Falloff Sampler Shader

Free Falloff Sampler Shader from Curious Animal

Falloff Sampler Shader Falloff Sampler Shader uses Cinema 4D’s Mograph Effector falloffs to create greyscale values for your object’s surface. This is handy for layering shader effects based on your falloffs, or just to use the falloff’s gizmo as a visual guide to help position your gradients. This is a bonus plugin – it’s free…

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Creative Type with Cinema 4D Hair, MoGraph & XParticles

In this short tutorial I show you a simple, yet effective technique, for generating a write on type animation using the Cinema 4D Hair Renderer. I’ve split the tutorial into two steps, the first example uses the powerful MoGraph module, which makes this method accessible for most Cinema 4D users (if you don’t have the…

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Simon Holmedal’s Cinema 4D Presentation from IBC 2014

You will certainly pick up some expert tips in Simon Holmedal’s presentation from IBC 2014.  Simon currently works for Man vs Machine in the UK and he is very talented both technically and creatively. In this presentation he shares a whole bunch of cool techniques which have been developed on real world production projects using…

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Zabiegly Updates Shots of Xpresso

Matthias Zabiegly, lead 3D artist at Aixsponza, has recently updated his Shots of Xpresso webpage. This page is a great resource for all you Cinema 4D Xpresso junkies, Matthias has some excellent Xpresso setups and he also includes a PDF as part of the download. The PDF offers a detailed explanation of exactly how he…

Siggraph 2014 Cinema 4D Presentations

Maxon have uploaded the Siggraph 2014 Cinema 4D Presentations to Vimeo and they’re most definitely worth checking out as there were some incredibly talented artists offering a wealth of knowledge. No doubt you’ll learn some great tips from these dudes. Some guy called Tim Clapham Matthias Zabiegly from AixSponza Casey Hupke from Zoic Studios Tomasz…

Bounce Card Script for Cinema 4D

This is a handy Python Script for Cinema 4D that will make targeting those light hotspots much easier thanks to the scripting prowess of James Chiny Watch the video to see it in action, nice idea @hypoly and thanks for sharing with the community. You can grab the script here

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Maxon to Reveal Arnold for Cinema 4D at Siggraph

SOLID ANGLE AND MAXON TO REVEAL ARNOLD FOR CINEMA 4D AT SIGGRAPH The new bridge between the two applications will debut at the MAXON booth (#1422) on August 12, 2014 MADRID & FRIEDRICHSDORF, 30 July, 2014 – SOLID ANGLE, maker of Arnold, the industry leading global illumination ray tracer, and MAXON, leading developer of professional…

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Binary Grid with X-Particles

Cinema 4D Tutorial for Binary Grid with X-Particles I cannot get enough of X-Particles for Cinema 4D, this particle system is so much fun! Here’s another quick tutorial to inspire you, it is a bit cheesy in that late 90′s Matrix kind of way but will hopefully motivate you to take this idea to another…

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Instant Molecules with X-Particles

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Instant Molecules with X-Particles X-Particles has to be the most powerful particle system available for Cinema4D right now and if you’re not using it then I have to ask – why not!? Sure you can achieve stuff with the archaic particle system in Cinema 4D (reminds me of the particles in…