Greyscalegorilla Podcast Ep. 58: Do the Tools make the Artist?

April 10, 2017 - By 

In this episode, the gang discusses whether or not plugins/tools are needed to make great work. Also, at what point can tools/plugins help or hurt?

We’d love to know your favorite C4D feature or plugin, lets us know below!

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Show Notes

Mac Pro Announcement
Maxon Labs
Joe interviewing Joe
Nick’s First Camera
Moment Lens Company


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”



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