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Put a Spring in Your Step and See What’s New

Spring has arrived, and with it come new MasterClasses, new inspiring artwork, and the new 2015 releases of our 3D Animation and Creative Finishing products. If you missed any of it, this edition of the AREA newsletter brings the highlights of the last few months right to your inbox (just in case any of you were in hibernation!)

2015 3ds Max and Maya Expert Challenges 

Got questions? Explore the recorded 2015 Expert Challenge sessions, where Autodesk and guest experts share their knowledge and hands-on tips and tricks on how to solve production challenges. 
Have another question for our experts? Submit it today for the next Expert Challenge. 

NAB 2014 

If you were not able to attend NAB or missed the live streaming, you can now watch over 32 videos featuring guest presentations, product demos, and interviews with Flame, 3ds Max, Maya, and Smoke artists on our NAB site. Or simply lean back, relax, and enjoy our latest VFX & Post showreel featuring the work of our #bestartists.  

Artist of the Month – April 

Our Artist of the Month is Juan Siquier, a renowned 3D artist with over 15 years of experience working on film and game projects. Take a look at his incredible portfolio
Be sure to submit your work in our Showcase Gallery. Who knows? You may be selected to be our next Artist of the Month


AREA is the place to share knowledge and learn from your peers. Watch our latest MasterClasses to find out how you can develop comic book-style art for mobile games or composite with 3D render passes in Flame Premium.

The Latest from the Showcase Gallery

From planes, trains, and automobiles, to paper people and creepy creatures: see what your peers have been up to!

New Customer Profiles

Platige Image and Eidos Montreal provide insights into their productions and projects. See how they use 3ds Max to create their stunning work. 

2015 Product Releases

The 2015 releases are now here! Check out the 3ds Max 2015Maya 2015, Maya LT 2015 and Smoke 2015 pages on AREA to find out what’s new. Or browse our brand new micro-site featuring the all-new Flame Premium, great work by the best artists, and the latest Flame learning and community resources. 
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