Since I received a lot of requests for thinking particles resources, this is a post to collect all the training and info available for thinking particles on the web, free or by payment, if you know some other sources please write a coment below.
Effectivetds Together with Goran Pavles we created a portal dedicated to FX in general. You will found a lot of useful Tools, a lot of them for ThinkingParticles, also Courses, and a Forum with a growing TP community.
TP4 for production Joe Scarr TP master together with Goran Pavles presents a DVD with more than 27 hours of information for
50$ Now free! on his vimeo channel. This tutorials are more for an intermediate/advanced user, covering a lot of tips and tricks for production and mathematics basics. This is the most complete and advanced guide to tp you will found online for free.
TP Mayhem Joe Scarr collected multiple problems/solutions, blackboxes and knowhow over the years, collected on this site. This is a gold mine!
Joe Gunn Joe Gunn has multiple tutorials on his Vimeo channel covering new TP6 operators.
Cebas tutorials You will found here a bunch of tutorials, most of them its Joe Scarr explaing each node. But you will found some “how to do” some cool effects.
Hristo Velev Hristo Velev is sharing a lot of techniques on his blog and youtube. You will found free videotutorials, tools, and blackboxes.
Mihai Panait Mihai Panait has some cool and easy to follow tutorials on his youtube channel.
Im your friend Will wallace has a bunch of long and good tutorials from intermediate to advanced with a lot of good tricks.
Rui Romano Has a collection of TP video tutorials on his vimeo channel.
Allan mckay Explanation of volumebraker
Philip J.Fry (or rman197) Philip has big knowledge on mathematics and physics, he shares diferent tutorials and TP setups, you can learn russian at the same time,:) (video tutorials are easy to follow).
Andrew Melnychuk-Oseen Andrew has multiple TP tutorials and blackboxes on his blog, big knowledge on mathematics and trigonometry.
Michał Maciejewski Multiples R&D and some TP tutorials and blackboxes.
Hammer Chen Diferent tutorials about TP in chinese.
Take Imazu This Japan artist has multiple tutorials on his blog (in japanese).
Igou Lots of cool tutorials on his webpage (some in japanese).
Kei Yoneoka A japan artist sharing a lot of blackboxes and great tips and tricks (in japanese).
Fabian Diferent R&D with TP on Fabian vimeo profile, sharing diferent blackboxes.
Michael Stark Michael has a lot of R&D on his vimeo with TP. Interesting information on coments.
Jacys Lin Diferent and crazy R&D with TP on his vimeo profile.
Toufik Mekbel Toufik has amazing R&D works on his vimeo channel. Sharing some TP techniques, also a big understanding on pflow where you can found good ideas to apply on TP.
Greyscalegorilla Chris Schmidt guides us on this tutorials for Thinking Particles and cinema 4d. The basics between TP for cinema and 3dsmax are exactly the same so its not so dificult to follow and learn.
Vfx Arabia Multiple tutorials and tools for free.
Hernan Llano Hernan has a TP tutorial on his webpage covering volumebreak in spanish.
EffectiveTDs We have some free and paid Tutorials covering multiple TP courses.
Digital tutors Haji Gadirov shares some techniques for destruction on digital tutors under subscription.
Volatile Anselm Von Seherr is the reference to follow for Pflow, but he is an habitual user of TP too, check this tutorial for just 18$
Production Fx Veteran vfx artist Allan mckay realease this dvd with 8 hours of TP material, fumefx and production workflow for 59$
HouseFx Will Wallace add together in a single package more than 10 hours of training mastering TP destruction and all the workflow involved in a real production. Also explains preshot planning, fumefx, rendering and Nuke compositing, from 89 to 129$.
Effective TDs Im here all the time as well multiple profesionals on the CG industry.
Facebook Cebas Oficial Cebas technologies facebook webpage.
Facebook TP Unoficial Thinkingparticles facebook webpage.
Facbook TP Spanish. Unoficial facebook page for spanish speakers
CGsociety Forum for Thinking Particles.