Vivid Sydney

Vivid: Lighting the Sails at Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House: Lighting the Sails   Every year Sydney is transformed into a magical world for the annual Vivid Festival.  The highlight of the event is Lighting the Sails, when the Sydney Opera House is transformed into a huge canvas for incredible light projections.   Luxx were extremely privileged to be invited to work alongside Spinifex to…

XP Xmas Advent

X-Particles 3.5 * FREE SCENE FILES *

It’s the festive time of year once again, and here at helloluxx, we thought we’d share some XP Xmas Advent gifts with all you Cinema 4D users out there. Each day of December until the 24th, we offer you a free X-Particles scene file. It’s going to feel like Christmas everyday! Well, perhaps not, but…

X-Particles Challenge

X-Particles Challenge 2015

Whether you are new to x-particles or a veteran user, the X-Particles Challenge 2015 could be a great opportunity for you to show your skills and learn some new tricks. The X-Particles Challenge is a competition which has been organised by Andy Needham. The challenge is to use your favourite feature of X-Particles to create…

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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…

XP3 Soft Bodies

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…

Creative Type using C4D Hair

Creative Type with Cinema 4D Hair, MoGraph & X-Particles

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…

binary grid

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…