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!

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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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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

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:

• 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!

New to 3D? Watch my FREE Cinema 4D Lite for the 2D Animator series

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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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After Effects, Cinema 4D, Sketch & Toon

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a cool HUD scan line effect inspired by a scene in the live action Ghost in the Shell movie by using Cinema 4D’s Sketch and Toon!

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Topics covered include:

• Covering Sketch & Toon effect basics
• Learning about the Contour Line type
• Using Patterned Lines to create dotted lines
• Covering Sketch Material options to create tech lines
• Using Sketch Style Tags to apply Sketch Materials to individual objects
• Using Material Selection Tags with Sketch Style Tags
• Compositing in After Effects to add Glows, Blurs & Color Correction
If you have any questions about Creating the Ghost in the Shell HUD Effect with Sketch & Toon in Cinema 4D , post them in the comments section! If you create any cool HUD effects using this technique, be sure to share it with me on TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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After Effects, Cinema 4D, Cinema 4D Lite, MoGraph

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create isometric style designs inside of Cinema 4D and After Effects!

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Topics covered include:

• Easily creating a maze using the Maze Generator Website
• Differences between Isometric and Parallel cameras in Cinema 4D
• Creating an Isometric Camera inside of Cinema 4D that is compatible with compositing elements in After Effects using Cineware
• Using Cineware to composite 3D elements with 3D layers in After Effects
• Learning how to create an Isometric Camera completely inside of After Effects
• Using Extruded Shape Layers in After Effects using the Cinema 4D Renderer
• Tip and tricks for creating an animation using an Isometric Camera

If you have any questions about Creating Isometric Animations in Cinema 4D and After Effects, 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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Topics covered include
Cinema 4D, Lighting, Octane, Rendering

In this tutorial David Ariew will break down this scene I made using Physical Renderer in a previous tutorial and demonstrate how it compares to an Octane Render workflow!

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:

• Converting Cinema 4D materials to Octane shaders
• Using HDRI images to light your scene in Octane
• Recreating non-compatible C4D textures using Octane Shaders
• Covering how different HDRI images affect a scene
• Brief overview of Octane render options
• Tips for optimizing your scenes render time

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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After Effects, Cinema 4D, MoGraph, Rendering

In this tutorial you’ll learn a few tips and tricks to help composite Cinema 4D 3D renders into footage using Adobe After Effects!

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Topics covered include:

• Quickly setting up our 3D object in Cinema 4D, matching lighting, camera view of our footage.
• Discussing imperfections you may find in video footage and how to apply those imperfections to your 3D footage
• Color correcting your 3D render to match the colors in your video footage
• Completing a full comp color grade to help unify the 3D render and footage
• Adding vignettes to lead a viewers eye to the hero of the scene

If you have any questions about Tips for Compositing Cinema 4D Renders into Footage in After Effects, 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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