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Maxon CINEMA 4D (512 Tutorials)

The Next Limit Realflow to MAXON CINEMA 4D Pipeline

The Next Limit Realflow to MAXON CINEMA 4D Pipeline

September 2, 2014

RealFlow Expert Thomas Schlick give us a detailed description on how to use RealFlow with CINEMA 4D.  

You will learn:

  • The difference between the connectivity plugins and the RFRK
  • Basic import features & file formats of the connectivity plugins
  • How to export point level animation
  • The new RealFlow MeltMaterial
  • Connecting RealFlow particles wtih PyroCluster
  • The Basic RFRK workflow
  • Meshing in Cinema 4D
  • Work with vertex maps
  • Importing particle data
  • And more!

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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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Using an Area Light’s Built-In Softbox Option in Cinema 4D

Using an Area Light’s Built-In Softbox Option in Cinema 4D

July 25, 2014

Did you know the Area Light in Cinema 4D has it’s own built in softbox? Learn about it in this tutorial from Eyedesyn.

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Alien Planet

Alien Planet

July 25, 2014

Ben Watts has a new tutorial up showing how to create an otherworldly rocky terrain in CINEMA 4D and After Effects. Ben says, “In this tutorial we'll build up a displaced surface using layered noise maps. After that we'll create a wet looking surface & water shader for the deep section. Finally we'll take care of some basic lighting & colour correction in After Effects.”

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Modeling an Armchair in Cinema 4D by Subdivision Modeling

Modeling an Armchair in Cinema 4D by Subdivision Modeling

July 25, 2014

Konstantin Magnus will teach you how to use Subdivision Modeling Techniques in MAXON CINEMA 4D to create an attractive Armchair!

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How To Create Dynamic Spheres With CINEMA 4D

How To Create Dynamic Spheres With CINEMA 4D

July 25, 2014

Some C4D knowledge coming your way for Tutorial Tuesday! IcedUpGFX shows you how to make a sci-fi snail shell type of sphere in CINEMA 4D. This effect could be great in a logo animation or an an abstract background.

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Choosing the Correct Focal Length for Cinema 4D Cameras

Choosing the Correct Focal Length for Cinema 4D Cameras

July 25, 2014

When Nick Campbell posts a tutorial then you know it’s bound to be gold. Check this one out that discusses different focal lengths and their primary uses!

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Fill A Volume with Clones Without Intersections In CINEMA 4D

Fill A Volume with Clones Without Intersections In CINEMA 4D

July 25, 2014

Nick Campbell of Greyscalegorilla released a new tutorial yesterday that explains how to fill an object with clones without having them intersect. Nick also shows how to color your clones by using a plain effector. This tutorial touches on dynamics, lighting, mograph, rendering and texturing.

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Subdivision Modeling to Model an Armchair

July 15, 2014

Learn how to use Subdivision Modeling to create a rather plush armchair using MAXON CINEMA 4D.

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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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2D Splash Effects with X-Particles

2D Splash Effects with X-Particles

June 23, 2014

Mattias Peresini shows how to use X-Particles for CINEMA 4D to quickly create parametric splash and trails, with homage to the classic look of 2D cell animation. The tutorial is in English and French. 

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Particle Advection X-Particles With Turbulence FD Fluids

Particle Advection X-Particles With Turbulence FD Fluids

June 23, 2014

Lester Banks always serves up fine content on his blog and here's another via Lester. We first linked to this one in February 2014, but here it is again if you missed it.

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Introduction to Explosions Using X-Particles and Turbulence FD

Introduction to Explosions Using X-Particles and Turbulence FD

June 23, 2014

Josh Johnson from VFXDaily.com makes explosions in CINEMA 4D using X-Particles to drive the Turbulence FD Fluids.

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Make a Tornado with X-Particles

Make a Tornado with X-Particles

June 23, 2014

Mike Batchelor explains how to create a tornado rig with X-Particles.

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Dynamics Fake with X-Particles

Dynamics Fake with X-Particles

June 23, 2014

Mike Batchelor explains how to use X-Particles constraints and deformer to create a bouncing, bending motion. It's not true dynamics, hence the name. He uses dynamic springs with constraints and collisions to achieve the effect.

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