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Creating a Photorealistic Beverage Ad in MODO

by Daniel Couto

In this course you will learn to model, texture, and light a photorealistic liquor bottle, glass, and ice. Software required: MODO, Cinema 4D, and RealFlow.

What you'll learn

The demand these days for photorealistic CGI is exploding. This course, Creating a Photorealistic Beverage Ad in MODO, will show you the ins and outs of creating a stunning, photorealistic liquor bottle image from scratch. First, you'll explore how to create a reference image. Next, you'll start creating the bottle that you'll use throughout this course. Finally, you'll learn how to texture the scene elements, as well as light and render the scene. By the end of this course, you'll be able to create an impressive, photorealistic product in MODO. Software required: MODO, Cinema 4D, and RealFlow.

About the author

Dan Couto is a self-taught photographer and CGI artist who came from the world of film. He has been in business for over 25 years and has worked with clients in New York, L.A., Spain, Hong Kong, India, the U.K. and Germany. He specializes in creating photo-realistic 3D products. Dan is the creator of the Naked in the House television special and the author of the novel Solipsum. He is currently working on a new television series called Combat Model as well as a feature film, Pinball, which will ... more

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