Using the Spline Shader to Create Text as a Material in Cinema 4D

Spline Shader

In this quick tip I’ll show you how to totally bypass Photoshop and create 2D text materials and apply to 3D objects as textures by using Cinema 4D’s Spline Shader. ¬†Using the Spline Shader you can use text as simply as a 2D resolution independent material, or get creative and use is in the bump or displacement channels of a material to get some embossed or stamped metal looks. The Spline Shader also isn’t limited to just text, you can use any spline shape to create a texture!

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  • Nathaniel

    Thanks!!!

  • mykael

    perfect

  • Sergio Guffstusen

    too bad no Kerning

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