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 😁
Ravi Tomar
Amazing tutorial!!!
Let's support this man!
tank you so much, i need some more !
Rami Safi
Thank you for all the efforts and time you put on these tuts, they're helping me a lot.
Creative X studio
Can you tell me how to do human head cutting like walking dead zombies head cutting how do they do it can you explain me with tutorial please
Graphic Nations
You spent a dollar for this model? Fuck i'm gonna get rich!
allen, Great tutorial, I must say. I followed it till the end but I ended up having few individual particles stuck in the air and few flying away slowly defying the physics. Is there anyway I can stop that from happening ?
Max Sims please :))
Can octane render it ?
Christoph Dunkel
I also would like to see more TyFlow tutorials as I've always disliked Particle Flow and TyFlows procedures and nodes seem to be very cool. I also enjoy your tutorial style, the "Method behind the madness", going into the details of things. At least for me it works and helps me understand the depths of Tyflow rather well.
Thomas Sch.
Have a problem rendering. If I want to render the example, nothing will come. In the animated preview, I can see the particles, but when I click on render, only black comes. This happens to me also with other particle systems over tyflow.
Rudolf Böhmer
Could you do a tutorial on how to change one object into another and/or morphing particles into a shape
ssemukuye timothy
Hi Allan,i joined after the city destruction tutorial , how can i get it
Bohdan Kryvetskyy
I want to see tyflow full tutorials!
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
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