Apr 14, 2017
Okay, I know what you’re thinking. Learning Python will be difficult and I don’t have time. Well, learning just a bit, enough to be dangerous, can expand what you do in Cinema 4D and automate repetitive tasks to speed up your workflow. I promise that I will not get technical in this post. This is an overview of what Python is, why you might want to learn Python, and where you can learn Python for free. And, of course, a bunch of tutorials and free Python scripts!
Mar 27, 2017
The Voronoi Diagram, aka Voronoi Pattern, Voronoi Partition… it has many names. In layman’s terms, it’s a mathematical cellular pattern that occurs in nature. Voronoi diagrams are frequently used in computer animation software to create textures and shatter patterns. Today we’ll talk about what exactly Voronoi means, and showcase a few ways you can use the Voronoi diagram in Cinema 4D.
Jun 28, 2016
Maxon’s BodyPaint is a tool that allows users to create beautiful sculptures for 3D work. It contains several UV Tools that are made for lining up your models and your materials. There are brushes, selection tools, filters, erasers, and projection painting, which allows for perfect fit of UVs.
Apr 15, 2016
If you’ve had a chance to check out our NAB Survival Video, you should! It’s lots of fun. I dove back into Cinema 4D to create the open animation. Here’s how I did it.
Sep 02, 2015
I have a big list of topics that I’d like to cover in CINEMA 4D as I’m learning it. What better time to start a new series! I’m calling this C4D Spotlight and the first is meant to give you some ideas on what you can do with the MoGraph Tracer Object
Jun 22, 2015
Learn Cinema 4D along with Michele! In the latest episode of Michele Learns CINEMA 4D, Michele Yamazaki of Toolfarm talks about the CV-ArtSmart plug-in from Cineversity, and then goes into a full tutorial about creating sand dunes like you might see along Lake Michigan, complete with dune grass made with hair.
May 18, 2015
After a long hiatus, Michele is back with episode 4 of Michele Learns CINEMA 4D. Play along and learn the software with me!
Mar 20, 2012
Michele Yamazaki of Toolfarm continues her journey learning Maxon Cinema 4D, this time focusing on the plug-ins for After Effects that connect the two programs. She also talks about more resources for getting started with Cinema 4D, downloading models at TurboSquid and the Content Browser within Cinema 4D, which can help new users get going.
Jan 28, 2012
Michele talks about getting started with Cineversity, 1on1 Training with a Maxon Trainer, setting up a Wacom tablet and the Help Menus.