Multi-Pass Rendering with Octane Render for Cinema 4D from helloluxx

FREE TUTORIAL: Multi-Pass Rendering with Octane Render for Cinema 4D

  Dobromir Dyankov from inlifethrill designs was recently comissioned by OTOY (the developers of Octane Render) to create a set of training materials for Octane Render. helloluxx are delighted to be sharing these free tutorials with you over the coming days, they will cover the following: 01. Multi-Pass Rendering with Octane Render for Cinema 4D…

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FREE TUTORIAL: 10 Tips for better lighting in Cinema 4D

  In these 10 tips for better lighting in Cinema 4D, I cover techniques which explore basic lighting concepts and how we can implement these using Maxon’s Cinema 4D. 1. Which type of light? Depending on the atmosphere you are trying to achieve, choosing the correct light can be fundamental. For a candle or a…

FREE TUTORIAL : 3 Alternative Ways To Setup A 3D Folding Fan from helloluxx

FREE TUTORIAL : 3 Alternative Ways To Setup A 3D Folding Fan

  Yesterday, the helloluxx blog featured a free tutorial from Ilir Beqiri – FREE TUTORIAL : Setup / Model & Animate a 3D Folding Fan – today’s blog, another free tutorial from Ilir, goes even further and offers three more alternative ways to setup a 3D folding fan. Ilir really knows his fans! In this…

FREE TUTORIAL : Setup / Model & Animate a 3D Folding Fan from helloluxx

FREE TUTORIAL : Setup / Model & Animate a 3D Folding Fan

  If you have been following the blog you will know that this is the third free tutorial from Ilir Beqiri and that what makes Ilir’s tutorials unique, is that they are subtitled, not spoken. Sometime ago, Ilir was working on a project that required the building, setup and animation of a pop up book….

FREE TUTORIAL : Live Spline Projection Using Xpresso In Cinema 4D from helloluxx

FREE TUTORIAL : Live Spline Projection Using Xpresso In Cinema 4D

  Hot on the heels of last week’s tutorial from Ilir Beqiri comes one of his earlier tutorials, Live Spline Projection Using Xpresso In Cinema 4D. Ilir had seen other C4D tutorials on the internet showing how to draw a spline onto a surface but found they didn’t give any control over the spline’s shape,…

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X-Particles 3 xpVolumeEmit

This tutorial shows you some techniques for working with the X-Particles 3 xpVolumeEmit object in Cinema 4D. One of the new objects with X-Particles 3 is xpVolumeEmit. The concept behind this object is simple, you use the volume of an object to control when particles are emitted. Basic usage is as simple as specifying the…

Simulating Soft Bodies with X-Particles 3 in Cinema 4D

  Simulating Soft Bodies with X-Particles 3 in Cinema 4D X-Particles is such a versatile tool. Although not designed specifically to deal with cloth and soft body simulations, XP3 does a good job with minimal setup. Add the X-Particles xpConstraints object – which will tie your particles together – then combine this with the xpDeformer…

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Simulating Soft Bodies with X-Particles 3 in Cinema 4D

X-Particles never ceases to amaze me, it is such a versatile tool. Although not designed specifically to deal with cloth and soft body simulations, X-Particles 3 does a good job with minimal setup. Add the XParticles xpConstraints object—which will tie your particles together—then combine this with the xpDeformer object to manipulate your geometry. You can…

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Logo Reveal with X-Particles

In this tutorial we create a logo reveal with X-Particles in Cinema 4D.  Starting with a simple polygon object, Tim Clapham takes you through the entire process step by step, emitting particles from geometry and using an animated texture to restrict the particle emission to specific areas of the object. We use particle groups to control…