Cinema 4D Beginners Guide
2012 | ISBN-10: 1849692149 | 274 pages | PDF | 12.86 MB
Model, animate, and render like a Pro!
Step-by-step instructions on modeling, texturing, lighting & rendering a photorealistic 3D interior scene
Dynamic animations using MoGraph
Node-based programming to link parameters using XPresso
Stylized rendering with Sketch & Toon
A straightforward, conversational style suited to beginners
3D animation offers a versatile way to bring ideas to life. With this guide, youll learn how to take your vision and turn it into beautiful images
With "Cinema 4D", you can quickly and easily bring your visions to life. This beginners guide will walk you through creating and animating a 3D scene, with tips and techniques for everything from photorealistic rendering to motion graphics.
"Cinema 4D" enables everyone from professionals to hobbyists to create stunning 3D animations. This book will walk you through all the steps of creating an interior flythrough of an office: creating a 3D structure, adding materials and lighting, animating, and rendering. Then, youll explore additional features through a series of mini projects: creating motion graphics, exporting a stylized non-realistic image, adding hair and creating cloth. Youll learn how to connect pieces that all work together by exploring node-based programming in Xpresso, then wrap everything up with an introduction to compositing in Adobe After Effects.
What you will learn from this book
An overview of 3D animation on a linear timeline
3D Animation on a linear timeline
Motion Graphics with Mograph toolset
Basic Xpresso programming
Integrating 3D scenes with Adobe After Effects
Adding realism to scenes with hair and cloth
Exporting scenes to Adobe After Effects for external compositing