ 2:55 am
I love this. It's now my desktop wallpaper.

I'm guessing a Tint was added followed by a S-shaped Curves adjustment. You then reduced the Red, increased a touch of Green and finally increased the Blue.

Andrew has a predilection for all things blue!
July 13th, 2010 @ 2:58 am
So, where are the particles on that image?
kyle. B
July 13th, 2010 @ 3:06 am
Dear Andrew,

It would be so awesome if you could do more 3d Max tuts. The program is so hard to understand for a newb, but with you fun and educational videos you could make us all pro’s! :]

All the Best
July 13th, 2010 @ 3:39 am
I’d Love to see more 3DS Max Tutorials !!!:D
July 13th, 2010 @ 4:19 am
very nice job Mr.Andrew.
July 13th, 2010 @ 4:28 am

Ha ha, joking. As usual it looks friggin awesome!!

Here's a random objects render I done a while back:


Also, what's the specs of your system/s? Like 5 million gigs of ram? Lol.
July 13th, 2010 @ 4:52 am
Cool rendering man a tut will surely help to good lighting n stuff for 3dsmax. Hey Andrew thanks man for the afx tuts it helped me alot!!!!
July 13th, 2010 @ 5:19 am
sweet..my renders never shine sexy..they shine tacky
kevin leynes
July 13th, 2010 @ 5:22 am
Holy Sh3t That's sharp!
July 13th, 2010 @ 5:25 am
Thats coool ... Nice reflection ^_^
July 13th, 2010 @ 6:58 am
you know, this kind of thing is an art. you should post it up in a gallery online somewhere.
July 13th, 2010 @ 7:30 am
I´m trying to learn Blender since The Bullet. It´s free and awesome. Tutos PLEASE Mr Kramer. Thanks!!!
Feroz Q
July 13th, 2010 @ 7:31 am
Wow. Nice colours. nice shading. Good work : )
July 13th, 2010 @ 9:14 am
@Remix: Both VRay and Mental Ray are Photorealistic renderers. Now they both have their pros and cons, starting with rendering times, ease of set up and so forth. I would not consider either renderer as BETTER, because it heavily depends on how an artist himself sets up the materials, lighting, shadows and filters. I put the scene together in a few minutes, so this is not meant to be nowhere near as good as Kramer's :D
Joey Hipolito
July 13th, 2010 @ 9:52 am
Looks good mr. kramer.. do you have tutorials of 3ds max.. from basic to near pro... tutorials on interfaces/tools of 3ds max.. i will gladly watch out for that.. you have a nice teaching skills..your voice makes your viewer interested on your tuts..

July 13th, 2010 @ 10:02 am
It's just awesome 3D! :)
Kai Indvik
July 13th, 2010 @ 10:31 am
Very cool.
July 13th, 2010 @ 11:09 am
whats up man, this doesn't have anything to do with this tutorial, but im making a movie that the mane effect is fir that needs to look real and behave as real fire, and im having trouble with this so if you could help me that would be grate
July 13th, 2010 @ 11:41 am
I see lots of pple talking they want 3dMax tutorials, well i believe with google you can find anything you want on max. @ Andrew, please keep the AE tuts coming cos you made not only me but many pple what they are in been professional @ AE. Cheers all
July 13th, 2010 @ 11:42 am
Here is my recreation of the spike ball.
That's now my desktop background.
July 13th, 2010 @ 11:56 am
Hi Mr. Kramer:
Could you do something nice to tribute the Spanish national soccer team (called "La Roja" or "La selección") after their first World cup winning?
Maybe something super cool, as usual, using the national colors of our flag, red and yellow.

July 13th, 2010 @ 12:37 pm
I agree with some posts from above, including any about how we would love Maya tutorials! Any idea where I could find a great collection at andrew?
July 13th, 2010 @ 1:19 pm
is that a hair ?
July 13th, 2010 @ 1:30 pm
that look complex mesh but for design such thing is very easy

i guess u have done video tutorial on designing random object in 3Ds max..

but this look more cool
Mehdi Douazou
July 13th, 2010 @ 2:07 pm
cool it looks like goku's hair :D
July 13th, 2010 @ 2:14 pm
wow, that does not look like particles, you should make a tutorial.
July 13th, 2010 @ 3:05 pm
July 13th, 2010 @ 3:49 pm
AK PLEASE DO A TUTORIAL ON THIS! You'll be my hero x10 more than you already are if you do. I've been hired to do a project that requires something very similar to this and I can do it no problem, but if I could make it look as good as this then it'd be great for my reel and get me even more jobs. Pretty pretty pretty pretty pretty pretty pretty please!
July 13th, 2010 @ 3:53 pm
Very good job!
You are the best!
July 13th, 2010 @ 4:00 pm
hey... It's cool...
July 13th, 2010 @ 4:16 pm
You always have visually interesting stuff to show. I am also interested in how it would be possible to not have the intersecting each other without having to do this manually.
July 13th, 2010 @ 6:54 pm
Chaudhary Deepak Kumar
July 13th, 2010 @ 8:31 pm
It's look great Mr. Kramer you always done creative related to compositing.
July 13th, 2010 @ 9:38 pm
Hello Andrew,
I Love to see Maya + Ae Tutorials too, please. thank u
July 13th, 2010 @ 10:07 pm
Great pic! I was actually able to make a pretty good version of it in Blender which was cool :) (cause it's free ;) )
Obviously not quite as good as Andrew Kramer's but with a bit of tweaking it could be a cool particle or something :D. This guy's always comin' up with awesome ideas...
July 13th, 2010 @ 11:16 pm
spiky yet stunning
stephen thomas
July 14th, 2010 @ 3:00 am
Hmm, I don't know, I don't like the way it's looking at me...
July 14th, 2010 @ 3:21 am
looks good Andrew . real good.
keep on the good work!
sunil thapa (nepal)
July 14th, 2010 @ 4:37 am
looking great and good .......... would you pleae MR. ANDREW KRAMMER post some basic tut of 3ds max.. coz i thought u r great in 3ds max like as after effects......... os please help us those who doesn't knows 3ds max ... providing some 3ds max basic tuts........ :)

please hear our voice.........
July 14th, 2010 @ 5:01 am
Wow, so THAT is what pollen looks like. Nice work, I love your site.
July 14th, 2010 @ 5:29 am
My weird try with VRay (First time use, I might add... I always use Mental Ray)
July 14th, 2010 @ 5:48 am
@Quatrp: Quatro, when your renering with VRay you can't just place one light at the top hoping everything's gonna be all right. You have to do studio lighting. Studio Lighting means you have to place 2-3 maybe more studio lights (VRay Plane Lights) or in other words Diffused Light Boxes =D

Hope that helps
July 14th, 2010 @ 11:00 am
Andrew you r tooooooooo good. After Effects and 3D max r the most power full software. Adobe & Autodesk Rocks.
July 14th, 2010 @ 11:32 am
Nice done !Why not After Effect and Maya ???!!
July 14th, 2010 @ 2:03 pm
EYY andrew i know that you like some copyleft pictures for your tutorials here in this link : " http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=all&q=ESPA%C3%91A+fantasma&m=text " , You'll find a lot of pictures of SPAIN CITY'S the day of the world cup . you will find some fantastic shots of ghost street's lool . enjoy it..
July 14th, 2010 @ 2:15 pm
That's awesome!!! Please make a tutorial!
July 14th, 2010 @ 2:34 pm
Hi all,

It's very easy :

- make a sphere
- make a cone
- apply "Bend" modifier to the cone, with angle 90° or 100°
- Next step, we will create Particle Flow. In Command Panel, click Create tab. Change drop down menu to Particle Systems and click PF Source button. Click and drag in Top Viewport to create PF Source icon
- After you create PF Source icon, now open Particle View window. Just press "6" button in your keyboard
- First we need to change particle appearance. Select Shape Instance operator form bottom and move it into Event 01. Place it exactly on Shape operator, in order to replace it. In Shape Instance 01 rollout (on the right pane), click button under Particle Geometry Object and the click "spike" object in viewport. You have just made spike object used as particle.
- If you move slider of the time, you may notice particle appearance still hasn't change. Select Display 01 operator in Event 01. Change Type to Geometry. Voila! Spikes now appear as particle.
- Now we want the sphere as emitter. Just align the PF icon on the spere, and resize it so that its size is the same as that of the sphere.

Finally, you just play with "Bith", "Speed" and "Shape" values for the final result as you want.


Best regards,
Balthazar, from France (sorry for my bad english)
July 14th, 2010 @ 4:12 pm
you should have another website and do tutorials for this stuff!
July 14th, 2010 @ 4:16 pm
great work, i wish to see some golden orange in the ambient or background light?

it will draw the eye more to the alien object with some contrast thrown for the taste.

errr...!! :)
July 14th, 2010 @ 5:18 pm
@Remix: Yeah, I know :D
thx anyway
July 14th, 2010 @ 5:44 pm
i think you'r folling in love with 3d max now . ha ha poor AE. anyway nice work andrew
July 14th, 2010 @ 6:58 pm
thanks. can you make us a 3d max tutorial? simple modeling and texturing?
July 14th, 2010 @ 7:35 pm
how bout a beginners 3DS Max tut for us noobs. i would love to start learning it. you're my teacher. i can't afford college. keep up the freaking awesome work!
July 15th, 2010 @ 12:20 am
we wamt to see some movement on thaaaaat mate!!
July 15th, 2010 @ 2:44 am
Great stuff Mr. Kramer
in one of your tuts you told that c4d was the BEST 3D app for aftereffect integration, I bought C4D right away, hope to see some tuts for C4D too, thanx Mr. Kramer
July 15th, 2010 @ 7:44 am
that looks good, I'd love a tutorial
Sergiu Baiculescu
July 15th, 2010 @ 9:10 am
nice one andrew

ps:do something to have more activities on this website,i'd stay here for all day long but,i've learned all and seen all twice at least...
July 15th, 2010 @ 12:10 pm
Nice Andrew! Are you rocking the HDRI in that scene?
Mike Hall
July 15th, 2010 @ 1:01 pm


July 15th, 2010 @ 2:28 pm
What was the render time? Looks good.
David H
July 15th, 2010 @ 2:53 pm
Have you checked out Octane? I bought it for my 3D rendering, not really good for animations yet, since it's still in Beta, it's not necessarily a good production stand by, but its got some serious rendering juice, and realtime camera positioning, and material preview.
July 15th, 2010 @ 4:31 pm
omg i been trying to brake my head on trying to learn 3d max v-v the program is hard i wish you could make some 3d max basic training for other people who are trying to learn

i saw your basic training on after effect and i actually learn so i hope you get to se my comment from melvin
July 15th, 2010 @ 4:55 pm
Great! Now I have a new awesome wallpaper and a tutorial on how to make it :D
July 15th, 2010 @ 8:32 pm
I'll be posting the tutorial on how to create these cool looking spikes soon. I'll add the link in the comments here.
July 15th, 2010 @ 9:26 pm
Silver dance
July 15th, 2010 @ 10:38 pm
i love that high image Resolution
but make something with mantal ray
thank man good job.
from south-sudan
July 15th, 2010 @ 10:57 pm
Great! Very good job!
You are the best! Well done Mr. Andrew!
mb editor
July 15th, 2010 @ 11:39 pm
very goooooooooood
Joey Hipolito
July 16th, 2010 @ 3:07 am
@X101-- yeah, there are tuts on net.. but the voice of andrew kramer is amazing.. makes the listener feel excited about learning.. unlike other people who talks like dead
July 16th, 2010 @ 4:16 am
please a tutorial do make this would be great.

you BEST =)
July 16th, 2010 @ 4:30 am
@ Joey: You can say hat again men! Andrew's voice got me stock with his site... he he he eh he
July 16th, 2010 @ 9:08 am
good job anderw
July 16th, 2010 @ 11:32 am
thats insane! i love it, please make a tutorial on it :D
July 16th, 2010 @ 5:11 pm
Saweet! Would you ever do some tutorials with Maya?
July 16th, 2010 @ 9:49 pm
This is sooo cool how do you come up with this Idea andrew

you are Great as always...
July 16th, 2010 @ 9:51 pm
This is so cool how do you come up with this Idea Andrew
you are Great as always...i wish you do more tutorial in 3D max which you are really good at, and Maya etc....
version 2.1
July 17th, 2010 @ 1:45 am
wow u rock andrew!! u r the bst teacher!!
July 17th, 2010 @ 12:05 pm
i love v-ray render
Aykut Bozkurt
July 17th, 2010 @ 12:55 pm
greta rendering with v ray,it is so powerful,and the shape created really looks nice.you shall clone that shape a lot and create a cave with full of those.can be useful maybe ;)
it should be appriciated if a tutorial for that particle system is published by the quality of you Mr. Andrew,we will be waiting for it.
July 17th, 2010 @ 5:54 pm
It looks a bit boring and pretty random :/
Joey Hipolito
July 17th, 2010 @ 9:38 pm
@X101 - yeah.. but we must learn also from others, they are great but i feel drowsy whenever i'm watching their tuts...haha

cheers for andrew kramer, i wonder when he will be answering our post...
i will be glad if read this all and give a response, not each...but as a whole
July 18th, 2010 @ 12:01 am
Why i see your tutorial "3D Ledge" on FlashForward Episode 7??

BTW, tutorial about that "thing", i jut need that for make a little production.
akash (sky)
July 18th, 2010 @ 2:29 am
I just love videocopilot.net
akash (sky)
July 18th, 2010 @ 2:31 am
how do i get the information of videocopilot Tutorials update.
July 18th, 2010 @ 8:14 am
That would make a great wallpaper if it were only BIGGER! I don't see why I u always do stuff at low res.
July 18th, 2010 @ 12:39 pm
Great stuff Andrew. I'd like to know how you came up to this cause i've seen something similar to this at "Gino Rossi's" sale poster. Have you seen it or it's just coincidence? :)
July 19th, 2010 @ 1:42 am
July 19th, 2010 @ 10:13 am
I used to love the FX is this music vid. Song is gr8 too!

July 19th, 2010 @ 11:10 am
you should make a gun and use that as the ammo and it'll be the porcupine launcher gun!!! =)

yes that is a Despicable Me reference. get over it >=)
July 19th, 2010 @ 12:03 pm
Hey Andrew Nice Design.
Please Check Out Mine Here:

July 19th, 2010 @ 3:52 pm
Great stuff Andrew - always cool to see what you've been toying with! Inspired me to have a bit of a play too =)
I used Maya for my 3D renders and After Effects to composite. Just a colour and AO pass.
My main hurdle was getting the rotation and scale randomness to look good - still not 100% where I wanted it - but good enough for a half hour project =)
Keep up the awesome work!
July 20th, 2010 @ 4:23 am
Amazing as usual :)
July 21st, 2010 @ 12:17 am
When the darkness rise there will be always a hope.
(When your boss get you angry)
Andrew Kramer makes you happy :))
July 21st, 2010 @ 12:57 am
Where is the tutorial gone?
I cannot see any video
July 22nd, 2010 @ 2:59 am
Hi Andrew, really nice!! thanks for the inspiring stuff, maybe i can inspire you too..
we have made something similar at school with processing (an open source very easy program (http://www.processing.org/download/)) and rhino..you can see what we have done at:


i'm sorry for my bad english..
July 23rd, 2010 @ 4:27 pm
Here is what i made after being inspired by this peice. I am new to 3DS Max so this was a fun test to see if i could make something close. I used Mental Ray to render mine. http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g197/Baron69458/SpikeWallpaper.jpg
July 23rd, 2010 @ 7:27 pm
Really wish this stuff was a little more possible for Blender. Or if it is, I would like someone to teach me how to even go about something like this.
luis felipe
July 24th, 2010 @ 7:32 pm
i think this is better than the yellow one that made, andrew please bring that tut for al ur fans
luis felipe
July 24th, 2010 @ 7:35 pm
Pavanrzx that s was close, i was doing the same thing but i cant find what type of lighting ak used
Luis Felipe
July 26th, 2010 @ 7:20 pm
i love ur tuts when they have 3d max included all those are very amazing and fun... u should open a new topic for 3d tuts im just saying would be a good idea, i think u earn more fans around here watching more tuts and interesting stuff, and a like too much optical flares product is so cool
August 1st, 2010 @ 2:09 am
Is there a tutorial for this? th@nkz
August 3rd, 2010 @ 6:18 am
I rate this 5 stars....... Everything you do is just mind blowing. I love your work. Do you know how to do anything in Maya? I am new to this blog.
Vincent Duong
April 28th, 2011 @ 9:07 pm
nice u should make a 3ds max vray tut cuz im in love with vray rite now!

13yrs old
July 2nd, 2012 @ 3:16 am
You are God Of After FX
awesome Work Andrew
July 2nd, 2012 @ 3:18 am
If your planning to come to india Do let us Know

for Shot or just Vacation Trip
You are always Welcome in India.
Koz We just want to meet once.......
i m follower n Big Fan of yourz
keep up the Good Work
January 7th, 2013 @ 11:10 pm
nice and cool work thanks for sharing
February 19th, 2013 @ 10:53 am
God bless random positioning ha! Nice work
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