Cinema4D R12

Well it’s that time of year again. The new release of Cinema4D has been announced. What an amazing release it is too. I have been fortunate enough to be part of the beta team and have been testing the new features for a while now. It is difficult to know where to start, but the…

ENVY: C4D Interiors for VRAY & Advanced Render.

I was recently contacted by Envy Studio who asked if I’d make a blog post regarding a new product they’d released for Cinema4D. Being the charitable type and always looking to support independent entrepreneurs, I agreed.   Plus it looks like a pretty good deal to me.  So here it is… ENVY: C4D INTERIORS FOR…

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…

Straight vs Premultiplied : Understanding Alpha Channels

Straight vs Premultiplied : Understanding Alpha Channels

I am often asked the question “What is the difference between a Straight and a Premultiplied Alpha Channel?” In this tutorial I discuss the differences between a Straight and a Premultiplied Alpha channel.  How to spot the difference and ensure you interpret your files correctly when setting up your composite. I also cover the Straight…

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…

Easy Scripting

I just posted a quick tip about creating scripts within Cinema4D. This tip will show you how simple it can be to create your own script, create an icon and then add it to your layout. So head on over to Motionworks and check it out.

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…

Xpresso Tutorial - Which Data Type?

Xpresso Tutorial – Which Data Type?

When you are working with Xpresso in Cinema4D it is often important to choose the correct datatype. This is particularly true when you are creating user data for your objects. Open the user data manager and choose to add data. The next thing you need to do is select the data type. Unfortunately if you…

Landscape Shading Kit

It was recently brought to my attention that a superb set of procedural shader presets has been made available to purchase. Eric Smit, the man behind this set creates some of the most stunning Cinema4D landscapes, so you can be sure of good quality with this product. The LANDSCAPE SHADING KIT is a collection of…