“In this two part tutorial series, Chris and Nick show you how to build, light and animate this tasty scene from scratch. First, by modeling and texturing a Cheez-It, then by lighting and animating the scene. Follow along with us to create this Cinema 4D animation.”
Beautiful bevels in Cinema 4D & Cineware. Infinite options.
Take your 3D text to the next level with this all-in-one bevel toolkit.
Text Edge Pro is a must have tool for anyone who works with 3D type or logos inside of Cinema 4D. This is a preset that creates brilliant looking text and logos super fast, perfect for broadcast, movie trailers, print, or any workflow that requires creating beautiful 3D text. With it you can add custom outer, inner bevels, and edges to any text that goes above and beyond the stock bevel options in C4D. The best part? It’s non-destructive! What does that mean? Develop your text bevel look and you easily edit it, change the font or text just like you would with the MoText object while keeping the bevel intact making iteration a breeze! Along with applying bevels on your type, you can also put…
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From Hello Luxx
This free camera rig for Cinema4D is a really handy little setup with which you can quickly and easily create some nice orbiting moves around your objects using very few animation tracks.
The hierarchy of nulls allows you to control the heading, pitch and bank around the pivot point and also from the camera axis, independent of each other. There is also control for the z-depth position of the camera so you can easily push in and pull out as you rotate around.
Download the rig at helloluxx.com
Check out this video Nick Campbell of Greyscalegorilla just posted from NAB 2013, announcing the new 3D pipeline between Adobe After Effects and Maxon Cinema 4D. The new version of After Effects, After Effects CC (Creative Cloud), will be released in June 2013, featuring C4D Lite built in for free.
From Maxon, “With MAXON CINEWARE in the new After Effects your compositing workflow will be catapulted into a new dimension. Import native CINEMA 4D scenes as assets in After Effects and utilize CINEMA 4D’s powerful multi-pass workflow as layers to achieve your vision. Update the CINEMA 4D scene at any time and you’ll instantly see the results inside After Effects. There’s no need to wait for long renders or manage intermediate files because the CINEMA 4D render engine is built right in After Effects. Your 3D workflow has never been easier.”