Speed and flexibility were key when PHM Studios was tasked with creating a series of animations..
Bend it like… er… a Free Form Deformer
To avoid heading into extra time for the biennial alternative football sticker album,..
How to Create Audiovisuals in Cinema 4D Using MoGraph
Have you ever wanted to create your own audiovisuals for your music or someone else's music, or..
3D Facial Animation made easy with Cinema 4D, iPhone X & CV-AR
Cineversity has released an exciting new plugin for Cinema 4D which lets iPhone X users capture..
Cinema 4D Presentations From NAB 2018
Below you'll find over 20 presentations showcasing cutting-edge techniques, tips and tricks for..
Post-Show Report - Splice Festival 2018
As someone who loves 3D animations synched to sound, I was already interested in Splice..
Seven More Short Films Made With Cinema 4D
In April, we took a look at seven of our favourite short films made by small teams or a single..
Cinema 4D MoGraph Tutorial - Create This Abstract MoBubbles Scene
MoGraph has to be my favourite of the Cinema 4D tools. Its creative possibilities are endless..
Cinema 4D Artist Profile: Neil Stubbings
This one-person operation proves that you don't need a massive setup and dozens of staff to make..
How to Use a Car Rig in Cinema 4D
It's great to have a 3D car in your arsenal, but being able to animate it convincingly brings..
Top 5 Upcoming 3D Design Events in the UK in 2018
Fancy a 3D or VFX show this year? Check out what I think look like five of the best 3D design..
How to Create 3D Product Packaging in Cinema 4D With FoldMyDesign
Product packaging visualisation is a big thing in the 3D world. Being able to see what it's..
See Cinema 4D at Splice Audio Visual Performing Arts Festival 2018
One growth area for 3D graphics in recent years is creating exciting visuals for live..
Seven Short Films Made With the Help of Cinema 4D
If you're going to create a short movie that makes use of 3D animation software and you're..
See Cinema 4D in Action at Develop 3D Live 2018
On March 20 2018, the Develop 3D Live show is running at the Warwick Arts Centre in Coventry...
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective 3D Artist Péter Fendrik (Pupi)
Last year, I was doing a Cinema 4D tutorial when I was reminded about one of my favourite 3D..
See Cinema 4D in Action at Vertex 2018
On March 13 2018, there's a brand new event from the makers of 3D Artist and 3D World, which..
Creating Realistic Cinema 4D Materials With Texturemaat
There are many ways to create materials in Cinema 4D and one great option is to use Texturemaat...
How to Create Great 3D Cloth in Cinema 4D
Cloth comes in such a variety of finishes. The way it creases and flows gives limitless ways to..
How to Create and Animate Curtains in Cinema 4D
Cloth is quite a fun and useful part of Cinema 4D, as it allows you to get some lovely..
How to Create a Wine Bottle Product Viz Shot in Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D is being used a great deal for product visualization, like the realistic images below..
How to Create Realistic Product Mock-Ups in Adobe Illustrator Using Cineware for Illustrator
So you've designed your Illustrator artwork for a product. And now you want to send mock-ups to..
Territory Studio used Cinema 4D on Alcon Entertainment's Blade Runner 2049
Some months ago, I was delighted to learn that Territory Studio worked heavily on Alcon..
Impressing at Live Events with Cinema 4D
Nothing beats going to a live event. And we are doing it more and more these days.
Take the UK...
Cinema 4D Training Now Available at MAXON UK
January 2018 sees the launch of our new training centre at the MAXON UK offices in Bedfordshire...
How To Use Cinema 4D's Mograph to Quickly Create Gorgeous Motion Graphics
Cinema 4D's MoGraph tools let you create awesome motion graphics quickly and easily. Check out..
Cinema 4D For 3D Product Visualisation
Cinema 4D is an excellent choice for 3D product visualisation. Whether you need to create..
How to Create a Cartoon Christmas Pud
What Christmas table would be complete without a Christmas Pudding at its heart, dripping with..
How to UV Unwrap a Human using Relax Tools
Anyone who's seen any of my other videos that involve UV Mapping will note that I normally just..
How to Customise Your Layout in Cinema 4D
3D programs can be a bit of labyrinth of buttons, menus and icons to start with. One of..
MAXON UK Cinema 4D Training Day 2017
It's almost time for our Cinema 4D Training Day 2017. Set for Thursday, November 30th in London,..
How to Create a Halloween Pumpkin in Cinema 4D
What Halloween would be complete with out a bit of pumpkin carving? Well, rather than get my..
Professional 3D Software For £40 a Month
Whilst there are budget solutions out there, professional 3D software normally requires an..
How to Model a Character From a Drawing In Cinema 4D
Character Modelling is one of the most fun and sometimes challenging things to get right. You..
Cinema 4D Artist Profile: Sophia Kyriacou
Sophia Kyriacou is a motion graphics artist who's been working with Cinema 4D for nearly 18..
How to Create a Space Colony in Cinema 4D
Create your own stunning ring-shaped space colony in Cinema 4D with this epic, 16-hour tutorial..
Go 3D in Adobe Illustrator for Free
Today, we've made it a whole lot easier for Adobe Illustrator users to get into 3D. And best of..
How to Create a Bottle In Cinema 4D
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..
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..
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 Animation?
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 Animation
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..
Making the Most of 2
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.
Text is not only about writing but can also be used as an expressive medium – which is..
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.