3D Modeling (225 Tutorials)

News: See What’s New in MAXON CINEMA 4D R16

August 7, 2014

Cinema 4D Release 16 places a greater emphasis than ever before on visual effects and realism, with key features like Motion Tracking and multi-layered reflections.  Here’s a wonderful collection of tutorials for all the great new features.

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It’s Paper from Pingo van der Brinkloev with a Bonus Tutorial

June 24, 2014

Here’s some Midweek Motivation for you. Pingo creates amazing folded paper animation in CINEMA 4D.

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Model A Microphone with A Wire Mesh Texture in Cinema 4D

June 3, 2014

In this Greyscalegorilla tutorial by Chris Schmidt, he will show you how to uses dynamics, modeling, and texturing to create a 3D microphone in Maxon Cinema 4D.

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Import 3D OBJ Models into After Effects in 3 Steps

May 6, 2014

Alex over at Zaxwerks hosted a recent tutorial thats getting a lot of attention. In it he uses ProAnimator to move 3D OBJ models into Adobe After Effects in a few simple steps!

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Stylish 3D Wooden Text Structure

Stylish 3D Wooden Text Structure with CINEMA 4D

February 11, 2014

Our Tutorial Tuesday Extravaganza continues with a tutorial from Rory at Rate My Funeral, which is a stack of wooden numbers created for Fortune Magazine’s 40 under 40.

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Tutorial/Inspirations: Cutting Object into Fragments in CINEMA 4D

January 28, 2014

How about a little bit of CINEMA 4D on this Tutorial Tuesday? Philipp Pavlov explains some of the techniques he used in his vfx reel introduction, which is also really inspiring work!

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sci-fi panel in After effects tutorial

Create a 3D Sci-Fi Panel in Adobe After Effects

January 13, 2014

Follow along as Tudor “Ted” Jelescu shows you how to use Adobe After Effects to create an out-of-this-world 3D Sci-Fi Panel!

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Dynamic Worms in Maya

January 7, 2014

This is the last one for this tutorial Tuesday. Simulate a bunch of worms in Autodesk Maya from noorvfx.com.

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FreeForm Pro – The Ultimate Guide by Chris Lavelle

December 24, 2013

Follow along with Chris Lavelle as he shows you the “In’s & Out’s” of Mette FreeForm Pro!

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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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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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Inspirations/ Tutorial: Video Copilot Element 3D Examples by Serge Mustu

July 30, 2012

Post by Serge Mustu on Vimeo: “Here are some MoGraph like animations I’ve done with Element 3D (plugin from Video Copilot). I broke up the text inside of Cinema4D and imported the models into E3D.”

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Element 3D: Beyond Basics; Importing Objects & Building Materials, Extruding Masks & Text

Element 3D: Beyond Basics; Importing Objects & Building Materials, Extruding Masks & Text

July 17, 2012

New Video Copilot Element 3D Tutorials: Beyond the Basics: Everything you need to know to get started! Importing Objects & Building Materials: C4D tips, OBJ exporting and more!

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Cinema 4D Setup Breakdown/ Whiskey Bottle and Glass by Matt Beckham

July 2, 2012

Check out this excellent studio shot breakdown for creating a whiskey bottle and glass tumbler, using Cinema 4D, by Matt Beckham.

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