1. In this quick tip I'll show you how to totally bypass Photoshop and create 2D text materials and apply to 3D objects as textures by using Cinema 4D's Spline Shader. Using the Spline Shader you can use text as simply as a 2D resolution independent material, or get creative and use is in the bump or displacement channels of a material to get some embossed or stamped metal looks. The Spline Shader also isn't limited to just text, you can use any spline shape to create a texture!

    Here's a tutorial where I show you how to create this Illustrative 2D look using C4D's Cel Shader:
    eyedesyn.com/2014/05/23/creating-an-illustrative-2d-style-with-3d-objects-in-cinema-4d/

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  2. Most non-photorealistic rendering solutions tend to involve brilliant but unwieldy new technologies,
    such as volume-based rendering engines or complex image analysis. Similar results can often be achieved
    using simpler methods and non-proprietary toolsets, even toolsets designed with other effects in mind.
    Our studio has been experimenting with ways to achieve a hand-painted look with basic tools that are
    common to most 3D applications, in this case Lightwave.

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  3. More Info: creativedojo.net/x-particles-cinema-4ds-powerful-particle-system/

    In this episode of DojoTV, we'll talk about getting started with X-Particles, the end of After Effects' raytracing 3D engine, new tutorials, and much more.

    Links:
    X-Particles Homepage: x-particles.com/

    X-Particles Tutorial Extravaganza by Toolfarm: toolfarm.com/blog/entry/tutorial_tuesday_x_particles_x_travaganza

    After Effects’ 3D Future by Motionworks: motionworks.net/after-effects-3d-future/

    Universe v1.1 Update by Red Giant: redgiant.com/blog/2014/06/24/universe-1-1/

    MotionLeague’s Mochat: motionleague.com/

    Modeling a Shopping Cart in C4D by Mograph Candy: mographcandy.com/blog/2013/cinema4d-tutorial-shopping-cart-model

    Instant Molecules with X-Particles by helloluxx: helloluxx.com/tutorials/instant-molecules-x-particles/

    Semi-Permanent Sydney 2014 Titles by MK12: vimeo.com/96133136

    Semi-Permanent Interview & BTS: artofthetitle.com/title/semi-permanent-sydney-2014/

    Special thanks to Mike Batchelor for letting me use his X-Particles renders: slouchcorp.com/

    Website: creativedojo.net
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    If you have any questions or feedback, leave them down below in the comments!

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  4. More info: creativedojo.net/tutorial/polygon-subdivision-cinema-4d/

    In this tutorial, we'll explore one of the basic features of Cinema 4D that will help you when modeling or exporting your model for After Effects: Subdivide. We'll go over how Trapcode Form and Plexus render points and how subdividing your polygons can give you more control when working.

    Special thanks to our friendly sponsors from Squarespace. For a free trial and 10% off, visit squarespace.com/dojo and use the promo code: dojo1

    Website: creativedojo.net
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    If you have any questions or feedback, leave them down below in the comments!

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    In this tutorial we will look at using reference to enhance the believability of our origami models and also how to tackle this process by using a procedural radial mirroring technique. Which includes:

    >> Modelling a radial section
    >> Cloning all of the pieces radially to form the correct model
    >> Using the connect object to weld all of the points on the model
    >> Then all of this is connected into a subdivision surface object

    In this tutorial I am not concerned too much about achieving perfect topology, this its more about an insight into the creative process, workflow and problem solving issues with the model.

    Follow me on Twitter: twitter.com/creativ_motion

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