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Learn Maxon Cinema 4d and become animator and motion graphic designer today.

Cinema 4D Introduction To Advanced Training Course

£ 290

Why Learn Cinema 4D?
Course Duration:
40 hours of personalized training.

Approach: Receive individualized attention, custom content, and flexible scheduling in our 1-on-1 sessions.

Schedule: Book your preferred time slot Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 7 pm, for a tailored training experience.

Our Cinema 4D
courses are perfect for anyone aiming to elevate their 3D and animation skills. They are an invaluable resource for deepening your understanding of animation, production, and 3D design.

Why learn Cinema 4D?
Maxon Cinema 4D is a powerful 3D motion graphics software designed to create sophisticated and detailed 3D graphics and animations. It is widely used in various fields including interior, architectural, jewelry, product, graphic, film, and video design.

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Introduction to Cinema 4D

  • Overview of Cinema 4D’s user interface

  • Understanding 3D workflows and concepts

  • Navigating in 3D space

  • Using navigation tools and keyboard shortcuts

  • Configuring project settings

  • Optimizing preferences to enhance workflow efficiency

Creating 3D Models

  • Working with parametric objects and primitives

  • Exploring object features through the Attributes Manager

  • Naming, hiding, disabling, and coloring 3D objects

  • Creating 3D text

Coordinate Manager

  • Understanding units in Cinema 4D

  • Managing position, rotation, and scale values

  • Using the Move, Scale, and Rotate tools with shortcuts

  • Differentiating between size and scale

Understanding Object Hierarchies

  • Establishing parent/child relationships between 3D objects

  • Using one object to drive another’s properties

  • Key considerations when using parenting functions

  • Grouping objects with Null Objects

Working with Editable Objects

  • Converting parametric objects to editable ones

  • Selecting polygons, edges, and points

  • Using the Cut command to add segments

  • Understanding the impact of segments on 3D models

  • Adding detail with the Extrude and Inset tools

Working with Splines

  • Introduction to splines in Cinema 4D

  • Using parametric and text splines

  • Converting parametric splines to editable splines

  • Creating custom splines with the Pen and Pencil tools

  • Editing and smoothing splines

Generator Objects

  • Using generators to render splines

  • Working with the Extrude Object

  • Understanding Sweep, Loft, and Lathe objects

  • Creating complex models with generators

  • Making 3D cutouts with the Boole Object

Working with Deformers

  • Understanding deformers

  • Applying deformers to models

  • Using multiple deformers simultaneously

  • Bending, twisting, stretching, bulging, and tapering models

  • Resetting and removing deformers

Introduction to Lights

  • Importance of understanding lighting in Cinema 4D

  • Differences between Cinema 4D lights and real-life lights

  • Setting up a basic 3-point light configuration

  • Using spot, area, and omni lights

  • Managing shadow types and quality

Creating and Applying Materials

  • Introduction to materials

  • Creating and applying materials to objects

  • Exploring material channels

  • Changing an object’s base color

  • Adding reflective properties

  • Making objects transparent

Introduction to Animation

  • Basics of animation in Cinema 4D

  • Creating and previewing animations

  • Animating position, rotation, and scale

  • Using keyframes and navigating the timeline

  • Refining animation timing with the Dope Sheet

Working with Cameras

  • Introduction to cameras in Cinema 4D

  • Creating cameras from custom views

  • Editing camera settings

  • Using multiple cameras

  • Animating cameras for flythroughs and walkthroughs

  • Rendering camera views

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