Having a nice shiny bottle in 3D is something that most 3D Artists play with at one point or..
How to Export Sculpt Layers in BodyPaint 3D
Okay, so you've just spent hours and hours producing intricately detailed models with beautiful..
How to Start Sculpting in BodyPaint 3D
BodyPaint 3D contains some powerful 3D modelling tools, which includes 3D Sculpting. This method..
How to Use HDRI Maps in Cinema 4D
Lighting scenes realistically is one of the biggest challenges for most 3D artists. Using HDRI..
How to Paint a Game Object in BodyPaint 3D
BodyPaint 3D is a really powerful suite of texturing tools that make it so much easier to create..
How Utilising 3D Can Hugely Improve Your Work
New technology can improve the work of even the most talented graphic designer. 3D animation has..
How to Create Realistic Bricks in Cinema 4D
Modelling houses is quite a fun thing to do, spending time getting all those lovely details in,..
What is BodyPaint 3D?
BodyPaint 3D is known for its 3D painting and UV mapping capabilities, but it's actually a..
How to Create Hydraulic Cylinders in Cinema 4D
Within Arm's Reach…
Having run student projects regarding robots for a number of years, a..
How to Create Hair, Fur and Feathers in Cinema 4D
Getting started with Hair in Cinema 4D can be a hair-raising experience... So many options, so..
Is it Time to Update Your Animation Software?
We all know that software updates are important, but sometimes they just seem like one more..
Using the Content Browser in Cinema 4D
So this is just a quick exploration of the Content Browser in Cinema 4D. It holds a whole host..
Cinema 4D R19 Favourite New Features
So with every new version of Cinema 4D comes a variety of different updates, changes and new..
How to Light an Interior in Cinema 4D
Lighting a room scene realistically in 3D software can be daunting. There are render options..
What You Need to Create Award-Winning Animation
Having worked for a 3D software company for over 15 years, I've seen a huge amount of animation...
Why Graphic Designers Should Learn 3D
The design industry is changing at a great pace and more and more companies are looking to use..
5 Points to Remember When Integrating 3D Into Your Workflow
The benefits of using 3D range from widening your skills base to being able to offer clients..
How to Bake Textures in Cinema 4D for Game Engines
So a request that has come in to us via our Facebook page is for us to do a tutorial on baking..
5 Top Animation Software Programs You Should be Aware of
Animation software brings art to life. Textures, movement, perspectives and colours give an..
3D Engineering Visualisation in Cinema 4D by CMG Designs
CMG Designs has been producing some fantastic animations of 3D Engineering machinery for years..
How to Create an Exhibition Stand in Cinema 4D
Something that's come up quite a few times on our video comments is the request to show how to..
Territory Studio Creates Futuristic Cityscape for Ghost in the Shell Using Cinema 4D
Duncan Evans Talks to Territory Studio About Its Work on the Elaborately Designed Future Settings
How to Create an Office Space in Cinema 4D
One thing 3D is particularly useful for is visualising things before they are built. This comes..
Cinema 4D UK and Ireland Reels 2017
Today sees the launch of the new Cinema 4D UK and Ireland reels for 2017. Read on to see..
10 Awesome Animation Blogs You Must Follow
The blogosphere is a great source of material when it comes to ideas, inspiration and..
Cinema 4D Talks At NAB 2017
MAXON USA's stand at NAB 2017 hosted over 20 great talks by 3D artists using Cinema 4D. If you..
How to Model a House in Cinema 4D
One thing we get asked a lot here at MAXON UK is, how to build a house. It’s a difficult..
SolidWorks & Cinema 4D For Beautiful Product Visualisation
With Solidworks creating highly accurate product designs and Cinema 4D creating limitless scene..
What Animation Seminars And Tradeshows Should You Be Attending?
Graphic design is one of those careers that benefits from learning around the subject. The more..
10 Tips For Producing Animations
Creating the perfect animation is about more than just execution or ideas. It's a combination of..
Three-Point Lighting In Cinema 4D
Three-point lighting is a classic technique to light objects in 3D software or in real life. In..
How to Create a Bookcase in Cinema 4D Using Book Generator
Filling up bookcases in your scenes with books doesn't have to be a time-consuming task any..
How to Create a Swimming Pool in Cinema 4D
One of my favourite short projects to teach in Cinema 4D is The Swimming Pool. In about an hour,..
Simple Character Build & Animate Using CMotion in Cinema 4D
In previous tutorials, I have looked at the Character Builder in Cinema 4D, and shown you how..
Secondary Motion with Soft IK in Cinema 4D
One of the most useful principles of animation is that of Secondary Motion. This is the reminder..
How to Create a Seamless White Background in Cinema 4D
One thing I often get asked is how to present models nicely in 3D. Presenting finished models on..
How to Use Automatic Keyframing in Cinema 4D
For those that have watched my tutorial on keyframe interpolation, this is the next step. If you..
5 Great Learning Resources For Cinema 4D
Although Cinema 4D is very intuitive software, learning it still takes time. To help, here are..
How AixSponza Used Cinema 4D To Promote Nike Tech Fleece
At FMX 2017, Aixsponza's Matthias Zabiegly kindly shared how they achieved the stunning..
How to Use Target Cameras in Cinema 4D
Animating a scene is one thing, being able to "film" it is another! One useful trick to have up..
How 2D & 3D Software Complement Each Other
2D software can create some great imagery. So can 3D. But when you combine them, your only..
Cinema 4D QuickStart
Although Cinema 4D is known for being easy to use, it can look a little bit overwhelming when..
How to Texture a House in Cinema 4D
So you've got your building model in Cinema 4D, but it is a single object and you need to..
Cinema 4D Recommended Specs
This is a common topic that we get asked about, and I noticed we don't really have our own..
Cinema 4D For 3D Architectural Visualisation
Cinema 4D is a great choice for 3D architectural visualisation. Whether you need to create..
How To Create 3D Motion Graphics In After Effects
Did you know that if you've got After Effects CC, you've already got access to some seriously..
BodyPaint 3D Open Beta For Cinema 4D R18 Customers
Our BodyPaint 3D software, which is included in all versions of Cinema 4D and as a standalone..
Who's Using Cinema 4D?
First released in 1990, Cinema 4D 3D software has been around for a long time. It's relied on by..
Creating A Temple Ruin Scene With Cinema 4D
I have a particular fascination with history, so the idea of a fallen temple scene easily popped..
Getting Started With Cinema 4D's Character Builder
Character animating is one of the most popular job roles in the animation industry, but before..
An Introduction To Character Animation In Cinema 4D
One of the most sought after jobs in 3D Animation is that of a Character Animator, or Character..
How To Make Fictional User Interfaces (FUI)
Ever wondered how all the futuristic displays that you see in so many movies are made? Well, the..
How to Make Realistic Grass in Cinema 4D
When the grass is greener… Or yellower, or flatter, or spikier, or maybe contains a purple..
How to Make a Disco Ball in Cinema 4D
Shiny disco balls! Creating realistic light bounces can be a bit tricky, and exploring surface..
How to Animate a Bouncing Ball in Cinema 4D
One of the fundamentals of animation is learning how to animate a bouncing ball. In this quick..
Why Cinema 4D Is The Best 3D Animation Software For You
If you're interested in learning 3D animation software, there are a bunch to choose from. They..
How to Adjust Keyframe Interpolation in Cinema 4D
Have you noticed how, when you record an object going from A to B in Cinema 4D, the object..
How to Use the Align To Spline Tag in Cinema 4D
The Align To Spline tag in Cinema 4D is one of those things that once you know what it does, you..
How to Switch Between Cameras in Cinema 4D
In my career as a teacher, one Cinema 4D question that popped up frequently was: "How do you..
How To Add 3D To Your Artwork
Adding 3D effects to your artwork can really make it stand out from the crowd. But how do you do..
Make an Easter Wicker Basket in Cinema 4D
All your eggs in one Basket! Keeping with the Easter theme, in this tutorial you will learn how..
Cinema 4D Balloon fun with EJ at Eyedesyn
Check out this great tutorial from EJ at Eyedesyn where you learn how to make some really nice..
Make a Cracking Easter Egg in Cinema 4D Using Voronoi Fracture
Whilst learning tools and techniques is fun on its own, sometimes it's nice to get stuck in with..
You Need to Add 3D Software - Here's Why
3D is used everywhere nowadays: films, TV, games, architecture, engineering, product design...
Create A Chess Set Using Cinema 4D
If you're just starting out in Cinema 4D, then a great way to learn some of the core concepts is..
Create Underwater Lighting in Cinema 4D
One thing I find that really helps to add atmosphere to your underwater scenes is to recreate..
Create Realistic Waves in Cinema 4D Using HOT4D
You can do some really quick and powerful water simulations in Cinema 4D using the free HOT4D..
Use Video as a Texture in Cinema 4D
One thing I'm often asked how to do in Cinema 4D is how you get video to play on objects like..
Visit Greyscalegorilla To Learn Cinema 4D
Entertaining and informative, this is a must-visit website for any Cinema 4D user. I’ve known..
What Is 3D?
Nowadays, 3D is used in many types of imagery. But what actually is it?
Renting vs Buying Software. Which Is Best?
In recent times, a variety of software manufacturers have changed the way they offer licenses..
Ten Reasons Motion Graphics Designers Are Using 3D
3D software is a popular addition to any motion graphics designer's toolset. Here are ten..
Top 10 Features Of Cinema 4D 3D Animation Software
Cinema 4D has a massive toolset. There are hundreds of tools and thousands of options which..
Learn Cinema 4D And Smile With Rate My Funeral
If you love learning Cinema 4D from watching tutorials then you have to check out Rory Martin at..
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Making A Peculiar Home Seem Inviting
Discover how Roland Lukacsi at Fugitive Studios made the intro to Miss Peregrine's Home for..
SPOV Helps Doctor Strange Live up to his Name
The latest Marvel Studios movie required believable medical elements – made in Cinema 4D - to..
Love Breaking Stuff?
One of my favourite new features of Cinema 4D R18 has to be the Voronoi Fracture tool in..
Painting Practice Using Cinema 4D On Upcoming Watership Down
I recently found out that Painting Practice is heavily involved in the production of a new..
How To Create 3D Text In Cinema 4D
When you're first starting out with 3D software, it can be overwhelming. You can make anything..
Visit Cineversity For Thousands Of Cinema 4D Tutorials
By far the biggest learning resource for Cinema 4D is MAXON USA's Cineversity website...
Must-Have Animation Software For Motion Graphics
The great news for a motion graphics artist is that the general toolset required drops into two..
Mercedes-Benz Brand Values Showcased With 3D Software
Panoply employs a combination of Cinema 4D, Arnold and Houdini to successfully evoke the brand..
Create A Love Wrench Scene Using Cinema 4D
I've always been a fan of the UK digital artist Adam Benton. He's created some cracking images..
The Ultimate Guide to Cinema 4D Versions & Licence Types
Available in an array of licence types and versions, Cinema 4D caters for most budgets and..
A League Of Their Own
Ultra-fast drone racing with Cinema 4D and Octane Render.
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What's New In Cinema 4D R18
Here you'll find movies on the exciting new features packed in Cinema 4D R18. These are just..
Real World Intro To Professional 3D Animation Results
Cinema 4D is well known for being an easy-to-use professional 3D application. But how soon can..
Everybody Walk The Dinosaur
Creating anatomically accurate dinosaur skeletons for a Microsoft Kinect-based exhibit has..
Hitting CG Out Of The Park
T20 cricket is an all-action sport that required an equally energetic promotional campaign, as..
BBC Two: Branding With Character
How Cinema 4D, Cineware and Adobe After Effects enabled Vincent London to create its humorous..
Man Vs Machine: Fusing Creativity With Technology With The Help Of Cinema 4D
Making Science Come Alive
From Rat Race To Dancing Sheep
Discover how Mill+ delivered this jolly three-minute animation for Eviivo's online booking..
Marvels Of Engineering
Cinema 4D Goes Swimming With Monsters
Gtech Vaccum Cleaners Wipe The Floor With Cinema 4D
To show off its new Gtech Multi hand-held vacuum cleaner, Grey Technology turned to Bomper..
A New Look For Bertie Bassett
Bassetts Licorice Allsorts uses Cinema 4D to revamp their mascot - lickety-split!
Diageo Gets Into The Spirit With Cinema 4D
How RPM created a range of 3D spirit bottles indistinguishable from photos.