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70 Ultimate Cinema 4D Tutorials & Techniques

70 Ultimate Cinema 4D Tutorials & Techniques
Feb 12 2010 Today we share a very comprehensive round-up of Cinema 4D Tutorials. Cinema 4D is a modeling, animation and rendering application that is noted for its flexible interface and ease of use. Cinema 4D comes with an intuitive interface and a sound workflow that let the imagination and creativity of an artist flow freely. Cinema 4D Tutorials Create an Abstract Armored Sphere Scene in Cinema 4DIn this tutorial you will learn how to create a complex abstract Armored Sphere scene in Cinema 4D. Making Of: PrimateranIn this tutorial artist creates a scene that showed a part of the world of the “Primaterans” – a civilization that prefers dark corners of the galaxy, hiding from their enemies until their armada is strong enough to destroy them. Linear Workflow for Gamma Correct Lighting in Cinema 4DOne of the most critical elements involved in creating realistically lit interior environments is exposure control. Making of Super SnailThis work is fully modeled and rendered in Cinema 4D. Related:  art stumble

99 Brain Blasting Cinema 4D Tutorials! Do I have a gift for outdoing myself or what? That's right, you guys have been begging for this since the last C4D roundup....but be careful what you wish for, cuz now this megalithic, earth shatteringly gargantuan list of 99 Cinema 4D tutorials is here to end life as we know it!!. Yep...this is the biggest roundup ever to be published on CGtuts+, and it's all Cinema 4d baby!..Enjoy!!. Toon Drops Harry Frank of Graymachine shows you how to make a toony-looking droplet effect using C4D. Liquid Logos Chris Martin and Creative Cow has this tutorial for creating a fluid logo using RealFlow inside of Cinema 4D. Fracture Text Breaking News Open Broadcast designer Jason Brown over and Creative Cow shows you how to use the fracture object feature to make a simple "Breaking News" open. Tracking a 3D Object Using Syntheyes in conjunction with Cinema 4D, Chris Martin shows you how to track a 3d object onto a live action plate. Spooky Wall Tracking C4D R11.5 MoDynamics MoDynamics, Mo Money, Mo Problems.

How to Create Explosive Typographic Effects in Cinema 4D In this tutorial I will walk through the steps I used to create this illustration to bring alive the word “collide.” While you may not find yourself needing to recreate the word “collide,” I hope you will find useful the techniques I will cover: - extruding text in Cinema 4d - using displacement maps in Cinema 4d - using the explosion deformer in Cinema 4d - exporting to photoshop from Cinema 4d - unique color enhancing techniques in Photoshop - various layer modes applied in Photoshop for great light effects (A basic knowledge of Cinema 4d and Photoshop is required) STEP 1: Creating 3d text I created a new document in C4d and added some text with the built in text tool. I typed the word COLLIDE in the Attributes manager. I applied Extrude Nurbs by making it a parent of my text. Parent/child relationship shown above in my Objects Manager. There’s a small problem at this point: The word “collide” is treated as one object and I want to manipulate the individual letters.

80+ Excellent Cinema 4D Tutorials and Best Practices | Tutorials CINEMA 4D is a 3-D application that is popular amongst matte painters in film production, largely due to the BodyPaint 3D functionality. It is equally popular amongst motion graphics artists, thanks to its excellent integration with compositing application pipelines, and a very artist-friendly, customizable workflow and interface. It has been used for films such as Chronicles of Narnia, Beowulf, Polar Express, Spiderman 3 and Monster House. CINEMA 4D’s intuitive interface and logical workflow make it possible for those new to 3D artistry to dive in and be productive quickly. It’s been weeks, since we have been Rounding-Up Excellent Cinema 4D Tutorials and Best Practices which can help you to create amazing 3D graphics. For those, who don’t know what is CINEMA 4D? The next generation, representing two decades of excellence. In this presentation, we present to you a Ultimate Round-Up of Excellent Cinema 4D Tutorials and Best Practices for igniting your creativity. Tutorials About C4D 01.

Cinema 4D Tutorials and Tools for Motion Graphic Designers Congratulations to Michael Rinnan for winning the Five Second Project for March. His entry had a great concept and was outfitted with excellent lighting, atmosphere, camera movements and sound design. We wanted to know a little bit more about Michael’s entry, so we asked him a few questions regarding his workflow and the process for creating his winning piece. Where do you work? What is your title? I am a 3D generalist at NFL films in Mt. How did you come up with your concept for the Bright Lights Five Second Project? For my concept, my goal was to come up with a quick story I could tell in 5 seconds. What was the most challenging thing about your project? The most challenging part of this project was honestly the lighting. Tell us a little about how you achieved the zolly (push-pull zoom) effect. To achieve the zolly, I initially mapped out the motion of the motorcycles with a spline and then dropped a camera onto that motion path. What renderer was used?

Cinema 4D: Create an Abstract Armored Sphere Scene In this tutorial you will learn how to create a complex abstract Armored Sphere scene in Cinema 4D. You will use structure tools (such as Extrude and Extrude Inner), HyperNURBS, and the Danel shader to create the scene, and then render it with Advanced Render, and finally add some depth of field in Photoshop. Step 1 Create a sphere object (Objects > Primitive > Sphere), and set the "type" to "standard", and the "radius" to "96m" (if m is your basic units). This sphere will be the core of the object. Step 2 Create another sphere object, and set the "type" to "standard", and the "radius" to a size larger than the previous (100m for example). Step 3 Select 1/8 of the sphere. Step 4 Split (Functions > Split) the sphere into 2 objects (the whole sphere and the previously selected part). Step 5 Select the new object, then select all triangle polygons and melt them together (Functions > Melt). Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Use extrude inner with offset 0.3m. Step 10 Step 11 Step 12 Step 13 Step 14 Step 15 Step 16

83 Nightclub Flyer Samples for Design Inspiration | UPrinting Design Blog by admin | October 25, 2009 | Design Looking for ideas to create a hot and chic flyer that’ll pack your next party? Designing nightclub or party flyers is a challenging project. Every weekend, your events will be competing with dozens (if not hundreds) of others! You need an impressive flyer design to edge out the competition. We put together a massive collection of the hottest nightclub flyers on the Internet to inspire your creativity! Disclaimer: The images on this page are not owned by UPrinting and are used solely as design examples. Once you’ve created your flyer design, check out our nightclub flyer printing. Tagged as: Nightclub Flyers This post was written by admin+ Leave a Comment

CreativeCOW The Hobbit & The Dawn of High Frame Rate Cinema The technology wizards of the film/TV industry have been talking about High Frame Rate cinema for a long time; indeed, Douglas Trumbull's Showscan at 60 fps presaged the current interest over 30 years ago. But it took director Peter Jackson to take the plunge for mainstream cinema, declaring he would shoot The Hobbit in 48 fps to get momentum going. In about a year's time, manufacturers made the gear, theater exhibitors updated their movie theaters, and the studios prepared for one of the most audacious technology debuts that cinema has seen. Creative COW goes behind the scenes to see what it took for you to see The Hobbit in 48 fps. Editorial, Feature, People / InterviewDebra Kaufman

Chooser - Dropbox The Chooser is the fastest way to get files from Dropbox into your web app. It's a small JavaScript component that enables your app to get files from Dropbox without having to worry about the complexities of implementing a file browser, authentication, or managing uploads and storage. This tutorial will guide you through everything you need to do to add the Chooser to your app and customize it to suit your use cases. Demo Click the button below to see the Chooser in action. Setup The first step in adding the Chooser to your app is to create a Drop-in app. When you create a Chooser app for the web, you'll need to provide the domain names where your app is hosted. Once you've created a new app, add the following JavaScript snippet to your HTML. Sign in to see your apps or create a new app. Generic embed code (insert your app key) Triggering the Chooser from JavaScript There are two ways to trigger the Chooser on your website. Dropbox.choose(options); Handling the response File types Desktop Mobile

950+ Photoshop Tutorials To Keep Your Skillset Updated I know how much everyone loves tutorials, I know I love writing them too. Well in this post I have taken my time to roundup some Photoshop Tutorials and some Photoshop Roundups that I think is valid to be featured in this post. I know quite a few people are going to love me for this, but let’s keep it professional. Design a Brilliant Product Advertisement Source Create a Stunning 3D Liquid Explosion Artwork Source Design a Slick 3D Ice Text Effect Source Logo Design Tips: Letterspacing & Typefaces Source Make a Retro-Space Typography Poster with Colorful Lights Source Create a Grunge Snowboard Poster for the Winter Olympics – Photoshop Tutorial Source 60 Tutorials Creating High Quality Design Icons Source 31 Outstanding Logo Tutorials Source 20 Amazing Tutorials to Help you Make Icons Source 20 Tutorials for Creating HDR Images Source 55+ Exceptional Logo Design Tutorials Source 17 WordPress Theme Design Tutorials Source 15 Fresh and Quality Text Effect Tutorials Source Source Source Source Source Source Source

Design a Paint Splashing Effect Into Your Image Create this sophisticated looking design with this step by step tutorial with the help of Media Militia’s awesome paint tossing pack. Yes, its easier than you think! This particular design was featured and printed in the recently held Graphika Manila 2010 as one of the design contribution of Team Manila. About Artist: Heinritzh Sales Time: 1-2 Hours Software Required: Photoshop Resources Used Base Photo Courtesy of Ms.Camille Cordero(Must be used for non-commercial purposes only) Additional Credits: Model: Yas Neri Make-up and Styling: Jaime Bautista-Garcia, Pearl Romano, Rem Lucio Hair: Jay Wee Paint Tossing Pack by Media Militia *I will be using PC here, so just change all Ctrl to Command and Alt to Option if your using a mac. Final Preview Part 1 Open the “base-image_by-camille-cordero.jpg” image and name this layer “Base Image”. Part 2: Body Painting Create a new layer (Shift Ctrl+N) and name it “Body Paint”. First select the brush tool and choose a soft rounded brush. Download the PSD Yeah!

Maxon Cinema 4D Prime [Training, Tutorials & Support] {related_entries id="vendor"} {/related_entries} Painterly City Tutorial by Greyscalegorilla The talented Chris Schmidt has provided a great tutorial on how to create a fun sketchy, painterly style cityscape using MAXON CINEMA 4D. How to create an embossed business card in MAXON CINEMA 4D Need to make some stunningly beautiful 3D business cards? Let Chris Schmidt of Greyscalegorilla show you just how to do that! Chiseled Bevels in CINEMA 4D Ben Watts has a new tutorial that shows how to make a chiseled bevel in CINEMA 4D on a complex letter. Modeling with the Brush Tool in CINEMA 4D + Timelapse Example In this tutorial, Sam Welker shows the Brush Tool in CINEMA 4D R13. Use CINEMA 4D as Poor Man’s Chrono Sculptor Yader (aka Derya Öztürk) explains how to get a ChronoSculpt like workflow in CINEMA 4D. Yader gives a short demo on how you can bring this type of feature into CINEMA 4D using the Rate option on the Matrix Object and the Morph Motion Effect on the Inheritance Object. Posted by Aetuts+

How to make a catalog photoshop mockup tutorial | Psd Tutorials In this tutorial we will look into how to make a photoshop catalog mockup with smart layers to drag and drop your designs. A mockup is ideal to showcase your design whether to present it on your portfolio or for your clients. To make our catalog mock-up we will create the general shape, apply shadows and light effects, and insert smart layers as placeholder for your pages designs. You can download the final result of the catalog mockup here. Step 1: Open a new document in Photoshop using the settings in the screenshot below: Starting with a simple shape we will make the diferent pages of the catalog. Next we need to give the shape a curved page form with the “Convert Point Tool” working on the vector points of the rectangle until getting a shape close to that of the screenshot below: Once we have the desired shape, we make two layer copies of that shape and position them as below (you can create more shapes according to the number of pages and size of the mock-up you want to create) Step 2:

Useful Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended Tutorials Recently, Photoshop CS6 was launched; it’s appreciated among designers and photographers. Photoshop CS6 is bundled with several new features like new dark interface, searchable layers, the powerful blur gallery, camera Raw 7, video editing etc. Here are 10 amazing photo manipulation tutorials that offer excellent tips and tricks for picture-perfect faces. Fortunately, there are already a number of tutorials online that will help you to learn more about CS6. So in this post, I have compiled a collection of very useful Adobe Photoshop CS6 tutorials from around the web. With the help of these Photoshop tutorials you can improve your skills. 1. Create Oil Painting Effect Using Photoshop CS6 2. Iris Blur - Photoshop CS6 Tutorial 3. Playing with Timeline in Photoshop CS6 4. Color Splash Effect in Photoshop CS6 5. Create Tilt Shift Photography 6. Change the Appearance of Photoshop CS6 7. Create Abstract Layered Text Effect 8. Content Aware Move Tool 9. Build a 3D Scene Using Photoshop CS6 10. 11. 12.

21 Advanced Photoshop Tips, Tricks and Tutorials Roundup Even if you are really familiar with Photoshop, you’ll always find ways to master and evolve your skills further. I’ve compiled a ton of Photoshop articles which will give you different tips on how to use and improve your Photoshop skills, as well as teach you some new techniques that you may not know. In this article, you’ll find several simple but effective photo enchancing techniques on topics such as how to choose the best image format for web or how to create croplet for repeatedly image editing process. You can never stop improving your web and graphic design skills, you can always find something new and handy as you’ll see in the following collection. 1. 10 Steps to Improving Your Photoshop Skills Ten useful tips that will improve your Photoshop skills such as subscribing to galleries and forums and reading magazines. 2. 9 Essential Principles for Good Web Design 3. 6 Photoshop Tips and Tricks That You Probably Don’t Know About 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 15. 16. 17. 18. 20. 21.