Topics covered include
Cinema 4D, Dynamics, MoGraph, Mograph Module

In this Cinema 4D tutorial, EJ shows a creative workflow for creating dynamic, elastic ribbons using Soft Body Dynamics!  This tutorial is perfect for those who are just learning or well experienced with Dynamics.

You Will Learn:

• Basic Dynamic setups
• Using Soft Body Dynamic Springs to create an elastic ribbon
• Using Friction & Mograph Module to create a conveyer belt effect
• Covering advanced Dynamic settings for more accurate dynamic simulations

Intro to Cinema 4D Soft Body Dynamics Tutorial

Inflate of Deflate Objects Using Soft Body Dynamics in Cinema 4D

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If you have any questions about Using Soft Body Dynamics in Cinema 4D, post them in the comments section!  If you create any cool elastic ribbons using any techniques in this tutorial, be sure to share it with me TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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Cinema 4D, Lighting, Octane, Texturing

Learn how to create a futuristic city using Octane Scatter, as well as how to use Octane environment fog volume to create dramatic haze and clouds!

Tools Used:
Brograph Luminous

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Links Mentioned:
MEGASTRUCTURE
VideoCoPilot Future City Pack

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In this Cinema 4D tutorial, David Ariew will show you how to create a futuristic city using Octane scatter, as well as using Octane’s environment fog and fog volume to get dramatic haze and clouds. You’ll also learn useful lighting and texturing tips and how to create flickering lights and animated clouds. This tutorial is perfect for users learning Otoy Octane for Cinema 4D features!

If you have any questions about Volumetrics and Scatter in Octane, post them in the comments section! If you create anything using this technique, be sure to share it with me on TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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Cinema 4D, Rigging

In this tutorial, EJ will show you how you can easily rig a character using a Rubber Hose style rig in Cinema 4D.  This workflow is perfect for those who are just getting into rigging to learn basic rigging concepts!

You Will Learn:

• How to setup a simple rubber hose style rig using Splines, Spline Wraps, & Point IK
• Basic rigging concepts like IK, Goals, and Poles
• Setting up Rig Controllers
• Rigging Tips & Tricks

Learn how to Model a Rubber Hose Style Character in Cinema 4D

Learn how to Animate a Character Walk Cycle in Cinema 4D

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If you have any questions about the Rubber Hose Style Rigging in Cinema 4D, post them in the comments section!  If you create any cool rubber hose style characters using any techniques in this tutorial, be sure to share it with me TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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Topics covered include
Cel Shader, Cinema 4D, Cinema 4D Lite, Modeling, Sketch & Toon

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how you can easily model popular Rubber Hose style characters inside of Cinema 4D!  Watch my Rubber Hose Style Rigging in Cinema 4D Tutorial!

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Watch my Rubber Hose Style Rigging in Cinema 4D Tutorial!

Topics covered include:

• Using simple parametric objects to create character body
• Using Deformers to deform geometry
• Create cel shading using flat luminance textures & cel shaders
• How to create face details using Spline Objects
• Controlling eye movement with a simple Xpresso rig

If you have any questions about the Creating Rubber Hose Style Characters in Cinema 4D, post them in the comments section!  If you create any cool rubber hose style characters using any techniques in this tutorial, be sure to share it with me TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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Topics covered include
After Effects

In this tutorial, we will dive deep into the Cinema 4D Sketch and Toon Cel Shader and learn how you can create different cartoon render styles and use some simple XPresso to speed up your workflow!

Tools Used:

Wiggle It

Boil It

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Topics covered include:

• Using a combination of Layer Styles to create noise textures
• Creative ways to combine different Layer Styles
• Creating animated noise using displacement and wiggle
• How to easily apply textures to other layers

If you have any questions about Creating Stylized Noise Gradient Textures in Adobe After Effects, post them in the comments section!  If you create any cool noisy animations using any techniques in this tutorial, be sure to share it with me TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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Topics covered include
Cinema 4D, Octane, Rendering, Texturing

In Part 2 of this 2 part tutorial series (watch Part 1), David Ariew shows you how to use Otoy Octane Render’s fantastic Displacement features to make complex greeble style surface geometry in Cinema 4D using 8K displacement maps he created in Illustrator.

Helpful Artists & Links David mentioned:
Robert Sundelin (Blues4D)
fvckrender
TechIt Pack
Beeple

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Topics covered include:

• Using the Displacement feature in Octane Render
• Create complex surface geometry with an 8K Displacement Map
• Useful tips and tricks for using Displacement in Octane Render

If you have any questions about Creating Displacement Map Textures for Cinema 4D, post them in the comments section! If you create anything using this technique, be sure to share it with me on TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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Adobe Illustrator, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Octane, Texturing

In Part 1 of this 2 part tutorial series (watch Part 2), David Ariew dives into Adobe Illustrator and After Effects to demonstrate how to create custom 8K displacement maps to make complex greeble style surface geometry in Cinema 4D using Otoy Octane to recreate this amazing work by Robert Sundelin.

Helpful Artists & Links David mentioned:
Robert Sundelin (Blues4D)
fvckrender
TechIt Pack
Beeple

Want to see more tutorials from David?  Be sure to show him some love, follow him on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and leave some comments in the comments section & let us know about any Octane tutorials you’d like to see in the future!

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Topics covered include:

• Learning about greeble textures
• How greeble textures are used by prominent C4D artists like beeple
• Creating greeble textures quickly and easily inside of Adobe Illustrator
• Creating color maps based off the greeble textures inside of Adobe After Effects

If you have any questions about Creating Displacement Map Textures for Cinema 4D, post them in the comments section! If you create anything using this technique, be sure to share it with me on TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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Cel Shader, Cinema 4D, Lighting, Rendering, Sketch & Toon, Texturing

In this tutorial, we will dive deep into the Cinema 4D Sketch and Toon Cel Shader and learn how you can create different cartoon render styles and use some simple XPresso to speed up your workflow!

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Topics covered include:

• Using the Luminance Channel to create flat shading
• Applying Cel Shader
• Linking Different Cel Shaders via XPresso
• Changing the Cel Shader Gradient for different cartoon styles
• Using Multiple Lights to Control Specular highlights
• Adding Grain Looks to Cel Shading via Noise
• Using Jiggle Deformer to add bouncing movement to hair
• Adding Particle Forces to add movement to hair

If you have any questions about the Sketch and Toon Cel Shader in Cinema 4D, post them in the comments section!  If you create any cool cartoon animations using any techniques in this tutorial, be sure to share it with me TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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In this tutorial, you’ll get an intro to the Mograph Module’s Shader Effector in Cinema 4D and why you should probably never use the Random Effector ever again!

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Topics covered include:

• Differences between Random Effector and the Shader Effector
• The many benefits of using the Shader Effector
• Using Mograph Color Shader to color clones
• Using an image to apply materials to clones
• Using the Loop Period to easily loop noise
• Using Physical Camera to create depth of field blur and Chromatic Abberation
• Adding Glows
If you have any questions about the Mograph Shader Effector in Cinema 4D, post them in the comments section!  If you create any cool HUD elements using this technique, be sure to share it with me on TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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Cinema 4D, Lighting, Octane, Rendering, Texturing

In this tutorial, David Ariew gives a comprehensive overview of Otoy Octane Render for Cinema 4D & provides super helpful workflow tips while breaking down a scene from his Spaceman music video.

Want to see more tutorials from David?  Be sure to show him some love, follow him on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and leave some comments in the comments section & let us know about any Octane tutorials you’d like to see in the future!

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Topics covered include:

• Learning about the inexpensive OctaneVR subscription option
• A brief overview of how Octane Render works inside of Cinema 4D
• Converting non-compatible C4D textures into Octane Shaders
• Covering Blackbody Emissions to allow geometry to emit light
• Overview of the Octane Node Editor to create slick Octane Materials
• Ways to reduce grain showing in your render with Light Sampling Rates
• Overview of Octane Camera controls and Depth of Field
• Using grunge maps from www.poliigon.com

If you have any questions about HDRI Lighting Using Octane Render in Cinema 4D, post them in the comments section! If you create anything using this technique, be sure to share it with me on TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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