Materials / Shaders (91 Tutorials)
June 4, 2019
This is a question that I get quite a bit. It’s usually someone who is just out of college and getting started in the biz. They often use the phrase “the best bang for the buck”. Nobody wants to spend money on tools they will never use either. Because this field has some diversity, I’m breaking this into a multi-part feature for motion graphics in After Effects, visual effects in After Effects, editing, and more. Here are my picks must-have plug-ins for motion graphic artists using After Effects.
May 21, 2019
Nick Campbell from Greyscalegorilla walks you through making a 3D movie title, created with Motext in Cinema 4D, Redshift and Greyscalegorilla tools.
May 7, 2019
Cinema 4D Industrial Tutorial Roundup with tutorials on modeling, rigging, and texturing for things like car parts, tool parts, machine parts, and more.
April 24, 2019
U-RENDER is one of the newer renderers available for Cinema 4D, and furthermore, it’s 10% off at Toolfarm through April 30, 2019.
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.
March 20, 2019
Revit 2019 allows for a beautiful workflow between Revit and Substance. Learn how to make your architecturally rendered scenes look more realistic.
March 12, 2019
Visual effects artist Rusty Hazelden has released an in-depth 5 part RenderMan tutorial series on YouTube. The Art of RenderMan Volume 1 provides an introduction to Pixar’s RenderMan for Maya.
January 29, 2019
If you’re snowed in this week, how about hunkering down with A Blizzard of Cinema 4D Tutorials and getting to know the finer points of the program! It’ll keep your brain nice and warm!
January 2, 2019
Learn how to make a rather unconventional Christmas tree by stacking any model into a cone shape, to create a “tree” from nearly any geometry, using Railclone for 3DS Max.
December 18, 2018
In this tutorial series, Dave Bergin from CG Shortcuts, goes over the process of creating abstract spheres in Cinema 4D, and the lighting and texturing of those spheres with Octane. It also includes free project files.
December 11, 2018
Tim Clapham from helloluxx.com takes you through a series of three tutorials to help demystify the Maxon Cinema 4D Mograph shaders.
November 27, 2018
EJ from eyedesyn has a fun Cinema 4D tutorial using the Sketch & Toon Hatch Shader, included with Cinema 4D Studio and Visualize, to create some cool image textures procedurally. eyedesyn products are still on sale for Cyber Monday too! Save 25% through tonight, November 27, 2018.
October 9, 2018
LAZPoint loads the LAZPoint cloud and sends it to the Cinema 4D R20 Volume Builder. Learn how to get the best results with the right settings.
October 2, 2018
In the last month, we did a series on third-party renderers for Cinema 4D, but the fact is, the AMD Radeon ProRender update for Cinema 4D R20 is fantastic for Physically based rendering. It has new features such as multi-pass rendering, Subsurface Scattering (SSS), and motion blur.
September 26, 2018
This is the seventh and final round of videos from SIGGRAPH 2018, held in August in Vancouver, Canada. Watch the fantastic presentations from David Koss and Matt Milstead, David Brodeur, Al Heck and Jon Weinberger, and Aaron Sorenson, all presenting with Cinema 4D Release 20.