Fluids and Fluid Dynamics (15 Tutorials)
November 11, 2019
There are so many renderers available out there, and how does an artist know what to choose? Although they really do the same thing, they work differently and have different results. Here is a breakdown of what the different renderers offer, not reviews, so you can decide which renderer is right for you.
August 12, 2019
Download Bifrost Graph Bifrost Graph is a new plug-in that is available for Maya 2018 and higher. Autodesk describes Bifrost Graph as “a portable, visual, node-based way to design, build, and test custom behavior”. This includes effects, of course, but there are so many other possibilities! Bifrost Graph may just open a whole new world…
May 28, 2019
Arthur Whitehead explains his workflow for making Oreo cookie that splashes into some milk and caramel or liquid chocolate, made in RealFlow.
April 16, 2019
If you missed the Maxon Cinema 4D NAB 2019 live stream last week or you were at the show, watch it all now! There is loads of inspiring work and lots of great tips on improving your workflow.
January 8, 2019
Jesse Pitela shows how to make water splash with the basic liquid emitter in Chaos Group’s Phoenix FD for 3ds Max. He has it set up to splash over half an orange, but you can splash water on anything you can conjure. This tutorial covers the 3ds Max version of Phoenix FD but there is also a version for Maya.
October 25, 2016
Learn how to make a scene similar to the creepy Virgin Mary scene from American Horror Story in which the statue changes expressions.
July 12, 2016
Next Limit has posted these helpful tutorials for users new to RealFlow working in CINEMA 4D. Setting up the Scene Tree and Your First Simulation – How RF | C4D works.
March 31, 2015
Josh Clos, the winner of the RealFlow / Cinema 4D Fluid Dimension Challenge in December 2014, takes us step-by-step in the creation of his winning RealFlow fluid sim.
March 16, 2015
Check out this case study with Brandon Young of Blur Studio, talking about working with Next Limit RealFlow on Batman: Arkham Knight. They had a VFX problem to solve involving the Batmobile shooting out of water and spraying liquid all over the place. Learn about how they solved it.
November 4, 2014
Learn how to create organic looking smoke effects inside Cinema 4D – no third party plugins required!
September 23, 2014
If you weren’t able to make it out to SIGGRAPH 2014 this year well, you missed some good stuff. But never fear, Greyscalegorilla filmed their demonstrations and they are available to watch here!
September 2, 2014
If you are a fan of X-Particles and Cinema 4D then stop and take a second to check out a few of these great tutorials we have managed to round up!
April 15, 2014
In this tutorial we will explore soft bodies in Realflow. We will take a step by step look at all the different parameters, as well as exploring the combination of soft bodies with rigid bodies and fluids.
July 2, 2012
Check out this excellent studio shot breakdown for creating a whiskey bottle and glass tumbler, using Cinema 4D, by Matt Beckham.
January 25, 2012
Simon Fielder explains how he made the effects in his film DROPLETS, an experimental movie about feelings, using Cinema 4D.