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Fundamentals of Lighting in Cinema 4D

by Nejc Kilar

Lighting is an art form with which you can substantially improve your renders. In this course, you'll learn the very basics of lighting as well as how to use the lighting tools available in Cinema 4D to light two practical examples. Software required: Cinema 4D.

What you'll learn

This course focuses on beginners that are just getting started with Cinema 4D and want to start working with lights. First, you'll learn about how real life lighting definitions translate into the ones in Cinema 4D. After that, you will create your first light and your first Global Illumination pass. By the end of the course, you'll have enough knowledge to tackle lighting two different scenes. Software required: Cinema 4D.

About the author

Nejc is a 3D Artist currently working as a freelancer mainly in the field of architectural and product visualization. His interest for 3D graphics peaked while he was professionaly indulged into E-sports, playing for teams like m!A and Intense gaming. Later on he enrolled in one of Slovenia's Computer Science schools and became a Visual Communications graduate. His working experience include working both as a freelancer and a full-time studio employee. His own 3D rendering company was founded in... more

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