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What Renderer is Right for You?

What Renderer is Right for You?

March 30, 2016

In this video I examine my three favorite renderers at the moment, Physical, Arnold, and Octane. One of the most common questions I get asked by C4D artists these days is, “What renderer should I use?” Well, hopefully this video and it’s clever analogy will help clear that up for you. This video runs through some of my favorite (and not so favorite) features of these renderers.

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Rigging a Simple Cartoon Character in C4D

Rigging a Simple Cartoon Character in C4D

March 22, 2016

“In this tutorial, I’m going to introduce you into the world of rigging in Cinema 4D by showing you a workflow I use to easily create a simple cartoonish arm & leg IK rig.” – EJ Hassenfratz

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Understanding Basic Studio Lighting Techniques

Understanding Basic Studio Lighting Techniques

March 8, 2016

In this tutorial by Brandon Clements, we’ll understand the basic principles and fundamentals of studio lighting in Octane Render for Cinema 4D.

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Create a Space Scene Entirely in Blackmagic Design Fusion

Create a Space Scene Entirely in Blackmagic Design Fusion

March 8, 2016

“Chetal Gazdar leverages Fusion’s 3D environment and particles to create a space scene.” – Lester Banks

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AE: Creating 3D topographic maps

AE: Creating 3D topographic maps

March 1, 2016

Mikey Borup shows us how to create 3d topographical maps in Adobe After Effects.

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Eyedesyn Live Design: Modeling a Character in C4D parts 1 and 2

Eyedesyn Live Design: Modeling a Character in C4D parts 1 and 2

February 23, 2016

EJ Hassenfranz from Eyedesyn live streamed these tutorials, giving us a closer look into his thought process and workflow while modeling a little bull character in Cinema 4D.

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A Faster Render

A Faster Render

February 17, 2016

“After I posted my Danny’s Dream short a few weeks ago, a few people wrote to ask about the V-Ray settings I’d used to render the sequences in about 5 minutes per frame. Instead of answering individually, I thought I’d post and discuss my settings here.” – Bertrand Benoit | BB3viz

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MochaBlend C4D Basics #4: Creating a camera solve from a mocha perspective track

MochaBlend C4D Basics #4: Creating a camera solve from a mocha perspective track

February 16, 2016

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use MochaBlend C4D to turn a perspective track in mocha into an object solve in C4D. You’ll learn the best way to track a plane in mocha for MochaBlend’s Perspective-Solver, and how to identify some common problems when working with the solver.

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MochaBlend C4D Basics #3: Creating an object solve from a mocha perspective track

MochaBlend C4D Basics #3: Creating an object solve from a mocha perspective track

February 16, 2016

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use MochaBlend C4D to turn a perspective track in mocha into an object solve in C4D. You’ll learn the best way to track a plane in mocha for MochaBlend’s Perspective-Solver, and how to identify some common problems when working with the solver.

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MochaBlend C4D Basics #2: Creating 3D motion from a non-perspective mocha track

MochaBlend C4D Basics #2: Creating 3D motion from a non-perspective mocha track

February 16, 2016

In this tutorial, you’ll learn about creating 3D motion from a non-perspective track in mocha. We’ll be using MochaBlend C4D’s 2.5D solver to create the 3D motion. You’ll learn how to analyze the motion in your shot so you can both track it properly in mocha, and choose the correct solver in MochaBlend C4D.

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MochaBlend C4D Basics #1: Getting Started

MochaBlend C4D Basics #1: Getting Started

February 11, 2016

This introductory tutorial will explain MochaBlend C4D‘s panel, and some general concepts about the workflow inside Cinema 4D. You will learn how the integrated camera-rig works, and how to import some tracking data from mocha and display it on the camera-rig.

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Creating rusty metal with V-Ray 3.3

Creating rusty metal with V-Ray 3.3

February 9, 2016

Hammer Chen shows you how to create a rusty metal shader with V-Ray 3.3 and 3DS Max.

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After Effects Tip: Link Focus Distance to Layer

After Effects Tip: Link Focus Distance to Layer

February 9, 2016

In this quick tip video by Robert Zinke, you’ll learn how to link the focus distance of your camera to a 3D layer in Adobe After Effects.

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Modeling a Dump Truck with Pixologic ZBrush

Modeling a Dump Truck with Pixologic ZBrush

February 5, 2016

This tutorial will take you through the initial steps in modeling a dump truck in Pixologic ZBrush.

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Creating Octopus Tentacles

Creating Octopus Tentacles

February 5, 2016

In this tutorial, Eric Keller shows us how to quickly add suction cups to a tentacle mesh using the new ZModeler Brush and NanoMesh in ZBrush 4R7.

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