Animating Text in MoGraph, Part 2/2

Animating Text in MoGraph, Part 2/2

This tutorial for CINEMA 4D shows you how to animate 3D text the easy way using the MoGraph module (required). You can animate text that has been created using fonts installed on your system, or you can animate logos and graphics imported from apps like Adobe Illustrator (.ai or .eps files)

Tip47 Setting HAIR Start Position in CINEMA 4D

Tip47 Setting HAIR Start Position in CINEMA 4D

One of the best things about CINEMA 4D’s HAIR module is that it automatically animates hair for you as your character moves, the wind blows, etc. But before you start cutting and brushing the hair, it’s usually a good idea to let the hair settle down first using the Set As Dynamics command

Blind Creates a Magical 3D World for Bright House Networks

Blind Creates a Magical 3D World for Bright House Networks

Santa Monica-based Blind – http://www.blind.com – used CINEMA 4D to make four TV spots promoting Bright House Networks’ HD digital cable, high-speed Internet and digital phone service bundles for its Orlando, Florida, customers. Using pop-up books and origami for inspiration, Blind created a cast of paper figurines intended to look as if they were made ..

Winter Olympics Vancouver 2010 Intro for SVT

Winter Olympics Vancouver 2010 Intro for SVT

Anders Kjellberg – http://www.dogday-design.com/ – used CINEMA 4D and its MoGraph module for the official intro for the Winter Olympics Vancouver 2010 for Swedish state broadcaster, SVT. “I did all the modeling, texturing, lighting and animation, while Mårten Sahlin did the music, and Leif Sandberg at SVT took care of the timing and editing as ..

Rap Show

Rap Show

Digital artist Barton Damer used CINEMA 4D to design concert visuals for tobyMac’s Winter Wonder Slam tour last fall. Named ‘Digital Artist of the Year’ by Computer Arts magazine in 2009, Damer has also used CINEMA 4D to create digital artwork for musicians like Lil Wayne, Owl City and Wolfmother. The visuals he came up ..

Emmy Goes 3D

Emmy Goes 3D

Scott Bryant, founder of Santa Monica, California-based Steam used CINEMA 4D to design the graphics package for the 2009 Creative Arts Emmy Awards show. It was the first time he’d used 3D for the shows motion and broadcast graphics and the results impressed his client so much he was asked to contribute other things, including ..

Durian Project: First Minute Update – 3/19/10

Durian Project: First Minute Update – 3/19/10

This is the first minute as it currently stands for the Open Movie Project “Sintel”. This sequence was animated entirely by Lee Salvemini. Layout (blocking, cameras, editing) by Colin Levy. Sound by Jan Morgenstern. Sintel model by Angela Guenette, Bandit model by Ben Dansie. Rigs by Nathan Vegdahl! http://durian.blender.org

Tip46 Drawing Multiple Splines in CINEMA 4D

Tip46 Drawing Multiple Splines in CINEMA 4D

When you’re drawing multiple splines, one after the other, it can be a pain to keep reselecting the spline drawing tool for each new spline. Sidestep this chore by enabling the Multi-Draw Splines option in the preferences

3dsMax Monday Movie #73: VRay Displacement

3dsMax Monday Movie #73: VRay Displacement

| http://www.MrBluesummers.com | In this Monday Movie I’ll show you how to set up a basic displacement mapped material in 3dsMax with VRay. It’s surprisingly easy, but can lead to long render times so we’ll also cover how to tighten up the displacement quality to compensate!

Tip45 Rendering Truly Enormous Images in CINEMA 4D

Tip45 Rendering Truly Enormous Images in CINEMA 4D

By default, CINEMA 4D already renders big images – up to 16,000 x 16,000 pixels. But what if you need massive images, bigger than 16,000 pixels square? This is where CINEMA 4D’s tiled camera comes in

Chaos & Evolutions Open Movie Workshop: 03 Alchemy

Chaos & Evolutions Open Movie Workshop: 03 Alchemy

This video is the third from the Open Movie workshop DVD : “Chaos&Evolutions” . “Chaos&Evolutions” covers all aspects to create advanced digital paintings, concept art, character design, creature design, environments, illustrations and model sheets. Seven main tutorial videos are devoted to teach the best tips and tricks about digital sketching, drawing, Alchemy, coloring, painting, finishing ..

Durian Project: Sintel’s Neck Rig

Durian Project: Sintel’s Neck Rig

The neck rig used in Sintel. The deformations in this example are not final by any means. The video demonstrates the control scheme

Tip43 Rendering Regions in CINEMA 4D R11.5

Tip43 Rendering Regions in CINEMA 4D R11.5

Perhaps you already know that you can render regions in CINEMA 4D’s editor using the Interactive Render Region command. Did you know that you can also output the region to the Picture Viewer, for saving and so on? This quick tip shows you how