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Maxon CINEMA 4D (512 Tutorials)

Chiseled Bevels in CINEMA 4D

Chiseled Bevels in CINEMA 4D

March 5, 2014

Ben Watts has a new tutorial that shows how to make a chiseled bevel in CINEMA 4D on a complex letter. He covers a quick VRAY render setup too.

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Burning Question Mac vs Windows

Burning Question: Mac vs Windows tutorials?

March 3, 2014

Check out our new column, Burning Questions, where we will answer questions from newer users that you may be afraid to ask!

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Use CINEMA 4D as Poor Man’s Chrono Sculptor

Use CINEMA 4D as Poor Man’s Chrono Sculptor

February 11, 2014

Yader (aka Derya Öztürk) explains how to get a ChronoSculpt like workflow in CINEMA 4D. Very clever! LightWave ChronoSculpt from NewTek is a new standalone product that “revolutionizes working with animation and dynamic simulation cache files from any application by allowing you to use sculpting and transformation tools over time. ChronoSculpt also introduces a radical new geometry engine based on our 'Hydra' technology which allows the deformation and manipulation of 8 to 10 million polygon objects with ease.”

Yader gives a short demo on how you can bring this type of feature into CINEMA 4D using the Rate option on the Matrix Object and the Morph Motion Effect on the Inheritance Object. There's more to it but you'll have to watch the tutorial!

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Waxy Shader in CINEMA 4D

Waxy Shader in CINEMA 4D

February 11, 2014

Tim Clapham at HelloLuxx has a new tutorial on making waxy looking elements with metaball typography in CINEMA 4D with lights and shaders.

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AE & C4D – AE & C4D –  Abstract Particles Using Trapcode Form and OBJs

AE & C4D – AE & C4D –  Abstract Particles Using Trapcode Form and OBJs

February 11, 2014

VinhSon Nguyen shows a cool, basic technique that you can use to create unique and interesting forms for titles, background elements and more.

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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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Make a Dynamic Metaball Title Sequence in Cinema 4D

Make a Dynamic Metaball Title Sequence in Cinema 4D

January 21, 2014

Post at Greyscalegorilla. “In this tutorial, we will make a short title sequence in Cinema 4D using metaballs and dynamics. Then, we will light the scene using HDRI Studio Pack. Finally, we will use the new global illumination settings in R15 to render animation without flicker or noise.”

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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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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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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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