Greyscalegorilla Guide to Cinema 4D R20

Learn how to use new Cinema 4D R20 tools on your next project. With over 12 hours of professional training, you can apply these real-world techniques today!

Are you ready to learn about the new tools and features debuting in Cinema 4D Release 20? The Greyscalegorilla Guide to Cinema 4D R20 is the definitive training series on mastering Fields, Nodes, Volumes, and many other new features in C4D R20.

After watching this series, you’ll be ready to start using these R20 tips and techniques right away!

Greyscalegorilla Guide to R20 - Node Pens

Create this look with Nodes in R20.

Greyscalegorilla Guide to Cinema 4D R20 Features:

  • 12+ hours of training
  • 52 videos
  • 5 chapters
  • 50+ scene files and assets
  • Stream on desktops, tablets, or mobile devices
  • 24/7 access to training and materials
  • GSG Connect Slack access

Meet Your Instructors

The Greyscalegorilla Guide to Cinema 4D R20 features training from four professional Cinema 4D artists.

Matthew O’Neill

Matthew O’Neill, also known as Mash, is a professional Cinema 4D trainer who has hosted countless tutorials and training series over the past 20 years. He started his 3D career working for MAXON in the UK, and has worked as a freelance 3D artist for 15 years.


In addition to the guide through Cinema 4D R20 features and tools, the Greyscalegorilla team will walk through several project-based series.

Join Nick Campbell, Chris Schmidt, and Chad Ashley as they take you through multiple R20 focused projects using Nodes, Multi-Instances, Volumes, and much more.

These are real-world techniques that you can start applying to your own Cinema 4D R20 projects. 

Greyscalegorilla Guide to R20 - Pencils

Create this look with MultiInstances in R20.

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What Will I Learn?

The Greyscalegorilla Guide to Cinema 4D R20 covers Fields, Nodes, Volumes, CAD Imports, Modeling, and other new R20 features divided into five chapters for you to follow along at your own pace.

Chapter 1: Fields

Greyscalegorilla's Guide to Cinema 4D R20 - Minecraft

Learn all about one of the most powerful new features in Cinema 4D. Start with an overview of MoGraph Fields, then dive into advanced controls, splines, and example projects like your own Minecraft world.

Fields are incredibly versatile, and will absolutely change the way you work in Cinema 4D.

This lesson contains nearly 2 hours of training

Chapter 2: Nodes

Greyscalegorilla's Guide to Cinema 4D R20 - Nodes Brick

Cinema 4D R20 introduces an all-new node system, giving you absolute control over your materials. Learn about the system, grouping, assets, uber materials, and some tips on using and managing nodes. Start testing your new knowledge by building a brick wall with Nodes then tagging it with graffiti – textures included.

This lesson contains over 2 hours of training. 

Chapter 3: Volumes

Greyscalegorilla's Guide to Cinema 4D R20 - Volume Honey

Volumes, or OpenVDB, are modeling tools that allow you to easily add or subtract portions of a model. Combine multiple models, and Volumes work as a wonderful animation tool.

Learn about many ways to use Volumes, including building a sink out of basic shapes, and creating a splash of honey.

This lesson contains 2 hours and 15 minutes of training. 

Chapter 4: Other New Features

Greyscalegorilla's Guide to Cinema 4D R20 - CAD Import

Cinema 4D R20 introduces quite a few new tools that can be covered relatively quickly. In these “Small Bits”, you will learn about major changes from R19 to R20, materials, new modeling tools, CAD Imports, and more.

This lesson contains nearly 1 and a half hours of training. 

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Chapter 5: Projects

To properly show you how to use and combine all of these new features, Nick, Chris, and Chad will guide you through a series of projects.

Learn ways to use Multi-Instances, MoGraph tools, Nodes, Fields, and Volumes in everyday projects.

Greyscalegorilla's Guide to Cinema 4D R20 - Killer Title

Follow along with Chris and Chad to create melting titles in the style of horror films with The Ooze and Killer Murder title project.

Greyscalegorilla's Guide to Cinema 4D R20 - Bubbles

Experiment with MoGraph tools, Fields, and Multi-Instances with Nick, producing the always fun shiny spheres and various text objects.

Greyscalegorilla's Guide to Cinema 4D R20 - Nodes Pens

Learn all about nodes with Chad, creating a colorful pen display. Pen model included!

Greyscalegorilla's Guide to Cinema 4D R20 - Water

Watch and learn as Chris takes us through a series of water effects combining many of the new features you’ve now learned.

This lesson contains 7 projects, with 5 hours of guided project-based training. 

How Does This Training Work?

After purchasing Greyscalegorilla’s Guide to Cinema 4D R20, your Customer Account will be immediately updated to include links to the training series and all downloadable assets.

The training series videos are streaming only, and require an internet connection. Log into your Customer Account to gain access to the videos on your desktop, laptop, or mobile devices. Be sure to bookmark the page for easy access from your internet browser.

The training page is broken into 5 lessons for you to stream at your own pace. Each lesson includes scene files and/or assets to follow along. Those downloads are available in your Customer Account underneath Your Products and Training.

The purchase of this series also grants you access to GSG Connect, a dedicated Slack channel where you can interact with thousands of fellow motion designers and 3D artists.

Greyscalegorilla's Guide to Cinema 4D R20 - Mograph

Is This Training Series for Beginners?

The Greyscalegorilla Guide to Cinema 4D R20 is a professional training series that assumes you have a fundamental understanding of Cinema 4D. If you are new to Cinema 4D, we encourage you to start with the Free Intro to Cinema 4D training on our site, then progress into the many Cinema 4D tutorials available.

This course heavily focuses on the new features and tools in R20, and is not a comprehensive guide to every tool in Cinema 4D.

Why Should I Buy This Training?

This entire series was designed for you. Not only is this course designed to be as in-depth as possible, the lessons are laid out to help you advance through the training series as quickly as possible.

Get up to speed with Cinema 4D R20, so you can immediately get back to your own projects. This is professional training for professionals, designed to keep you working without having to take all the downtime to learn a new program on your own. Take your newfound skills, and apply them immediately.

Are You Ready to Join Us?

So, are you ready to master the new features in Cinema 4D R20? Grab a copy and let’s get started. Can’t wait to see you inside!

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Product Details
Release date:2018-09-11
Last updated:2018-09-11
Current version:1.0
Product type:Training Videos
File format:Streaming Videos + .Zip
File size:305MB
Requirements:Cinema 4D R20
Price:$299.00 USD

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