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  • C4D Spotlight (9 ARTICLES)

  • C4D Spotlight: OpenVDB Volume Modeling in Cinema 4D R20, with Tutorial Roundup

    Oct 09, 2018

    Volume modeling is based on the Open VDB Library was developed and maintained DreamWorks.Learn about its ease of use and power in Maxon Cinema 4D R20!

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  • C4D Spotlight: Cinema 4D R20 ProRender

    Oct 02, 2018

    In the last month, we did a series on third-party renderers for Cinema 4D, but the fact is, the AMD Radeon ProRender update for Cinema 4D R20 is fantastic for Physically based rendering. It has new features such as multi-pass rendering, Subsurface Scattering (SSS), and motion blur.

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  • C4D Spotlight: ProRender

    Mar 26, 2018

    You have so many choices in renderers these days and GPU rendering is a favorite lately. ProRender, and developed by AMD, and is the new Open CL-based GPU/CPU-based rendering engine, now built right into Cinema 4D R19. Here’s everything you need to know to get you started with ProRender.

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  • C4D Spotlight: Setting Up A Render Farm in Cinema 4D with Team Render

    Dec 12, 2017

    Who wants to render faster? Everyone!! We’ve covered this topic a bit before but with Team Render for Cinema 4D, you can set up a render farm quickly and easily. Here are a couple of tutorials from Maxon and Greyscalegorilla, who happen to be having a One Day Sale today at Toolfarm!

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  • C4D Spotlight: Align to Spline Tag

    Nov 15, 2017

    Today we’re going to look at the Align to Spline Tag and how to animate objects along a spline in Cinema 4D. This is not a new feature in Cinema 4D, but if you’re just learning Cinema 4D, it’s important. There are a lot of things that you can align to a spline: Objects, lights, and cameras. You’ll save major time!

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  • C4D Spotlight: Learning Python to Expand Cinema 4D

    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!

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  • C4D Spotlight: Voronoi Diagrams in Cinema 4D

    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.

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  • C4D Spotlight: UV Mapping and Unwrap for Maxon Cinema 4D with BodyPaint

    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.

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  • C4D Spotlight: MoGraph Tracer Object

    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

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