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Beginner's Guide to CINEMA 4D

by Justin Marshall

In this collection of CINEMA 4D tutorials, we will get a broad overview of CINEMA 4D. Software required: CINEMA 4D R12 and up.

What you'll learn

The Beginner's Guide to CINEMA 4D is a fundamental learning series, you will get an introductory look into CINEMA 4D so you can learn essential terms and definitions and build a solid foundation as you move forward. We will start off by covering the basics of the application interface. We will then take a look at a variety of ways to work with objects in CINEMA 4D. After that, you will learn about adding materials, creating animation, and using MoGraph. And to wrap up, we will take a quick look at BodyPaint 3D and rendering in CINEMA 4D. This series of step-by-step videos was developed with artists new to CINEMA 4D in mind so we will be moving at a steady, easy-to-follow pace making sure you understand terms and basic techniques. Learn more about Understanding a 3D Production Pipeline in a free article. Software required: CINEMA 4D R12 and up.

About the author

Justin thrives as a lead modeling author at Pluralsight. Growing up, Justin found a deep interest for the computer graphics industry after watching movies like Jurassic Park, Toy Story, and The Abyss. His ambition would lead him to work at Sony Imageworks in Los Angeles on movies like Monster House and Surf's Up. Justin has also had numerous articles, tutorials, and images published in 3D World and 3D Artist. As an author, Justin enjoys collaborating with fellow authors, especially on project... more

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