tyFLOW Tutorial — Sand Granular Solver (3DS Max 2019 VFX)

In this new tyFLOW tutorial: We’re going to focus on creating realistic effects with the granular sand solver in this tyFLOW tutorial.

I want to dig into how to simulate sand, dirt and take advantage of the granular sand solver in tyFLOW to create realistic chunks of sand that break apart and form shapes and react realistically to breaking up and simulated impacts inside of tyFLOW. Please subscribe to the channel, so you don’t miss out on any upcoming tutorials and training.

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If you want more of these videos, please leave a comment and let me know. Even simply typing “YES” to let me know to focus more specifically on tyFLOW, or what subjects / software you would like to see covered. Thanks so much and enjoy the tutorial I hope to build a much more in-depth lesson on this subject soon

Thanks, guys!

Allan McKay


Finally, I have some new VFX training out right now. (It’s free.) It’s over 18 hours of tutorials focused entirely around Live Action Visual Effects (City Destruction Class). You can check it out at www.VFXCOURSE.com

Youtube comments:

edward gomez
Woooh popcorn and notepad time 😁
I want to see tyflow full tutorial basic to advanced
Hi allan.how did you learn the tyflow and vfx software and plugins?
Mary Shields
Yes please make more videos- this is fantastic content and I really appreciate your time. :)
Kannan Shanmugam
More like this.
Would love to see more TyFlow tuts, they're awesome. Thanks, Allan!
Anyone who says you talk too much can go fuck themselves. You explain things in detail & tell us what certain values mean instead of just giving us exact numbers to punch in.Do not ever change!
Hello Alan, I'm very exitet by your tutorials. Can TyFlow interact with grass simulation on it? I want to make the same shot - https://www.tfw2005.com/boards/attachments/maxresdefault-jpg.28072382/ but with ground and the grass on it.
Frank V
This is awesome I would love more vidoes about TyFlow!!
belete zenabu
gert work i need lern
Atabek Kadimi
It’s a great deal that you share your experience with us. Good luck.
Piotr Baluta
Thank you Allan. Great tutorial!
luis couto
Amazing ! Thank you so much ! and YES YES YYYEEEESSSS !!!!
Johny ; Five FX
this is awesome Allan, thank you! How do you export to Alembic to bring it into another 3d program like Cinema 4D to render there. I've got an export particles operator, but in the "Export Type" the Alembic Mesh is greyed out. : (
Ersin Kopuz
Yes and thank you very mutch !
yes! thanks very much!
Disperdi Mattia
YES, yes yes yes!! Amazing tutorial
abhiket patel
yes more tyflow video plzz..love from india..
Mike Last
hi Allan, for over a decade I love your long and thorough tutorials. Keep 'em coming please. Nowadays it seems that you do them on a 4k monitor which results in tiny icons when not viewed full screen or on smaller monitors/tablets. Recordings of a 1k screen area would be appreciated. Thanks a lot for your long term help to the community.
Rodrigo Albarran
amazing work!! I started getting into xparticles for c4d and kept thinking how awesome it'd be if something similar was available for 3dsMax!!