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

In this Cinema 4D tutorial, I share how you can create stylized 2D wood textures for use in 3D or After Effects!

You Will Learn:

• How to use the Cinema 4D Wood Shader
• Using the Cel Shader to create 2D shading on your 3D wood objects
• Adding grain via the cel shader Use Bump option

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

Cinema 4D Cel Shader Tutorial Playlist

Cinema 4D Stylized Cel Shader Grain Tutorial

If you have any questions about creating 2D wood textures in Cinema 4D, post them in the comments section!  If you created any cool wood renders using this workflow, 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 this Cinema 4D tutorial, I show you how you can create plastic vinyl toy textures as well as how to then light and render your vinyl toys realistically using Octane Render.

You Will Learn:

• How to create a plastic vinyl toy texture using Octane Glossy Textures
• Lighting our scene with soft box Area Lights to add nice reflections
• Using grunge maps and bump channel for added realism

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

If you have any questions about creating plastic vinyl textures in Cinema 4D using Octane Render, post them in the comments section!  If you created any cool vinyl toy renders using this workflow, 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, Cinema 4D Lite, Lighting, Rendering, Texturing

In this Cinema 4D tutorial, I show you how you can create plastic vinyl toy textures as well as how to then light and render your vinyl toys realistically.

You Will Learn:

• How to create a plastic vinyl toy texture utilizing the Reflectance Channel
• Lighting our scene with soft box lights to add nice reflections
• Using Global Illumination and Ambient Occlusion for added realism

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

If you have any questions about creating plastic vinyl textures in Cinema 4D, post them in the comments section!  If you created any cool vinyl toy renders using this workflow, be sure to share it with me TwitterInstagram, Facebook, or in the Comments!  Thanks for watching!

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Learn how to utilize Octane Scatter to create abstract topographic renders inside of Cinema 4D!

Helpful Links David mentioned:
Maps: https://www.tfmstyle.com/retina-pack

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!

Want more Octane Tutorials? Watch our Octane Tutorial Youtube Playlist!

What You’ll Learn in This Video:

In this Cinema 4D Octane Render tutorial, David Ariew will show you how to create beautiful abstract topographic renders using scatter, as well as how to use adaptive sampling to dramatically speed up your renders, and how to create anamorphic bokeh for a cinematic look.

If you have any questions about Motion Blur 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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Topics covered include
Cinema 4D, Deformers, Dynamics, Rigging

In this Cinema 4D tutorial, I’ll walk you through the Cinema 4D Mesh Deformer and how you can use it to speed up your Soft Body Dynamic simulations by using a low poly cage to drive it as well as other handy workflow uses including rigging!

You Will Learn:

• What the Mesh Deformer is
• How to build low poly cages
• Using Polygon Reduction to create a quick cage
• Multiple uses of Mesh Deformer for Soft Body Dynamic and Rigging workflows

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

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

Intro to Soft Body Dynamics in Cinema 4D

If you have any questions about the Mesh Deformer, post them in the comments section!  If you created any thing cool using this Mesh Deformer workflow, 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, Rendering

Learn all about Cinema 4D R19 ProRender, the brand new Open CL based GPU rendering solution built into C4D R19, discover it’s strengths and weaknesses and if it’s right for you!

You Will Learn:

• What ProRender is
• GPU Renderer basics
• Physically based lighting and rendering
• Overview of all the ProRender render settings

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

Watch David Ariew’s 2017 Siggraph Presentation on Digital Cinematography

Learn How to Use an Object as a Light Source in Cinema 4D

If you have any questions about Cinema 4D R19’s new ProRender, post them in the comments section!  If you created any thing cool using ProRender, 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, Modeling

In this Cinema 4D tutorial, EJ teaches you all about the powerful and versatile Cinema 4D Correction Deformer and the many ways you can use it to improve and speed up your workflow in Cinema 4D!

You Will Learn:

• Correction Deformer basics
• Using Correction Deformer for Polygon Selections
• Edge to Spline
• Using Point Cache tag for caching Deformers, Cloner Animation & Dynamics

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

If you have any questions about the Correction Deformer in Cinema 4D, post them in the comments section!  If you create any thing cool using any of the 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

Yet again, Siggraph was an amazing experience full of outstanding presenters at the MAXON booth on the show floor this year.   There was a lot of knowledge being shared, so if you missed any of the presentations, keep checking this page!  I’ll be posting the rewind videos as they are released via the kind folks at Cineversity.com!  Enjoy!


Round 1

EJ Hassenfratz

Siggraph 2017 Rewind – EJ Hassenfratz: Essential Character Rigging and Animation Workflows in C4D from Cineversity.

 

Eric Smit

Siggraph 2017 Rewind – Eric Nicolas Smit: Fracturing in Cinema 4D from Cineversity.

 

Steve Teeple

Siggraph 2017 Rewind – Steve Teeple: VR and Character Animation Workflow in C4D from Cineversity.

 

Mitch Myers

Siggraph 2017 Rewind – Mitch Meyers: Creating C4D Cinematic Scenes with Volumetrics from Cineversity.


Stay tuned for Round 2!

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Topics covered include
Cinema 4D, Octane

Learn how to apply motion blur in Cinema 4D using Octane Render, as well as several scenarios where motion blur will break and how to fix it.

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!

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

What You’ll Learn in This Video:

In this quick tip for Cinema 4D and Octane Render, David Ariew will show you his standard settings for motion blur in Octane, as well as what to do when motion blur errors or stops working entirely. This tutorial will show how to use transform, transform/vertex modes, and vertex speed modes, and setups include motion blur for character deformations, objects parented to the camera, and motion blur for fluid sims.

If you have any questions about Motion Blur 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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