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The 'Softimage XSI Production Series DVD' videos previously available from from the Virtual Academic Software Trust are now available for easy access on Youtube.
Posted by Cryrid on May 7th, 2011
Members AceMastermind and Rork at SI-Community have taken the time to compile and organize the training videos that used to accompany previous versions of Softimage XSI (and were available courtesy of VAST, the Virtual Academic Software Trust).
While some workflows have changed and improved over time (and other new features added), a lot of the information here is still valid and can be a big help to understanding Modtool 6 & 7, along with newer versions of Softimage.
Modifiers and Deformers
Surfaces and Curves
Materials and Textures
Texture and Layer Editor
Sources and Clips
Shape Animation (morphing)
Working with Audio
Skeletons and IK Solvers
Character Development Kit
Rigid Body Dynamics
Rigid Body Dynamics Concepts
Rigid Body Dynamics Examples
Hair Concepts & Workflow
Render Tree Basics
Render Tree Techniques
Creating Effects with the Gradient Shader
Render Passes Explained
Render Passes in Use
Antialiasing and Adaptive Sampling
Rendermap: Concept and Examples
Rendermap: Extracting Normal Maps
Rendermap: High Resolution Maps