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…

New Training Teaser from Alex Lehnert

This is the teaser to Alex’s new and soon to be released Training series “Crafting Product Shots with Cinema4D”. He will cover all the aspects of a product shot from modeling, lighting, shader setup to final rendering and compositing. You´ll learn how to setup a nice beauty setup for highclass product shots. Cinema4D Training: Crafting…

Cinema 4D Tutorial - C4D to After Effects and back again…

Cinema 4D Tutorial – C4D to After Effects and back again…

In this collection of tutorials created for Maxon’s You Tube channel, I explore techniques you can use when working with Cinema4D Multipass rendering in combination with the After Effects exchange feature of Cinema4D. Taking you step by step through the process, the tutorial starts by covering the basic principles of working with multipass rendering and exporting…

Cinema 4D Tutorial - Jigsaw Puzzle Tutorial

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Jigsaw Puzzle Tutorial

I recently completed a tutorial for the Maxon’s You Tube channel. It goes into quite a bit of detail, so for that reason it is split into 4 parts. Something you might be interested in? I’ve copied some of the blurb from the You Tube page here so you get an idea of what I…

After Effects & Cinema 4D Tutorial - Linear Workflow

After Effects & Cinema 4D Tutorial – Linear Workflow

Linear Workflow is a relatively new feature for Cinema4D. Before the introduction of Linear Workflow in C4D Release12 it was only possible through the use of third party plugins such as DeGamma by The Third Party. This article aims to explain the concept behind Linear Workflow (LWF) and in the process look at the correct…

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…

Cinema 4D Tutorial - Reflection Falloff

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Reflection Falloff?

There was a question over at The Motion Exchange about how to create a falloff type effect with reflections in Cinema4D. Well there are a few methods to achieve this, some are more accurate than others, but because of this, they are a little more costly with render times. The first and perhaps the most…