Recent blog posts

May 23, 2015
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THREE GREAT CAREER STRATEGIES TO LEARN FROM YOUR BOSS

New article I collaborated on with Art Station – Jim Thacker did all the hard work – I just took all the credit … : ) […]
May 19, 2015
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Another productivity article for Artstation

http://magazine.artstation.com/2015/03/10-killer-time-management-tips-artists/
May 19, 2015
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Episode 36 – What it takes to create your own tv show for animal planet?

Click here to listen on iTunes! From 3D artist to Executive Producer – What it takes to achieve your big goals in your career and get […]
May 18, 2015
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Chaos Group Labs’ – podcast

I get interviewed for a change! https://labs.chaosgroup.com/index.php/cg-garage-podcast/cg-garage-podcast-22-allan-mckay/
May 11, 2015
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Episode 35 – Starting your own Visual Effects Studio

Click here to listen on iTunes! This episode we dive right into what it takes to launch your own studio. Such a big subject and so […]
May 6, 2015
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034 – The Importance of Finding Mentors

Click here to listen on iTunes!   This episode is all about how impactful having mentors or experts in your life can be, and modeling those […]

Recent Projects

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  • DESTINY

3ds Max tutorials and maya tutorials for dynamics and destruction. Get ready to blow some serious shit up using Thinking Particles, Fumefx, Houdini DOPs, Particle flow, fracturefx, krakatoa and Vray

Allan McKay has been providing kick ass 3ds max tutorials since the 1990's, covering everything from pflow and thinking particles, to krakatoa and fumefx.  With the launch of this new site, Allan is excited to not only provide more amazing 3dsmax tutorials but also to release  some fantastic Maya and Houdini tutorials as well, featuring fracturefx, pyrofx, and fumefx genesis for Maya.