Hi, I’m Nick — 3D Designer
and founder of XYZ Art Mag

I do 3D Design Tutorials and Assets that you were looking for to create your greatest projects!

Latest Tutorial

Recreated Chris Harkin curve advection.
Beginner Houdini tutorial about pyro advection and spline generation. A bit of smoke, a bit of particles and beautiful colored splines 🙂
Rendered with Redshift.


We all want great looking renders done fast, right?
I create packs of pre-built tools to make your production workflow easier.

FREE Flora Wallpaper Pack

5 Beautiful Animated Blooming Flowers

18 Abstract Organic Coral Models

FREE Houdini Octane Render Setup Template


I always try to learn something new or give an in-depth look to the known feature – regardless, I will record my screen and share what I have learned.

Project files available for each tutorial

Point Waves in Houdini & Redshift

Cloth Growth in Houdini, C4D & Octane

Disintegration in Houdini, C4D & Octane

Abstract Disintegration in Cinema 4D

Liquid Paint Animation in Cinema 4D

Easy Plastic Wrap in Houdini

Easy RBD Emitter Setup in Houdini and C4D Octane Render Animation

Dynamic Growing Lines filling the Shape. Houdini Simulation and Cinema4D Octane Animation Render

Grain Dynamics Simulation in Houdini. Render in Cinema4D and Octane

Houdini Particles – Glowing Swirl. Octane Render

Speed up Octane Renders with just ONE feature

New Plastics Melting Brain in Houdini, Cinema4D and Octane Render

Holmedals’ Animated Recursive Subdivisions

Pyro FX Particle Advection & Collisions

Easy Realistic Lighting with Octane

10+ Passive Income Ways for 3D Artists and Motion Designers

Curl Noise Beginner Setup

Brick in your face! Fluid Sim Houdini

Beginner Abstract Walking Wire Setup

Particle Powder Paint FX