Post Siggraph 2014

Well Siggraph 2014 has been and gone, what a blast! It was so great to hang with the Maxon crew and all of the talented artists that came along to present their work. Not only were they an incredibly creative and skilled bunch, but also some of the nicest people you could meet. If you…

Siggraph 2014

It’s only 24 hours until we take-off for Vancouver, woo hoo! Tim and I are starting to get really excited about all the people we are going to meet and cool exhibits we are going to see. Have you heard of Birdly? Birdly is an installation that explores the experience of a bird in flight….

Bounce Card Script for Cinema 4D

This is a handy Python Script for Cinema 4D that will make targeting those light hotspots much easier thanks to the scripting prowess of James Chiny Watch the video to see it in action, nice idea @hypoly and thanks for sharing with the community. You can grab the script here

Curve to Fresnel in Cinema 4D

This is a cool script that I came across on Vimeo and thought would share with you. From the very talented Simon Holmedal from ManvsMachine. Allows you to map your fresnel with a curve rather than a gradient, this offer a lot more control and is a great addition to your C4D toolset. Thanks @sholmedal…

Maxon to Reveal Arnold for Cinema 4D at Siggraph

SOLID ANGLE AND MAXON TO REVEAL ARNOLD FOR CINEMA 4D AT SIGGRAPH The new bridge between the two applications will debut at the MAXON booth (#1422) on August 12, 2014 MADRID & FRIEDRICHSDORF, 30 July, 2014 – SOLID ANGLE, maker of Arnold, the industry leading global illumination ray tracer, and MAXON, leading developer of professional…

Siggraph 2014 – Art Gallery : Acting in Translation

Siggraph 2014 – Art Gallery : Acting in Translation I’m really looking forward to checking out the Art Gallery at Siggraph next month, this years theme is Acting in Translation. – “In the sea of ever-changing conditions of multiple realities, there is no single or homogenous approach, but a diversity of resisting mechanisms and artistic…

Houdini Jumpstart Bundle Available Now!

Unsure or perhaps intimidated about how to learn Houdini? Industry veteran, Adam Swaab, will take you through his learning process, step by step, using project-based techniques to get you up to speed with this program. Included in this bundle is Volume 1, Volume 2 and Volume 3 of Adam’s Jumpstart training series, all three created…

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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…

DEM Earth for Cinema 4D – Price Dropped!

Easily generate dynamic Digital Elevation Models and georeference them in real-time to your world imagery with DEM Earth for Cinema 4D. DEM Earth for Cinema4D automatically downloads the data it needs to build the model you want. All you have to do is provide a Geographic coordinate. Produce real-time interactive and dynamic landscapes which you…