Category: Free Cinema 4D Tutorials

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Computer Key Head

 [Beginner-Intermediate] [Requires Mograph/Cloner Object] In this tutorial, we’ll create this head made from computer keys, by utilizing the UVs and the Mograph Cloner Object. Just so you know, there is absolutely no modeling in...

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Animated Valve Mechanism

 [Beginner-Intermediate] [This Setup Does Not Use Dynamic Connectors] In creating my animation for Nine Ball Champions, I wanted some kind of complex mechanical animation to go along with my chain/gear drives, something that was...

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...

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...