Author: lonnie

3D render of factory-like scene with gears, chains and cogs in a dark setting with fiery hot spots in deep perspective created in Cinema 4D. 0

Chain Drive

 [Beginner-Intermediate] [Requires Mograph/Cloner Object/Fracture Object] In this 5 Part Series on creating a Chain Drive, we’ll explore the advantages of creating our rig using Spline and Extrude Objects, giving us greater ease while building...

Realistic closeup 3D render of generic seismograph with wires and lights in perspective created in Cinema 4D with sensor arms printing out jagged red lines on a cylinder of blue-lined graph paper. 0

Seismograph Rig w/Controls/Tex

[Requires Mograph/Cloner Object/Matrix Object] The Seismograph Rig for Cinema 4D is fully textured and ready for animation. Just add lights, camera and action. (Some lights already in scene file!) The Seismograph Rig controls make...

3D render of shiny abstract shape constructed from spheres, toruses, cubes, and capsules in Cinema 4D and lit dramatically with orange and cool gray. 0

GI Rig

[Requires Mograph/Cloner Object/Matrix Object] The GI Rig for Cinema provides an alternative to the native Global Illumination in C4D. With one click, you add fantastic diffuse lighting to your scene. When used for animation,...

Realistic 3D render of bedroom scene at night with window open, large abstract painting above bed, and lit by a single nightstand light with a big orange exercise ball at foot of bed, created in Cinema 4D. 2

Window Rig

[Placeholder Textures]   [Requires Mograph/Cloner Object/Matrix Object] The Window Rig for Cinema 4D allows you to create double-hung Windows in a variety of ways easily for your Architectural Models and renders in Cinema 4D....

3D render of huge octopus and underwater vessel against moody underwater scene created in Cinema 4D. 0

Animate Octopus Tentacles

 [Beginner-Intermediate] [Requires Mograph/Cloner Object, Dynamic Joint IK] In this 4 part series on Rigging and Animating an Octopus Tentacle, we’ll build our first tentacle using a Spline, a Cloner, a Loft Object and a Step Effector...

3D render of dark gray octopus created in Cinema 4D with green colored nulls showing control points on octopus tentacle. 0

Manually Animate An Octopus Tentacle

 [Beginner-Intermediate] [Requires Mograph/Tracer Object, Dynamic Joint IK] If you have followed the previous 4 Tutorials on Rigging and Animating an Octopus Tentacle, then you know how to use Spline Dynamics and the C4D Particle...

3D render of light gray octopus tentacle created in Cinema 4D depicting details of suction cups, bumps, and ridges. 0

Adding Tentacle Detail

 [Beginner-Intermediate] [Requires Mograph/Cloner Object] Once you’ve downloaded the file, Tentacle-Suction-Cups_Start.c4d_, and opened it, you’ll see some crazy geometry in the viewport. That’s what we’ll use to set up our Parallel Camera to create a...

3D wireframe image of piston, connecting rod, and crankshaft in perspective created in Cinema 4D. 0

Simple Animated Piston Setup

 [Beginner-Intermediate] [This Setup Does Not Use Dynamic Connectors] In this Animated Piston tutorial, we’ll explore this amazingly simple setup which uses one Constraint Tag, two Keyframes, and a little bit of simple Xpresso to...