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The Ultimate Octane Masterclass

$330 AUD

Unleash the power of Octane.

The first step toward professional rendering is chosing the right renderer. We’ve been using Octane Renderer® in production for several years now and highly recommend it if you want to lift your rendering game. However there has been a lack of training available for Octane … until now.

This course includes both The Octane Materials Masterclass and The Octane Lighting and Rendering Masterclass. You can also purchase these seperatly. Details here.

Here’s what we cover in the course...

Course Content

Overview
Downloads
Materials
Shader Nodes
Material Projects
Lights
Camera
Rendering
Lighting and Rendering Projects
Next Steps

01. Materials

Beautiful photorealistic materials.

We’ll start by covering each of the Material Types in Octane incl. Diffuse, Glossy, Specular, Metallic, Universal, Toon, Mix, Blend & Portal Materials.

02. Shader nodes

Get to know your shader nodes.

We’ll cover every Octane node to create your shaders and materials. We’ll see examples of what each node does and how to use them in your workflow.

03. Material Projects

Prodedural shaders step-by-step.

We’ll build materials together and share loads of tips on how to get great looking shaders and physically accurate results. All Project Files are included.

Some of the material projects we'll create...

04. Lights

Let there be light.

Often overlooked is the importance of lighting. We take a look at each and every option available to us in Octane. Time to start lighting like a boss!

05. Camera

Grab your camera and let's get cinematic.

There’s a lot more to it than just slapping in a camera. Let’s go through the all the different camera modes and effects so you can become a true CG Cinematographer.

06. Rendering

Time to output your next masterpiece.

Let’s get your work of art out there! We dive deep into the Octane render settings and let you in on some speed and quality tips and tricks.

07. Lighting & Rendering Projects

Light & render it.

Let’s light and render some epic projects! Step-by-step guidence in creating profesionaly lit and rendered scenes in Octane. Plus we’re adding more all the time…

BONUS 01. Material Library

Materials at your fingertips.

The course includes a plug-and-play Octane Materials library with 100 prebuilt materials. We’re also adding new materials all the time!

BONUS 02. Lighting & Rendering Templates

A headstart for your projects.

The course also includes several prebuilt lighting and rendering template project files you can use as a starting point for your own work. We’re also adding new scenes all the time!

Some of the Lighting Templates included (with more to come).

Even more to come.

This training will be updated with every new release of the octane plugin, so this will be the only course you’ll ever need on the subject.

And we're taking requests.

If there’s a particular look you’re trying to create, students can request a material and we’ll try to get a tutorial and shader up for you.

Easy navigation of course.

Easily navigate through the course content with our course dashboard and ask questions directly under the videos if you need help. Watch videos in any order and we’ll mark the videos you’ve allready watched so you can remember for next time.

Meet your fellow students...

This couse automatically gives you access to the exclusive student group where you can chat directly with other students and the Instructor – as well as join discussions and share you creations for feedback.

A fantastic course all around.

Tanner Notch
- Film Editor (Germany)

Loved this course.

Cavey Davey
- 3D Designer (United Kingdom)

Great training!

Yoann Jegoux
- International Marketer (France)

Pricing

3 versions available

The Octane Masterclass is available in 3 different flavours. Materials only, Lighting and Texturing only, or EVERYTHING...

Octane Materials Masterclass

$185 AUD

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Octane Lighting & Rendering Masterclass

$185 AUD

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Best Value
Ultimate Octane Masterclass

$330 AUD

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What will I learn in this course?

This course is designed to be the definitive resource for learning Octane Renderer in Cinema 4D. We cover every aspect of the software you need to know about. By the end of this course you’ll have a thourough understanding of the entire software and you’ll be able to create your own professional renders in Octane.

Does the course cover creating the shots in the promo video?

The promo video was created with materials and lighting settings from the course to demonstrate what is possible when you have a good understanding of material creation.
We do not cover creating the promo video itself but the concepts you need to understand to create professional looking materials. This is not an animation course but you can check out our other courses and free tutorials to learn more about mograph animation.

What knowledge do I need to complete the course?

A basic level of Cinema 4D and Octane Render should be fine for this course.

What software do I need?

You need Maxon Cinema 4D (many of the techniques are achievable in older versions but Version 20 and above is recommended).
You also need the OctaneRender Plugin for Cinema 4D (Version 2018 and above is recommended but the concepts in this course apply to all versions).

What plugins do I need?

You need the Octane Render Plugin for Cinema 4D from the Otoy website. It’s available to rent or buy and is quite affordable. The concepts in this course apply to all versions but Version 2018 and above is recommended.

What will I get after enrolling?

Lifetime access to the course videos (More than 10 hours over 100 videos and growing), several C4D Project Files, 1 x Octane Material Library (currently  100 materials), Exclusive support, continuous updates and new content added regularly.

What is the difference between this course and the other Octane Mastercalsses?

Our Ultimate Octane Masterclass includes The Octane Materials Masterclass AND the Octane Lighting and Rendering Masterclass (and some soon to be released extra exlusive content) and is our complete training on everything you need to know about Octane.

The Materials Masterclass is focused on Material creation in Octane. The Lighting and Rendering Masterclass is focused on Lighting, Camera and Rendering in Octane. The Ultimate Octane course covers everything.

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