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Maxon CINEMA 4D (478 Tutorials)

Creating and Lighting a Space Scene, Part Two – Textures and Basic Lights

Creating and Lighting a Space Scene, Part Two – Textures and Basic Lights

January 14, 2014

Part 2 of 3 part series by Shepperd Oneill. Part 2 of 3 of the space lighting series deals with textures and basic lights.

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Creating and Lighting a Space Scene, Part One – Modeling

Creating and Lighting a Space Scene, Part One – Modeling

January 14, 2014

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Space Lighting – Part 1 – Modeling. Part 1 of 3 of the space lighting series. I go over one of the most overlooked aspects of lighting, which would be modeling. Without proper modeling, even the best lighting wont help.

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Tutorial: Creating Node-based Materials and Shaders Using cmNodes in Maxon Cinema 4D

December 16, 2013

Lester Banks gives you the rundown on how to use cmNodes, developed by Chris Montesano, to create some pretty powerful stuff within Maxon Cinema 4D.

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Business Card Stack in CINEMA 4D

Business Card Stack in CINEMA 4D

December 10, 2013

Post by Ben Watts: “In this beginner's tutorial we'll create a business card template in Photoshop which will serve well for our card stack. After that we'll create the stack in Cinema 4D using basic mograph effector techniques, then finally we'll render with the physical renderer utilizing depth of field. The free project file is available here: benwattsdesign.com/portfolio/tutorial-13-business-card-stack/ “

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Switching Cameras with Stage Object in CINEMA 4D by The Pixel Lab

Switching Cameras with Stage Object in CINEMA 4D by The Pixel Lab

December 10, 2013

Joren Kandel of the Pixel Lab is back with another timesaving C4D quick tip. “In this quick C4D tutorial I’ll show you how to quickly cut between cameras in Cinema 4D with the Stage Object. It’s an easy technique usually overlooked by beginners and could save you tons of render time.”

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Tutorial: Springy Motion in Cinema 4D

December 9, 2013

www.helloluxx.com recently added a tutorial for creating a Springy Motion in Maxon Cinema 4D. Check out this post to learn more!

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Tutorial: Maxon Cinema 4D Quick Tip 01

November 27, 2013

Quick tips for maximizing your Cinema 4D experience? Yes please!

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Intro to Explosions with Turbulence FD

November 25, 2013

We have two tutorials for explosions in Turbulence FD, oddly enough! Josh Johnson shares his new tutorial at vfxdaily.com.

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Explosion with CINEMA 4D

Tutorial: Explosion with CINEMA 4D and Jawset Turbulence FD

November 25, 2013

Ben Watts covers how to create an explosion and dust wave in Cinema 4D with the TFD plugin.

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Burn Shader by Ben Watts

October 31, 2013

Ben Watts – “I thought it would be cool to create a multi-layered shader in Cinema 4D that could completely change the appearance of an object as it travels across it’s surface. I’ll also cover a basic fire sim setup and how to create ash with X-Particles.”

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30 Minutes of Tutorials, Tips, and Tricks for Cinema 4D from Greyscalegorilla

30 Minutes of Tutorials, Tips, and Tricks for Cinema 4D from Greyscalegorilla

October 23, 2013

At Half Rez 2013 in Chicago, Chris Schmidt of Greyscalegorilla presented a rapid fire series of tutorials, tips, and tricks for Cinema 4D. Covering everything from shader options, previewing hair instantly, spring tricks, and secret checkboxes to make your Sketch & Toon scenes render properly, this video covers it all!

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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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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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Optimizing your scene to render faster in CINEMA 4D – GSG

October 4, 2013

Post by Nick Campbell / Greyscalegorilla. Some great tips on speeding up the render process regardless of machine.

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How to optimize your scene to render faster in CINEMA 4D

How to optimize your scene to render faster in CINEMA 4D

October 4, 2013

Post by Nick Campbell / Greyscalegorilla: “An expensive new computer may make your renders 2-8X faster. But learn how to optimize your scene, and it can speed up your renders 10-100X. In this video, I show you some ways to optimize your scene in Cinema 4D for faster rendering so you can hit that deadline and still make it look great.”

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