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Greyscalegorilla Plus

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Step up your 3D career.

Your best renders start with Greyscalegorilla Plus. Everything you need in one place.

Make 3D Make Sense with Greyscalegorilla Plus

Plus gives you what you need to create beautiful renders in less time. Learn how you can get over $6,000 of Pro Training, Material Collections, and Plugins for only $49 per month or $399 per year.

Learn more in this short video about everything included inside of Greyscalegorilla Plus.

 

 

What’s the difference between Greyscalegorilla Plus and Greyscalegorilla for Teams?

We’ve broken it down for you in an easy-to-understand chart.

Compare Greyscalegorilla Plus and Greyscalegorilla Teams

Greyscalegorilla Plus is the all-in-one 3D skill-building platform with tools and training compatible with:

Greyscalegorilla Plus & Teams - What's included

See what you get with your Greyscalegorilla Plus and Teams in a handy list. Further descriptions are below.

Note: These are updated frequently so please check back for updates.

The total value is $8,450 and a Greyscalegorilla Plus Membership is only $33.25 per month!

TRAINING

Value - $4,826.00

PLUGINS

Value - $1,521

MATERIALS

Value - $2,193
Guide to Cinema 4D R21Light Kit ProEveryday Material Collection
Guide to Cinema 4D R20SignalModern Surface Material Collection
C4D S22 New FeaturesGorillaCamTech Products
Guide To RedshiftTransformTexture Kit Pro
Guide to ArnoldPlus LibraryGorilla Grade LUTs
Guide To X-ParticlesHDRI Link3D Dust Particulate
Getting Started With OctaneHDRI Studio Rig4K Dust Elements
Intro To HoudiniTopcoatSurface Imperfections: Scratches
Procedural SystemsCity KitSurface Imperfections: Smudges
Topology Crash CourseCar Paints Materials Collection New
Tech Lighting 101HDRI Pack - Commercial Locations
AskGSG Seasons 1-4HDRI Pack - European Holiday
Intro To Character RiggingHDRI Pack - Modern Industrial
Studio Lighting with Light Kit ProHDRI Pack - Paradise
Animation Fundamentals TrainingHDRI Pack - Pro Studios
Quick Tip - Mesmerizing MoSplinesHDRI Pack - Pro Studios Metal
Quick Tips – TrainingHDRI Pack - Road Trip
Aces Color Correction TrainingHDRI Pack - Ultimate Skies
Product Visualization TrainingHDRI Pack - Area Light Maps
Intro To Cinema 4D TrainingHDRI Pack - Area Light Maps: Part II New
Greyscalegorilla Classics
Automotive Rendering with Nik V New

Never Sit through another useless slow-paced YouTube Video

Wrestling to bring ideas to life? Losing entire afternoons stuck in the muck of technical issues? Poking around guessing with little time left for creativity?

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Spend your limited time actually being creative.

With your membership, you get ongoing access to…

Cinema 4D Plugins

All Greyscalegorilla Award-winning, frustration-ending plugins are included in Plus.

GSG Plus C4D Plugins

Pro Training

Gorilla U: 500+ Hours of On-Demand Cinema 4D Training

GSG U

Material Collections

1,400+ Hand-crafted Drag and Drop 3D Materials

GSG Plus Material Collections

New Stuff

New Training, Tutorials, and Tools added all the time.

GSG Plus New Training

GSG Connect

Join our Slack Community with over 4,200 Other Artists.
GSG Connect


Only in Greyscalegorilla Plus:

Get snappy tutorials when you need an immediate solution and in-depth training when you need to get up to speed on something fast. Also, drag-and-drop access to 1,300+ hand-crafted 3D materials. Get textures like bison hair and beat-up metal.

Plus, you get all the new stuff. New training, new materials, and sometimes fun surprises.

Our latest drops just for Plus members have included:

  • A new Search Feature in the Plus Library
  • Transform for Cinema 4D (R20 and up)
  • Light Kit Pro Plugin For Cinema 4D (R20 and up)
  • Signal plugin for Cinema 4D (R20 and up)
  • GorillaCam plugin for Cinema 4D (R20 and up)
  • Tech Products Material Collection (R20 and up) Exclusively in Plus
    • Car Paints Materials Collection – New in March 2021’s release
  • Surface Imperfections: Scratches Exclusively in Plus
  • Surface Imperfections: Smudges Exclusively in Plus
  • Dust Elements
  • Topology Crash Course
  • Quick Tips – Mesmerizing MoSplines
  • Toon Rendering in Arnold
  • Tech Lighting 101
  • Studio Lighting with Light Kit Pro
  • Area Light Maps: Part I & II
  • Getting Started With Octane
  • Introduction to Houdini
  • Guide to Arnold
  • Getting to know ACES
  • Automotive Rendering with Nik V

Also, you can:

  • Create realistic renders faster. Using one-click shortcuts that save time and keep your work authentic.
  • Focus on craftsmanship. Without hope, you can guess the right parameter for the desired effect.
  • See the pros’ end-to-end processes. And get inspiration for things you can experiment with too.

“I have no fear telling my clients I can do whatever they ask of me because I know the GSG community can bail me out.

 

It has sped up my workflow and allowed me to make more money! WIN!

 

I really love how you guys handle such an intricate and often difficult topic like 3D Design and Animation and make it easy to learn.

 

It has helped make me more marketable and unique.

 

Learn from cutting-edge designers who work with brands like these:

Our instructors know: Just when you think you “know it all” in 3D design, there’s something new to learn.

Nick and Chad Training Greyscalegorilla Plus

 

Nick’s tutorials were coherent, fun and best of all they were targeted to a professional audience that would need help executing work for clients.

 


 

GORILLA U: Your ALL-ACCESS Pass To over $4,600 in Training

Keep scrolling for a taste of everything you get as a Greyscalegorilla Plus member

Guide To Cinema 4D

$299 Value
Learn everything C4D with this dive deep into C4D. Mograph, Animation, Nodes, Dynamics, Simulations, Material UVs, and much more…

  • Over 120 videos
  • 12+ hours of project-based training
  • Finally, learn more than just the surface of C4D

Guide to Redshift

$299 Value
Let’s make stunning renders. We’ll get you a handle on all Redshift’s features. And walk you through a project workflow.

  • 18+ hours of training
  • 4 Redshift projects
  • 120 videos
  • Scene files and assets included
Guide to Cinema 4D Greyscalegorilla Plus
Guide to Redshift Greyscalegorilla Plus

Guide to X-Particles

$299 Value
Let’s make particles swarm. Let us show you how to incorporate X-Particles into your workflows.

  • Over 70 videos
  • 20+ hours of project-based training
  • Project scene files for easy dissection or inspiration

Guide to Arnold

$299 Value
Learn how to create stunning photoreal visuals with this powerful renderer. Learn the cheats from Chad Ashley and Kamel Khezri.

  • 80+ Videos of deep-dive training
  • Learn every setting of Arnold
  • Stay up to date with the latest versions.
GSG Plus X-Particles

arnold training

 

With clients using Redshift, Octane and Arnold, the ability to hop between them is invaluable.

 

Make this the year of Mograph Fields, Houdini, Rigging, and Studio Quality Lighting.

Keep scrolling. It’s a TON of quality training!

Procedural Mograph Systems in Cinema 4D

$299 Value
Next level Mograph tips and techniques to make your next project stand out.
Procedural Mograph Systems in Cinema 4D

Introduction to Houdini

$299 Value
This famously challenging program demystified.
Introduction to Houdini

Getting Started With Octane

$199 Value
Learn this fast popular renderer from Octane Jesus himself, David Ariew.

Getting Started With Octane

Getting to know ACES Color Grading

$99 Value
Industry-standard color correction. Learn how to blend colors in striking realism without haloing or fringing.
Getting to know ACES Color Grading

Ask Greyscalegorilla – C4D Q&A $396 Value

Get a ton of useful design and technical tips to help with your workflow. With 200 hours of recordings where we answer your questions + 250 C4D scene files to follow along with.
Ask GSG

Mesmerizing MoSplines

$99 Value
Jake Allen shows you some really efficient ways to combine Mosplines, effectors, and fields, for very smooth animation.

greyscalegorilla plus mosplines


Get The Biggest and Most Beautiful Cinema 4D Material Library Ever Made

Plus includes Over $800 of professional drag-and-drop materials and assets. All seamless and ready to use in your next render.

Tech Products

$199 Value

A robust collection of materials for use in product visualization renders. No need to spend hours fussing around getting just the right amount of anisotropic sheen on your metals. Just drag and drop onto your models, and you are good to go.

Greyscalegorilla Plus tech products

Surface Imperfections: Scratches

$199 Value

Make your renders more realistic with this Surface Imperfection pack. Click and drag any of the 4K tileable textures into your renderer of choice, and use them to break up smooth reflections, layer and mask out materials, create divots on that smooth surface, and so much more.

Surface Imperfections: Scratches

Everyday Materials Collection

$249 Value
362 hand-crafted materials organized into category folders like wood, concrete, fabric, and metal.

Greyscalegorilla plus Everyday Materials Collection

Modern Surface Material Collection

$199 Value
270+ drag and drop modern materials for modern designs

Modern Surface Material Collection

Gorilla Grade Luts

$99 Value
Get 100 cinematic color grades that easily apply to footage and 3D renders.

Gorilla Grade Luts

Texture Kit Pro

$99 Value
Beautiful materials for use with the physical and standard renderers.

Texture Kit Pro

The Happy Toolbox Sample Pack – Bonus

Get 20 free models from our friends at The Happy Toolbox.

gsg plus happy toolbox

2D and 3D Dust Collection

$198 Value
2D and 3D dust to add a realistic environment and vibe to your scene.

gsg plus dust


And, Greyscalegorila Plugins are also Included.

These time-saving plugins are currently included in your membership and more are coming soon. Stay up to date with the latest versions.

Light Kit Pro

$299 Value
Create instant studio lighting for your next render. The all-time best-selling studio lighting plugin for Cinema 4D. Includes over 100 studio lighting presets.

gsg plus light kit pro

Signal

$149 Value
Easily create loops, stop-motion effects, or time your animation to music.
signal

Gorillacam

$149 Value
Quickly add cinematic camera moves to your 3D cameras with this Cinema 4D plugin.
Gorillacam

HDRI Link

$99 Value
HDRI Link is a workflow plugin that allows third-party renderers to connect with Greyscalegorilla’s extensive HDRI library via their intuitive Browser technology.
hdri link

HDRI Studio Rig

$149 Value
Over 70 HDRI maps and tools to quickly turn your models or scenes into perfect HDR renders.

hdri studio rig

Transform

$199 Value
Build, destroy, morph, clone, and explode your objects or type in seconds. No keyframes required.
transform

City Kit

$149 Value
Build and customize cities and neighborhoods with one click for your project, while saving hours of Modeling and Rendering.
city kit

Topcoat

$199 Value
Topcoat is a texturing plugin from Greyscalegorilla that makes reflectance and adding realistic reflection to your scene easy and beautiful.
topcoat

 


Also included with your Plus membership.

Ask GSG Connect when you’re in a pinch.

Start discussions with over 4,200 designers at different places in their careers.

Chat about everything you’re learning in X-Particles, Cinema 4D, Redshift. Share your Houdini frustrations. Show off your beautiful renders. Be part of the community news and buzz.


Get instant access to all this for less than one night out a month.

We know you’re already paying for a lot of subscriptions. This is why we’ve jam-packed over $6,500 of tools and training into the platform. And we add new stuff all the time. So you really are in there all the time.

It’ll cost you just $49 a month. Or $399 for the year, if you pay in full now.

And if you’re not working faster and creating better renders, just let us know. Canceling is easy and painless.

 


 

Already had purchased the Redshift and X-Particles training in the past, but decided to subscribe to Plus anyways. The Houdini and procedural training was what pushed me over the edge.

 


 

Get Over $6000 of 3D Training, Materials, And Tools

Plus, get everything new from Greyscalegorilla as it's released directly in your account.
All pro training$4,627
All material collections and assets$1142
Plus Library, Transform, Light Kit Pro, Signal, and GorillaCam plugins$995
Total If Purchased Separately$6,764
Greyscalegorilla Plus Membership$33.25 per month

Need multiple seats for your team?

Contact our Sales Team

FAQ

What is Greyscalegorilla Plus?

Greyscalegorilla Plus is a subscription service with a growing library of downloadable materials and assets; plugins; and in-depth training series.

How Much Does Greyscalegorilla Plus Cost?

Greyscalegorilla Plus costs $399/year for an annual subscription or $49/month for a monthly subscription.

How can I watch?

Training is streaming only and requires an internet connection.

Greyscalegorilla Plus features a responsive design suitable for desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.

For large teams working in restricted environments without internet connection, contact our sales team.

How do I cancel?

We think you will love Greyscalegorilla Plus. But if you decide to leave you can cancel in the first 60-days for a full refund.

Or, you can unsubscribe after a year to cancel your access to Greyscalegorilla Plus. Please note: there are no refunds on monthly subscription memberships.

What can I watch?

For a list of existing training, upcoming training, and course previews, visit the Greyscalegorilla Plus preview page or download this PDF.

How often is new content added?

New content is added frequently, and the value of Plus is always expanding.

  • Updates are released on average every 4-8 weeks, with a focus on quality content.

 

 

Please Note: Although most of these products are compatible with Cinema R14 and above, Greyscalegorilla offers customer support for installations on R18 and above.

Greyscalegorilla Live Q&A | Office Hours for April 8, 2021

Join Nick and Chad for another Greyscalegorilla Live Show. They are kickin' it old school today with a simple Q&A session.

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Greyscalegorilla: Car Paint Materials Training

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Greyscalegorilla: Light Kit Pro Product Training

These 2 tutorials will guide you through all of the valuable features of Light Kit Pro and help you to create beautiful lighting setups in Cinema 4D.

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Greyscalegorilla: Getting Started with HDRI Studio Rig

This HDRI Studio Rig product training will get you started with your new HDRI Studio Rig plugin and your renderer.  HDRI Studio Rig is a lighting plugin from Greyscalegorilla that simplifies image based lighting in Cinema 4D. 

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Greyscalegorilla: Getting Started with HDRI Link in Redshift

HDRI Link is a workflow plugin that allows third-party renderers to connect with Greyscalegorilla’s extensive HDRI library via their intuitive Browser technology.  Watch this tutorial to learn how to use HDRI Link with Redshift.

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Greyscalegorilla: Getting Started with HDRI Link in Octane

HDRI Link is a workflow plugin that allows third-party renderers to connect with Greyscalegorilla’s extensive HDRI library via their intuitive Browser technology.  Watch this tutorial to learn how to use HDRI Link with Octane.

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Greyscalegorilla: Getting Started with HDRI Link in Arnold

HDRI Link is a workflow plugin that allows third-party renderers to connect with Greyscalegorilla’s extensive HDRI library via their intuitive Browser technology.  Watch this tutorial to learn how to use HDRI Link with Arnold.

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Greyscalegorilla Signal Training: QuickStart

Get up and running quickly in Greyscalegorilla’s Signal Plugin for Cinema 4D with this Quick Start tutorial from Chris Schmidt.

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Cinema 4D: Greyscalegorila Plus Guide for Beginners

If you are new to Cinema 4D, Greyscalegorilla has create a handy guide for Plus members.  It will help you get up and running quickly. It tells you what Plugins and Materials and Assets are compatible with the Physical Renderer, and a whole lot of beginner training tutorials.

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How To Create Great Lighting in Cinema 4D - Live Show Q&A

Chad and Nick of Greyscalegorilla talk about creating real-world light setups in Cinema 4D. They are covering a lot here! Great info.

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Cinema 4D - Increase Realism with Surface Imperfections

In this tutorial, Chad Ashley from Greyscalegorilla shows you how to add wear and tear to your cinema 4d renders with GSG Imperfection Maps, making your renders more realistic.

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Burning Question: Greyscalegorilla Plus vs. Greyscalegorilla for Teams

Find out whether Greyscalegorilla Plus or Greyscalegorilla for Teams is a better fit for your plugins, training, and materials needs.

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Cinema 4D Quick Tip: Create Complex Stitching Effect, GSG Plus

Nick Campbell from Greyscalegorilla is enamored with Zachary Corzine's procedural systems training, that is available in GSG Plus.  In this Quick Tip, Nick shows you how to create a complex stitching effect based on that training.

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Exploring GorillaCam from Greyscalegorilla

Chad and Chris demonstrate most of the fun new features in the new GorillaCam, in this recorded live stream. They answer some questions from viewers, too.

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ACES Color for Cinema 4D Artists - Color Grading

Chad Ashley of Greyscalegorilla has put together a vast resource about ACES color system, color space, and why this is important to Cinema 4D artists.

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Greyscalegorilla: Lighting 3D Products with Area Light Maps

Learn how to use Greyscalegorilla Area Light Maps with HDRI Link to add texture to area lights in your favorite third-party render engine.

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LUTs with Redshift in Cinema 4D, A Quick Tip from Greyscalegorilla

Chad Ashley from Greyscalegorilla explains how to get your LUTs with Redshift's Render View in Cinema 4D in this Quick Tip.

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Cinema 4D & Arnold: Making a Spiderverse-Inspired Shader in Arnold

Chad Ashley from Greyscalegorilla was recently inspired by the animated movie, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse" to create an Arnold shader in the same style. In this tutorial, Chad explains the technique use to create the film and then shows you how to re-create that look in Arnold.

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3 Tips For More Realistic Reflections in Cinema 4D

Nick Campbell from Greyscalegorilla gives some great tips on how to make your reflections look real in Cinema 4D. He explains how to speed up your texturing process with the Greyscalegorilla Topcoat plug-in.

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In Depth: Color Grading is a LUT Easier with LUTs!

A LUT, or Look Up Table, is used in the film industry as an easy method of color grading. It’s an array of numbers to control the color of an image, by mapping one color space to another. Simple enough at the surface, but here’s more than you probably want to know about LUTs.

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Introduction to the Time Effector in Cinema 4D

EJ Hassenfratz shared his tutorial on the Greyscalegorilla website, where he explains how to make some cool time based animation effects with the Time Effector in Cinema 4D.

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Render Like a Photographer in Cinema 4D

In this episode, the guys talk about rendering, obviously, color theory, and the benefits of multiple UV’s,

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Wet Roads in Cinema 4D with Octane Render

David Brodeur, for Greyscalegorilla, explains how to make realistic wet roads and puddles in Cinema 4D using Octane Mix Materials along with high res textures.

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GI Area Light Script and Tutorial for Reflectance Channel for MAXON CINEMA 4D R16

Nick from Greyscalegorilla has a useful script to help you properly light a scene with the Reflectance Channel and his GI Area Light Script.

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Tutorial: Greyscalegorilla: Setting up CityKit to Work as a Holographic Interface

In this quick tutorial, Chris shows you how to add some effectors to City Kit so you can focus in on just a few buildings, and then zoom around the city. A similar effect was used to make part of Iron Man’s heads up display. Keep an eye out in the future for a follow up where we push this effect even further!

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