In this video I will demonstrate the process of pulling distortion free UV's with Headus UVLayout using a simple combination of hotkeys like...
"C" - Cut
"W" - Weld
"D" - Drop to UV space
"F" - Flaten
"SHIFT-F" - Bloat then flatten
"enter" - Split Shell
"3" - Checker View
"E" - 3D View
"U" - UV View
"]" - Pack UV Shells
"M" - Move Shell
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Another thank you video for 3000 followers. I show a bit of modelling a bit of shading a bit of lighting and some postwork so basically a bit of everything. I hope you like this one! Big thx again for all of your support, everyone out there!
The "real" 8K version of this rendering can be found here: curse-studio.com/wp-content/uploads/Real8K.jpg @ 7680x4320 (16:9) - 30mb .jpg
Project Files: mediafire.com/download/nx8n2xkrctafaiv/8K_TutorialFiles.rar
Since presenting for MAXON at NAB 2014, I've received a bunch of requests asking me to go further in depth on how I used the Cel Shader in a client spot in my presentation. In this tutorial, I'll show you just that: how to create and apply a cool, stylistic, illustrative 2D look to 3D objects in Cinema 4D. We will achieve this look by using the often overlooked Cel Shader & Spline Shader. Learning how to leverage C4D in your 2D workflow is critical when it comes to saving time creating elements and animating. If you've ever tried to make something look 3D with 2D objects, you know how painstaking it can be to sell the 3D depth using flat layers. I'll also show how you can use the Cel Shader to apply shadows to objects with 100% luminance. One final note, be sure when you render to turn up the Anti-Aliasing settings as well as using a sharper Filter than Animation; such as Cubic (Still Image) or Sync so you have nice crisp edges in your animation to sell the 2D style.
Here's the tutorial I mention in this video that shows you how to use the Cinema 4D Spline Shader to Create Text as a Material:
And here's my MAXON NAB 2014 Presentation where I go over many ways you can use Cinema 4D in a 2D workflow:
Download the scene file and see the full tutorial here:
If you want to learn more about how to use Cinema 4D in your 2D workflow, check out my Mixing 2D & 3D with Cinema 4D & After Effects Lynda.com course where I go over some creative ways to use the tools in C4D for a mainly 2D workflow inside of After Effects:
Daniel Brodesky offers a look at how to make the simplest animations pop using secondary animation, effects and some graph adjustments.
In this tutorial I'll teach a way to create great looking chiseled bevels in Cinema 4D. I chose a complex letter to show how to overcome some issues you may have whilst creating smooth surfaces. After that I'll cover a quick Vray render setup. The free project file is available here: