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Ascension Studios at ACCT

Ascension Studios at ACCT

In The News

During the first week of February, Ascension Studios provided some material for the Association for Challenge Course Te...

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Keeping track of 3ds max file locations

Keeping track of 3ds max file locations

General Information

3ds max references a lot of files in a lot of different places, and it can be a nightmare trying to remember where to c...

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Watch our presentation from Augmented World Expo

Watch our presentation from Augmented World Expo

In The News

On May 29 2014, John Shulters gave a presentation at Augmented World Expo (AWE) on the visualization of spaces, specifi...

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Ascension Studios @ upcoming conferences in October

Ascension Studios @ upcoming conferences in October

General Information

We'll be presenting a look into our latest workflows at some conferences during the first week in October. The first wi...

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3ds max VERY slow (or freezes) after merging objects

3ds max VERY slow (or freezes) after merging objects

Troubleshooting

I first noticed this issue in December of last year when I was competing in the architectural category of the Vue 3D En...

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3ds max network rendering issues Part 3 – HDR lighting

3ds max network rendering issues Part 3 – HDR lighting

Troubleshooting

Another entry in the "heads up" category of max/backburner funkiness. If you're trying to light your scenes with high d...

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3ds max network rendering issues Part 2 – Batch Rendering

3ds max network rendering issues Part 2 – Batch Rendering

Troubleshooting

Did you just come back to your computers after a night (or god forbid) weekend of network batch rendering only to find ...

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Alpha transparency with PNG in Photoshop

Alpha transparency with PNG in Photoshop

Tips & Tricks, Troubleshooting

Almost every compositing program out there has a simple option to view or hide the transparency in an image based on it...

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3ds max network rendering issues Part 1 – Installation

3ds max network rendering issues Part 1 – Installation

Troubleshooting

There are a novel's worth of issues that could be written about how to deal with networking rendering (and its associat...

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“Grab Viewport” very slow in 3ds max 2013

“Grab Viewport” very slow in 3ds max 2013

Tips & Tricks

--ASSET blog repost-- If you're having issues capturing your viewports for quick animation previews (basically, the ...

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Revert to legacy explorers & browsers in 3ds max

Revert to legacy explorers & browsers in 3ds max

Tips & Tricks

--ASSET blog repost-- Here are the areas where you can reset the 3ds max SelectByName dialog and Material/Map Browse...

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Treehouse Masters on Animal Planet

Treehouse Masters on Animal Planet

In The News

Pete Nelson of Nelson Treehouse & Supply (one of our wonderful clients) is the star of a new reality TV show on Ani...

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