Joseph Wright

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…

Ice Machine 1.03 from helloluxx

FOUR New Products! 25% Launch Discount…

Today we added four new beautiful products to help you get your projects sparkly, cold and wet. Check out the fun below! LIGHT STRING is an Xpresso rig that lets you add lights to your scene. You can use any spline to configure their appearance. – See more at Light String 1.0 Xmas Lights consists…

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:…

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…

learn. Idents TV

learn. Idents: TV Teaser

The first teaser for a series of new training titles from helloluxx. The ‘Idents’ training series is based around the concept of producing IDs from scratch.  Released regularly, each new chapter will concentrate on a specific set of tools and will cover a large array of practical techniques and workflow approaches which will become essential…

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…

Greyscale Gorilla releases HDRI Light Kit Pro

Recently released from Greyscale Gorilla. Real Studio Lights for Cinema 4D HDRI Light Kit Pro turns Cinema 4D into a professional lighting studio. Quickly light your scene with realistic lights directly in Cinema 4D. What is it? HDRI Light Kit Pro is a collection of lights, studios and objects that lets you quickly light your…

Lighting Presets for Cinema 4D

Lighting Presets for Cinema 4D

On my old download page I had a set of lighting presets for download. I have had a few requests for these and decided to update them to the newer GI and place them here for download. You do need Cinema4D r11.5 with the Advanced Render to use these, they all use Global Illumination. The…

Cinema4D Light Dome

Hi everyone and welcome to helloluxx, the new home of my blog. As a thank you for all the continued support, I’ve created a Light Dome scene that you can download for use in your own Cinema4D scenes. You will need MoGraph to use the setup and I created it using Cinema4D r11.5, but it…