Intro to Mechanical IK Rigging in Cinema 4D

April 4, 2017 - By 

In this tutorial by EJ from Eyedesyn you’ll get an intro intro Mechanical IK rigging and animating in Cinema 4D!

New to 3D? Watch my FREE Cinema 4D Lite for the 2D Animator series

What will I Learn?

In this tutorial you’ll get an intro intro Mechanical IK rigging and adding springy movements to your animation using Constraint Tags in Cinema 4D!

Where can I learn more about IK Rigging?

If you’re new to IK rigging, be sure to check out my Intro to Character IK Rigging tutorial!  Check it out here.

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Greyscalegorilla Podcast Ep. 57: Tips for Working Remotely

April 3, 2017 - By 

In this episode, the group talks all about working remotely. The good, bad, and the lonely bits about working from home. We even manage to work in a few tip/tricks to help make working from home easier.

Have a great working from home tip or story? Share it with us!

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Show Notes

LearnSquared Live Show
Appear in
Google Hangouts
Noise canceling headphones – Bose QC Wired
Surviving Working at Home
Remote Book



Create Wet Roads Using Octane In Cinema 4D

March 28, 2017 - By 

Learn how to create wet roads and streets using mix materials in Octane using Cinema 4D.

What will I Learn?

We are going to jump into C4D and I am going to show you how to use high resolution textures and Octane Mix Materials to make puddles and wet roads.

Why Wet Roads?

They create more interest than a dry road, better contrast in the camera, capture more reflection and well…. they just look cooler.

What We Are Making:



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GSG Podcast Episode: 56 “It’s Almost April, Fools.”

March 27, 2017 - By 

In this episode, the group discusses some of their favorite pranks over the years and gives a few tips in the spirit of April Fools.

Have a great April Fools prank? Hit us in the comments! We are always looking for new material.

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Show Notes

College Humor “Prank War”



Half Rez 2016: Chris Schmidt Makes a Tutorial from the year 2000

March 21, 2017 - By 

Can Chris make a tutorial with a version of Cinema 4D from the year 2000? Watch this presentation from Half Rez 2016 where Chris shows how far C4D has come in 16 years.

Learn more about more Cinema 4D Training from Greyscalegorilla.

Check here soon to learn about next Half Rez in Chicago!

Question of the day: What version of C4D did you start with?

More about this video.
Watch Chris do a presentation during Half Rez 2016 in Cinema 4D R6XL. This version of C4D is from the year 2000 and it’s amazing to see how far we have come.


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