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Particles (159 Tutorials)

C4D Spotlight: Learning Python to Expand Cinema 4D

C4D Spotlight: Learning Python to Expand Cinema 4D

April 14, 2017

Okay, I know what you’re thinking. Learning Python will be difficult and I don’t have time. Well, learning just a bit, enough to be dangerous, can expand what you do in Cinema 4D and automate repetitive tasks to speed up your workflow. I promise that I will not get technical in this post. This is an overview of what Python is, why you might want to learn Python, and where you can learn Python for free. And, of course, a bunch of tutorials and free Python scripts!

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Vectorize Voronoi Texture Tutorial

Vectorize Voronoi Texture Tutorial

March 27, 2017

Ryan Somerville explains how to create a Voronoi texture in Cinema 4D with the Vectorizer object in Cinema 4D to rasterize the image into a spline objects (like creating outlines in Illustrator). Featured in C4D Spotlight: Voronoi Diagrams in Cinema 4D.

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VoronoiGenerator for Cinema 4D

VoronoiGenerator for Cinema 4D

March 27, 2017

Developed by Dominik Ruckli, the VoronoiGenerator is a Python plug-in for Cinema 4D that generates a 2D Voronoi Diagram or a Delaunay Triangulation.

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Medical Animation Tutorial: Red Blood Cell Animation using Maya 2017 MASH Motion graphics

Medical Animation Tutorial: Red Blood Cell Animation using Maya 2017 MASH Motion graphics

March 27, 2017

In this tutoria, Emily McDonald will be looking at creating an animated red blood cell flow using Maya 2017 and the MASH tool set.
If you ever did this with nparticles then you will know it can be tricky at times. The new MASH toolset will help you to set up a red blood cell flow animation in no time!

Part of Maya Monday: Maya for Motion Graphics and MASH.

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In Depth: Creating Space – A Galaxy of Resources for your Epic Space Film

In Depth: Creating Space – A Galaxy of Resources for your Epic Space Film

March 7, 2017

Space, the final frontier! Learn to create stars, galaxy, moons, and more for your next space themed film or science fiction short.

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Create Nike Flyweave Using X-Particles in Cinema 4D

Create Nike Flyweave Using X-Particles in Cinema 4D

February 22, 2017

Right now we have a great 3-day sale happening on X-Particles so we thought it would be a great time to give you a tutorial. This one was new yesterday and comes from Greyscalegorilla.

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Cinema 4D: Plexus Particle Trail Animation Tutorial

Cinema 4D: Plexus Particle Trail Animation Tutorial

January 3, 2017

Dennis Wei shows you how to make a very cool particle trail using Plexus, C4D, After Effects and a few other things, like Trapcode Particular and Optical Flares.

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Red Giant | DOCTOR STRANGE Portal Effect with Trapcode Particular

Red Giant | DOCTOR STRANGE Portal Effect with Trapcode Particular

December 20, 2016

Daniel Hashimoto (also know as Action Movie Dad) shows you how to create the DOCTOR STRANGE portal effect with Trapcode Particular.

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doctor strange

Doctor Strange VFX Breakdown and Loads of Tutorials

November 30, 2016

Doctor Strange is a visually awe-inspiring sci-fi film/fantasy film. We’ll take a look at some behind the scenes videos and several tutorials.

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After Effects: Create a Space Scene in Trapcode Particular

After Effects: Create a Space Scene in Trapcode Particular

November 29, 2016

Learn how to make a cool nebula-esque space scene in After Effects using Trapcode Particular.

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C4D: Using Dynamic IK for Animating a Group of Tentacles

C4D: Using Dynamic IK for Animating a Group of Tentacles

October 18, 2016

Pryce Duncalf has a silent tip video showing how to use Dynamic IK to move a group of tentacles in Cinema 4d.

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In Depth: Rain Generators

In Depth: Rain Generators

October 14, 2016

It has been cloudy here all day and is just starting to sprinkle here so I thought it might be a good time to update this article with some new information.  Added June 13, 2016: Next Limit Realflow, Insydium X-Particles, a Boris tutorial, and more examples.

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Create Ghostbusters Style Visual Effects

Create Ghostbusters Style Visual Effects

October 11, 2016

Director Seth Worley takes you behind the scenes and shows you how he created the visual effects in “Busted,” his Red Giant Film Team Experiment. Watch “Busted” here and follow the link to the tutorial.

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CINEMA 4D R18 Compatibility Information – 3rd Party Products

CINEMA 4D R18 Compatibility Information – 3rd Party Products

October 5, 2016

Wondering if your plug-ins, renderer, or other add-ons are compatible with R18? We will keep this page updated with new information as we receive it.

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Coremelt One Minute Tutorial – Track a Callout Label to an Object

Coremelt One Minute Tutorial – Track a Callout Label to an Object

August 23, 2016

Learn how to use Coremelt DriveX in FCPX to easily track 3D text, labels or even particles to the movement of your footage, in this quick one minute tutorial.

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