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Intro to Cinema 4D

Introduction to Cinema 4D

Start Learning Cinema 4D

Adding 3D to your workflow has never been easier than today. We created this tutorial series to introduce you to the power of Cinema 4D and to get you comfortable with these fun tools. So, grab a coffee and start learning C4D today.

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Build a Real Project

Yep. You will learn how to build this mine cart tunnel animation at the end of this training series. Learn how to light, model, animate, add dynamics, and render all of this from scratch. Using a real project to learn software is way more fun anyway.

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Meet Your Teachers

Chris Schmidt

Chris Schmidt

Chris has been using Cinema 4D since 2002 and has helped bring Greyscalegorilla plugins from concept to console. This guy will power you through the modeling and animation of a rad mine cart scene and provide you with the fundamentals of how to use Cinema 4D to create great work.

Nick Campbell

Nick Campbell

Nick is the founder of Greyscalegorilla. He creates fun tutorials with a focus on Motion Design and helps build tools and plugins to help 3D animators make great looking stuff.

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Lessons

introduction

Intro Part 1: A Simple 3D Animation from Start to Finish

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navigation

Intro Part 2: Moving Around and Affecting Objects

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hierarchy

Intro Part 4: Building Hierarchies and Adding Tags

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splines

Intro Part 10: Modeling with Splines and Nurbs

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Project Videos

Project Part 1: Modeling and Texturing the Mineshaft

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Project Part 2: Modeling and Texturing the Mine Cart

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Project Part 4: Modeling the Dynamite and Fuse

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Project Part 5: Making a Keep Out Sign and Filling the Cart with Rocks

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Project Part 6: Putting all the Pieces Together

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Project Part 8: Adding Dust to the Explosion

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Project Part 9: Adding Dynamics and More Lighting

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Project Part 10: Adding in Insects and Tweaking the Scene

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Project Part 11: Lighting Tweaks and Rendering Settings

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Project Part 12: Final Compositing and VFX in After Effects

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