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Maxon CINEMA 4D (470 Tutorials)

Burning Question: How do I Create Glass in Cinema 4D?

Burning Question: How do I Create Glass in Cinema 4D?

June 12, 2018

Glass… One of the first paid projects I had in Cinema 4D was to create glass. Let’s say that I did things the hard way! Here are some tutorials so that you don’t make more work for yourself and tutorials to give you specialized looks with your glass.

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eyedesyn Quick Matte Pro Tutorial

eyedesyn Quick Matte Pro Tutorial

June 7, 2018

Learn how to use Quick Matte Pro for Cinema 4D to take care of all your matting & object buffer needs quickly and efficiently without having to worry about all the setup

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Save Time with Custom Render Passes / AOVs in Redshift for Cinema 4D

Save Time with Custom Render Passes / AOVs in Redshift for Cinema 4D

May 16, 2018

Chad Ashley at Greyscalegorilla demonstrates how he uses Redshift’s New Custom AOVs to save loads of time in production. Chad breaks down his workflow, where he goes from Redshift in Cinema 4D and then into Blackmagic Design Fusion.

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Shoelace Displacement in Cinema 4D

Shoelace Displacement in Cinema 4D

May 1, 2018

Sean Dove explains how he used custom displacement maps to create realistic shoelaces in Cinema 4D and Photoshop.

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Speed Up The Cinema 4D Physical Render…. Here’s How!

Speed Up The Cinema 4D Physical Render…. Here’s How!

May 1, 2018

Cut your Physical Render time in half with this time-saving Cinema 4D tutorial. Optimize the Physical Renderer for speed with Reflectance. Nick Campbell from Greyscalegorilla gives you the details.

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Cinema 4D Octane Tutorial: Dramatic Lighting Tip

Cinema 4D Octane Tutorial: Dramatic Lighting Tip

May 1, 2018

Joren at The Pixel Lab has a C4D quick tip for creating dramatic, moody lighting using the Octane for C4D Daylight Tag, plus what to do when your HDRI doesn’t show up when using the tag.

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Filter Switch Script from Greyscalegorilla – Free Script with Tutorial

Filter Switch Script from Greyscalegorilla – Free Script with Tutorial

April 27, 2018

Filter Switch Script is a free script to speed up previews of renders in the Cinema 4D Viewport. You’ll need Cinema 4D R19+ to use the script.

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Exploring GorillaCam from Greyscalegorilla

Exploring GorillaCam from Greyscalegorilla

April 17, 2018

Chad and Chris demonstrate most of the fun new features in the new GorillaCam, in this recorded live stream. They answer some questions from viewers, too.

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Animating Mars with MoGraph in Cinema 4D and After Effects

Animating Mars with MoGraph in Cinema 4D and After Effects

March 27, 2018

Jeremy Walker creates Mars with realistic planet texture maps, using Cinema 4D’s native MoGraph Effectors. He animates and composites it in After Effects.

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Cinema 4D Advanced Octane Shaders parts 1 & 2

Cinema 4D Advanced Octane Shaders parts 1 & 2

March 26, 2018

David Ariew of arievvisuals.com shows how to make some glass textures with dust, complete with lots of tips and tricks. This tutorial is a must-see if you’re new to or just getting comfy with Octane in Cinema 4D.

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Add Stickers and Labels in Redshift for Cinema 4D

Add Stickers and Labels in Redshift for Cinema 4D

March 26, 2018

Greyscalegorilla’s Chad Ashley shows a simple way to add stickers or labels using multiple UV channels in one material.

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Medical Animations & Tutorials Roundup for Maya, Cinema 4D, After Effects

Medical Animations & Tutorials Roundup for Maya, Cinema 4D, After Effects

March 26, 2018

The human body is still such an enigma and there are so many technical, yet beautiful, 2D and 3D animations that help to visualize those microscopic mysteries. We had a question about some methods of creating cells and other microscopic elements. First, we have some gorgeous examples to inspire you, followed by a few tutorials for various host applications.

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ProRender for Cinema 4D

ProRender for Cinema 4D

March 26, 2018

You have so many choices in renderers these days and GPU rendering is a favorite lately. ProRender, and developed by AMD, and is the new Open CL-based GPU/CPU-based rendering engine, now built right into Cinema 4D R19. Here’s everything you need to know to get you started with ProRender.

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Cinema 4D: Animate Growing Foliage with X-Particles

Cinema 4D: Animate Growing Foliage with X-Particles

March 13, 2018

Want to populate your scenes with animated growing vegetation? This step-by-step tutorial from Rob Redman shows you how, using X-Particles in Cinema 4d.

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Cinema 4D: Retopology of a Human Head in Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D: Retopology of a Human Head in Cinema 4D

March 13, 2018

This free training course from Michael Balchaitis walks you through the process of how to retopology of a high mesh human head to low poly mesh. You will learn facial topology, the polygon pen tool, and export from Cinema 4d. Plus, it even comes with project files.

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