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Disable SDS Script

Disable SDS Globally! Here’s a quick and handy little script which will enable / disable all the SDS objects in your scene.  Super handy workflow helper! Drop this script & icon in your ~/library/scripts/ directory which you can access very easily by opening the Cinema 4D preferences and clicking on the button bottom right of…

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C4D Soft Body Dynamics – Tutorial Part One

This is part one of a two part tutorial that I created for 3D Artist magazine last year. It is a great mag for tutorials, ideas and inspiration, so I suggest you check it out if you’re not familiar. You can download the required files to complete this tutorial from here. Find part 2 of…

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Paste As … Scripts for Cinema 4D

These scripts for Cinema 4D we are about to discuss are so useful, once you start using them you will never know how you lived without them, well ok, perhaps not life in general, but your Cinema 4D life is going to become even more amazing than ever! I’m not sure if you are aware…

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Metaball Typography

Here is an interesting way to build some organic typography. The metaball in Cinema4D can look very globular and regular, (but it does have it’s uses). I wish Maxon would give us an update with more control over metaballs…  However, the metaball object itself only has a few parameters, you can add extra control by…

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Cinema4D – Orbit Camera Preset

In July we will be launching a new site for helloluxx and throughout June we are offering various goodies for you to download.  This Orbit Camera Rig is something I use regularly when a specific shot calls for this type of motion. The camera rig is a really handy little setup with which you can…

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Exploring the Cinema4D Attribute Manager

Here’s a new tutorial for all you Cinema4D users out there.  Hopefully some tips and tricks that will help improve your workflow. The humble Attribute Manager is one element of the C4D user interface that we use constantly and it has many features that may or may not be known to you.  In this tutorial…

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Traffic Lights

Here is a quick post to share a piece of python code that I use in nearly every C4D scene these days. It is really simple and all it does is take the current state of the objects “Visible in Editor” parameter and apply it to the same objects “Visible in Render” parameter. I use…

99 frames project

David Drayton from Maxon Computer has started a new personal project called the 99 frames project, he asked if I’d give it a shout out here on helloluxx, so here it is David! It looks like a really great idea and hopefully it will showcase some exciting new work as well as highlighting some of…

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Creating Proxies using Instances

If you ever wanted to work with high and low resolution models in Cinema4D then this tip should come in handy. Using the Instance Object combined with a simple Xpresso setup, this shows you how to create an object that allows you to work with a low polygon model and then swap this out for…