CameraTracker - Aligning to features

CameraTracker – aligning to features

Hey everybody. So I’ve made a new FREE tutorial for NUKE, to help out ‘Urban Legends’, who sent me a message on Vimeo. Hopefully more of you will find this helpful. When you select CameraTracker features, switch to 3d view, they will become yellow. But if you set them to be the ground plane, they…

Paste As Scripts

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…

Cinema 4D Tutorial - Waxy Shader

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Waxy Shader

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Waxy Shader This is a quick tutorial which covers the creation of the waxy shader in Cinema 4D I used in an older tutorial — metaball typography — it’s a kind of fleshy waxy sub-surface scattering looking thing. Enjoy! Cinema 4D Tutorial – Waxy Shader

Lights and Geometry in NUKE

Hey everyone, so I got an email from a helloluxx user, who wanted me to explain, how to affect only some geometry connected to a scene, by the lights connected as well. The material in the video is all provided by Anderson Moreira, who wrote to me. Be sure to check out his vimeo channel:…

Relative Xpresso

Relative linking with Xpresso in Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Relative linking with Xpresso in Cinema 4D In this tutorial I show you a simple technique which will allow you to attach an object to the top of an animated Extrude with Xpresso in Cinema 4D. Although this is probably quite a simple process for a lot of users I wanted…

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Springy Motion in Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Springy Motion in Cinema 4D Someone on FXPHD recently asked me if there was a way to add some springiness to their Cinema 4D animation, you know the kind where an object overshoots it’s keyframed position (or any animated parameter). It can be overused, but if applied with some subtlety, it…

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C4D Physical Render – Tutorial Part Two

Cinema 4D Tutorial – C4D Physical Render – Tutorial Part Two This tutorial is the second part of a two part tutorial that Tim recently completed for 3D Artist magazine. If you would like to follow the first part where we set up a soft body dynamics simulation, then you’ll need to grab a copy…

C4D Light Dome

Cinema 4D Light Dome Update

Cinema 4D light dome update. I’ve made a small update to the C4D light dome preset and thought I’d share it with you all. The Cloner no longer uses the Target Effector, the lights are simply rotated to point to the centre of the Light Dome Sphere. Simpler solution, therefore less to calculate, although you…

Caustics in C4D

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Refractive Animation with Caustics

This tutorial is from a technique that I used many years ago. I’m sure some of you will remember this as I used to have a written tutorial on the Hypa website many moons ago! The results from this are quite unique and you can create some really beautiful effects by rendering a few passes…

Cinema 4D Tutorial - Metaball Typography

Cinema 4D Tutorial – 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…