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Tearing Cloth Ball in Cinema 4D

October 18, 2013

Ben at BW Design uses Adobe After Effects and CINEMA 4D to create some lovely broadcast design elements, with a soccer ball tearing through some fabric. This is very useful stuff!

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Crumpled Paper Logo Reveal with Mir

Crumpled Paper Logo Reveal with Mir

October 18, 2013

In this tutorial Tibor Miklos of aetuts+ shows us how to make a crumpled up piece of paper fold out into a logo or emblem using Trapcode Mir!

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Inspirations / Tutorials: Pixologic ZBrush SIGGRAPH 2013 Videos

October 16, 2013

Pixlologic recently posted their video archives from SIGGRAPH 2013. Learn and be inspired by fantastic talent from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Aaron Sims Company, id Software, Epic Games, Marvel Entertainment, Seth Thompson, Blizzard, Ubisoft Entertainment, Joseph Menna, and Santa Monica Studio.

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Olympus Has Fallen Breakdown from Motionworks

Olympus Has Fallen Breakdown from Motionworks

October 15, 2013

I watched John Dickinson’s fantastic presentation at After Effects World in Seattle a few weeks ago in which he walked us through creating the flag in the Olympus Has Fallen promo.

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Create a Stylized Snowman and Xpresso Driven Trees in CINEMA 4D

September 24, 2013

Tutorial Tuesday continues with a CINEMA 4D tutorial. Aleksey Voznesenski created this fun 4 part series for CG Tuts+. Check it out!

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parallax background tutorial

How to Create a Parallaxing Background Without a 3D Camera

September 23, 2013

We continue with Tutorial Tuesday with this fun video tutorial from AE Tuts+. Shawn Sheehan demonstrates the Offset effect combined with comp-to-comp expressions, plus a little time-remapping to create a parallax effect, without a 3D camera or Z-depth of any kind.

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talking toons tutorial

Talking Toons Episode 1 – Advanced Toon Shading (Basics 101)

September 23, 2013

It’s Tutorial Tuesday! This is part 1 in a 15 part series called Talking Toons. “Shaders are best used for Props, Particle FX, Organic and Hard Surface Objects, The Relationship Editor’s role, which Lights work best for Toon Shading, Normal Maps, Displacement Maps and the methods we will be using in the following episodes to come.”

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3D Printing with Cinema 4D and Makerbot

3D Printing with Cinema 4D and Makerbot

September 19, 2013

3D printing has become more and more popular these days. Thanks to companies like Makerbot you can purchase your own 3D printer small enough to fit on your desk. In this tutorial we'll show you how to model an alien space craft in Cinema 4D then take it into Makerbot's Makerware software to create a 3D print.
This tutorial was created for the awesome team over at thehivecentral.com – Posted by Ryan Boyle

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Creating Dynamic Floor Tiles

Creating Dynamic Floor Tiles

September 16, 2013

This video tutorial by Ben Watts will teach you how to make fancy and attractive floor tiles in Maxon Cinema 4D. Visit his blog to keep updated on news & NEW tutorials: benwattsdesign.com/blog/

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Creating a Disco Party Animation with C4D and After Effects

Creating a Disco Party Animation with C4D and After Effects

August 6, 2013

“In this tutorial you’ll be creating a full motion graphics 3D animation for a disco party. You’ll start by creating some basic models and deforming them. We’ll dig quite deeply in shading to achieve some detailed and organic textures. Finally, we’ll animate all the elements in an attractive way and create a rotating camera to follow the whole scene. We’ll finish up in After Effects where we’ll add some sexiness to the animation.” – Daniel Lorenzo of cgtuts+

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Model a Ghostbusters Ghost Trap in Cinema 4D

July 2, 2013

Welcome to Tutorial Tuesday at Toolfarm! How do you catch a ghost in Cinema 4D?  You model a Ghostbusters Ghost Trap!

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Quick Tip – Project Shadows When Using Element 3D

July 2, 2013

Adrian C. Koutz shares his technique for projecting real 3D shadows from Element 3D without the use of additional 3rd party scripts or plug-ins. He also describes composting the shadow into a scene realistically.

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Add Depth Of Field To Your CINEMA 4D Composite Using Cineware and After Effects

Add Depth Of Field To Your CINEMA 4D Composite Using Cineware and After Effects

June 27, 2013

In this tutorial, Nick Campbell of Greyscalegorilla shows how to set up a depth pass for rendering depth of field for 3D objects using CINEMA 4D, Frischluft Lens Care and After Effects.

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Tutorial: Pixelogic ZBrush Z4R5 Time for Art The Dragon Flyer

June 25, 2013

In this session, Pixolator demonstrates two of the new Z4R5 features: ‘Panel Loops’ and ‘Polish By Features’. With the help of these tools, you will be able to quickly transform a roughly shaped mesh to a glossy hard-surface model.

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Natural Lighting in CINEMA 4D by Rob Redman

June 3, 2013

An overview of lighting techniques in scenes where exterior natural lighting illuminates interior objects- how to get realistic results.

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