How to create a soft body tetris animation using the new Cloth System in Cinema 4D. We’ll model the tetris pieces and arrange them into a cube shape, then have them fall into place with dynamics. This tutorial was requested by Elinoam (one of our epic YouTube Subscribers). The effect was inspired by original artwork […]
How to roll just about any object in Cinema 4D quickly, easily and without Xpresso. We’ll use the Roll-it plugin to roll various objects in C4D. We’ll also look at some of the plugins’ quirks and see how we can roll along a path and over obstacles. Download the plugin here. This tutorial was requested […]
Create and simulate dynamic spirals in Cinema 4D. We’ll create a spiral mesh with a Helix, a Cloner, and a Sweep Object. Then we’ll add thickness and simulate it with a Cloth tag before adding a colored ramp to finish the effect off. This tutorial was requested by Claire (one of our awesome Members). The […]
Create a Cinema 4D logo reveal effect by projecting a texture onto dynamic clones. The effect is similar to the logo reveal at the beginning of the film Benjamin Button. This tutorial was requested by John (one of our epic Members). Watch our video on adding variation to clones here.
Create a wavy text effect in Cinema 4D. We’ll use a formula object to create the wavy effect and loop and offset it by tweaking the formula. This tutorial was requested by CG Shortcuts Member 3D Gal. Check out the cool text effects created by Cabeza Patata studio here which inspired this lesson.
Learn how to transfer your Cinema 4D shortcut keys from one version to another.
2 quick tips for lighting your landscapes in Cinema 4D with Redshift including using a backdrop and adding variation to your light and shadows. Mentioned in this video: Grab the cloudy background image I used here.
It’s not possible to loop hair directly in the Hair Object, but with this handy hack we cn loop hair and plants or grass easily. This Q & A Lesson was requested by Danny.
3 of our best tips for setting up your Landscape Materials, specifically for plants and trees. We look at how to apply textures to cards on low resolution trees (also called atlases) using the sprite node which is much more optimized for large scenes. Then we’ll look at Back-Lighting/Translucency to let light pass through our […]
Today we’ll take our Cinema 4D and Redshift Render Speeds to the next level by utilizing a Render Farm. Our favourite Render Farm is Drop & Render which works brilliantly with C4D and Redshift, so we’ll take you through the steps to get your project rendered even faster! Try Drop&Render Render Farm for FREE here.