Cinema4D R12

Well it’s that time of year again. The new release of Cinema4D has been announced. What an amazing release it is too. I have been fortunate enough to be part of the beta team and have been testing the new features for a while now. It is difficult to know where to start, but the…

Cinema 4D Tutorial - Two Texture Tips

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Two Texture Tips

A couple of quick tips when working with materials and textures in Cinema4D. How to replace all instances of either missing textures, or simply swap an existing texture in your materials. How to change the material that is referenced in multiple tags. Enjoy… Cinema 4D Tutorial – Two Texture Tips

Cinema 4D Mograph Tutorial - Modify Clone

Cinema 4D Mograph Tutorial – Modify Clone

Cinema 4D Mograph Tutorial – Modify Clone I was asked about the Modify Clone parameter that is available on many of the effectors.  I made a real simple file that shows the parameter in use and thought I’d share it here. If you have several objects under a cloner and the cloner is set to…

Cinema 4D Tutorial - Thinking Particles and Proximal

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Thinking Particles and Proximal

Here we go with another Thinking Particles example… This scene also makes use of the Proximal shader. As you may have guessed from the name, the Proximal shader works based on the proximity of objects. In other words you can use it to control a material when it is near another object, edge, vertex, etc….

Cinema 4D Tutorial - Basic Flocking with Thinking Particles

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Basic Flocking with Thinking Particles

I’m sure a lot of you remember the blog that I used to have, the original pages hosted on the HYPA server.  It wasn’t really a blog, but more of a mish-mash of my experiments, downloads etc.   I often get requests for the downloads, so I do intend to repost them all eventually.  I…

ENVY: C4D Interiors for VRAY & Advanced Render.

I was recently contacted by Envy Studio who asked if I’d make a blog post regarding a new product they’d released for Cinema4D. Being the charitable type and always looking to support independent entrepreneurs, I agreed.   Plus it looks like a pretty good deal to me.  So here it is… ENVY: C4D INTERIORS FOR…

Cinema 4D Tutorial - Retiming Cloth

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Retiming Cloth

Here’s another quick tip that demonstrates how to slow down your cloth simulations.  This technique can be used with any animation that involves deformation at a point level.   Have fun! For those of you that are wondering about the mesh I used for the Luxx logo, here is an editor view (unsmoothed).  You can see…

3 Day SALE!

Making It Look Great 7 and HDRI Light Kit Pro are now available in a THREE day sale. For only 3 days, Motionworks and Greyscalegorilla are getting together to bring you a bundle designed to help you get the most out of Cinema 4D. Learn real-world Cinema 4D MoGraph techniques and workflows with MILG07 and…

Straight vs Premultiplied : Understanding Alpha Channels

Straight vs Premultiplied : Understanding Alpha Channels

I am often asked the question “What is the difference between a Straight and a Premultiplied Alpha Channel?” In this tutorial I discuss the differences between a Straight and a Premultiplied Alpha channel.  How to spot the difference and ensure you interpret your files correctly when setting up your composite. I also cover the Straight…