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With a little bit of creativity and some inspiration, Cinema 4D can do wonders. These renders were created during one of our Cinema 4D Advanced Training Courses (follow this link for more info). If you would like to create renders that are similar to the ones below, read on our step by step guide below.. […]

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3D Packaging Design in Cinema 4D

Packaging is one of the most crucial elements, when it comes to visualising and marketing a product. Trying to explain to a potential client how exactly a product will look on the shelf can be tricky at times.

Using Cinema 4D to demonstrate how a product will look is a cost and time-effective way of producing these photo-realistic 3D renders.

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Illustrator’s Rotate Tool can do wonders. It’s such a simple tool to use, yet it helps you create amazing illustrations. Simply put, this tool takes a shape you create and rotates it around a pivot point you determine. Here are a few samples of what you can create with the Rotate Tool in Adobe Illustrator and below is a step-by-step guide for using it.

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How to Use Volumetric Lights in Cinema 4D Properly

Volumetric light (as opposed to “visible light”, which does not interact with polygons) makes almost everything look awesome. Take this simple scene for example. Here we have a simple text object, a floor with some basic materials applied. As they stand, they look a little dull. Add in two volumetric light sources into the mix […]

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When using a complex software, such as AutoCAD, it isn’t uncommon to hit a road block. Oftentimes, we are faced with issues that drive us crazy, especially when our brains “render” (no pun intended) information at slower than normal rates. This usually happens after long working hours and endless cups of coffee.  Here are the four most common […]

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