Cinema 4D Tutorial - Thinking Particles and Proximal

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Thinking Particles and Proximal

Here we go with another Thinking Particles example… This scene also makes use of the Proximal shader. As you may have guessed from the name, the Proximal shader works based on the proximity of objects. In other words you can use it to control a material when it is near another object, edge, vertex, etc….

Cinema 4D Tutorial - Basic Flocking with Thinking Particles

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Basic Flocking with Thinking Particles

I’m sure a lot of you remember the blog that I used to have, the original pages hosted on the HYPA server.  It wasn’t really a blog, but more of a mish-mash of my experiments, downloads etc.   I often get requests for the downloads, so I do intend to repost them all eventually.  I…

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 - Retiming Cloth

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Retiming Cloth

Here’s another quick tip that demonstrates how to slow down your cloth simulations.  This technique can be used with any animation that involves deformation at a point level.   Have fun! For those of you that are wondering about the mesh I used for the Luxx logo, here is an editor view (unsmoothed).  You can see…

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…

Luxx website goes live!

It has been a busy few months since the doors closed over at Hypa HQ and my new company Luxx was born. The new Luxx website has finally gone online. There’s an eclectic mix of projects that I’ve been part of over the years, and a few more pieces in the pipeline right now that…

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…