Cinema 4d Articles
December 15, 2006 12:00 am
Lacking a way to make realistic looking stones I set out one afternoon to perfect a method to make them using my favorite 3d program cinema 4d...
- CINEMA 4D ART
THE PHAROS OF ALEXANDRIA Rebuild one of the Seven Wonders of the World "the Pharos of Alexandria" With over $1700 in prizes, how can you not play!
- Vote For
March's Artist Of The Month!
Cast your vote for the Artist of the Month for March 2003!
This tutorial focuses on relatively simple techniques that will serve to dramatically improve the lighting in many of your scenes. Suitable for: 2D Graphics, 3DS MAX, AMAPI 3D, Bryce, Carrara / Raydream, Cinema 4D, JASC Paint Shop Pro, LightWave, Maya, Poser, Rhino 3D, Strata 3D, TrueSpace, Wings 3D, Z Brush.
- Vote For
February 2004's Artist Of The Month!
Cast your vote for our Artist of the Month for February 2004!
- Vote For July
03's Artist Of The Month
Cast your vote for the Artist of the Month for July 2003!
- Bio: Paul
Babb, President & CEO, Maxon
- Vote For April
2005's Artist of the Month
Cast your vote for your favorite Gallery Artist of the Month for April 2005! This month we highlight the Cinema 4D Artists. The winner will be interviewed and highlighted on the front page for the month of April.
- "Spring Fever"
What would you buy if you had a $1,000 to spend in the Renderosity MarketPlace? During the "Spring Fever" contest, many of us pondered this alluring question. Find out what the winner selected, and get to know Andreas Heindl [Amor], the person behind the First Place image.
- Vote For
April 2006 Artist Of the Month
Cast your vote for your favorite Gallery Artist Of The Month [AOM] for April 2006! April's AOM will highlight an artist from the Cinema 4D/ Rhino 3D Galleries. The AOM will be interviewed and highlighted on the Front Page for the month of April.
Learn about our new "Communities" section, including what's launching and what's coming down the road...
- CINEMA 4D
Turns Slammers Brand drinks into Comic Heroes
You may know that CINEMA 4D was used to great effect in Marvel Comics based movies, such as Spiderman, and Daredevil. You might be interested to discover that it was instrumental in bringing real products to the market based on those movies.
- The Paula
Sanders Report: Review of Maxon's HAIR module
"It is a day to celebrate for owners of Cinema 4D R9.5 who want to create hair, fur, feathers, and even blades of grass." Join Paula this week as she shows how this new Cinema 4D module can have you creating HAIR with ease!
- 10,000 Free
Our community has achieved another major accomplishment. We now have 10,000 Free Stuff Items available at Renderosity! Come join in the fun!
- April 2005 AOM
Congratulations to vbarreto for being awarded Renderosity's AOM [Artist Of the Month] for April, 2005. We invite you to visit vbarreto's gallery and to read his AOM interview ...
- The Paula
Sanders Report: Greenbriar Studio's CR2 Loader and Morph Tools for
Cinema 4D 9
This week, Paula shows her findings while working with the CR2 Loader, Morph Tools, and Conformer Software for Cinema 4D 9. Read on to find out more on loading Poser figures into Cinema 4D, through this well-illustrated presentation.
- April 2006
AOM - Matthieu
Congratulations to Matthieu [Matthieu Roussel] for being awarded Renderosity's AOM [Artist Of the Month] for April 2006. Be sure to check out the interview, and get to know Matthieu!
- Carles_P, July
'02 Artist of the Month!
Im a graphic artist, Who has been immersed in art and music since childhood. I started my art career using the traditional classic tools, Pen and Pencil on paper and progressively moving to Oil on Canvas.
- March 2006
Congratulations to ExprssnImg for being Renderosity's MOM [Merchant Of the Month] for March, 2006. We invite you to read his MOM interview...
- Taking the
Fright out of Animating Monster House
"Halloween came early this year with the release of hit CG animated film Monster House from Columbia Pictures. Now out on DVD in time to spook trick or treaters anew, this movie engages its audience with a scary, funny, sad tale of three kids who must battle a living, breathing ramshackle house determined to eat everything that comes within its reach."
- Riddle of the
Sphinx II: The Omega Stone - Creating History and Adventure with
An interview with the creators of the award-winning game, "Riddle of the Sphinx". Explore the adventure and the challenges that presented themselves while creating the exciting sequel, "Riddle of the Sphinx II: The Omega Stone"!
Texturing And Rigging A Republic P47 - Part 1
Over the next few weeks, guest columnist Anders Lejczak [bazze] shares his Cinema 4D expertise with the Renderosity community. Anders combines his passion for airplanes and his talent as a CG Modeler to bring you this outstanding tutorial series: Modeling, Texturing and Rigging a Republic P47. Part 1: Creating A Reference Setup!
- The Roller
Derby Lives On
"Mark Woollen's documentary "Jam" captures the fading world of the Roller Derby. Greg Brotherton, Art Director for the film, talks about the process of designing the movie poster, and about the visual effects his team created for the film."
- Paula Sanders
Report - Review - Maxon BodyPaint 3D Release 2.5
Paula Sanders Report: This week Paula reviews Maxon's amazing Bodypaint 3D Release 2.5. Check out the new features in this release, with UV tools that could increase your workflow. product review by Paula Sanders - Sr. Staff Writer
Basketball Goes Uber-3D
In the production of commercials and other types of advertising, there are often short deadlines to meet especially when a client makes a change at the last moment. In order to compete, companies must be fast on their feet. See how one small company has turned on the heat.
- Linkinpark ~
July's Artist Of The Month
Congratulations to linkinpark for being voted July's Artist of the Month! Click here to read his interview...
"A meteor plummets to Earth in the remote southern wilderness..."Read on, as Will gives us the inside scoop on the use of Cinema 4D, and a created plug-in, for the film Night Feeders, through this insightful interview with plug-in developer Daniel "Cactus Dan" Libisch, and Synthetic Fur Productions president, Tony Elwood.
Paint Attacks - The Making Of A Movie
In space, the simplest things can kill you the movie tag line sets the stage for the Sci Fi adventure A Can Of Paint [screenplay adapted from a short story by A.E. van Vogt]. Guest columnist, Darlisa Riggs, gives us a behind the scenes look into how Maxons CINEMA 4D created the films visual magic!
- Talking with
Most graphics instruction books focus on the nuts and bolts of the applications they feature, and tend to fall short when it comes to creative inspiration. Anne Powers takes a different approach, in many ways more akin to arts-and-crafts guides than technical manuals.
Mapping in: The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion, the Witch & the
Ivo Horvat has been a matte painter for Sony Pictures Imageworks for over a decade. In that time he has worked on every type of film, from special-effects extravaganzas like Starship Troopers, Spider-Man, and The Polar Express, to true-to-life dramas like Seabiscuit and The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio. Another to showcase his talents is The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
- SIGGRAPH 2005
The Excellent SIGGRAPH Adventures of Lil and Jen Tuesday
CINEMA 4D R9.5 XL Bundle
Paula Sanders reports on Maxons new CINEMA 4D R9.5 XL Bundle. As always, Paula explores the major new additions, as well as reviewing the minor ones that increase CINEMA 4Ds workflow and functionality. Just in time for the holiday giving season, or if you are considering giving yourself the gift of an upgrade.
- Vote for
Each month the Renderosity community votes on The Renderosity Artist Of The Month [AOM] ... December's AOM will be an artist from those galleries not previously listed.
Natures Building Blocks
What do Nanoscientists, MAXONs CINEMA 4D, and childrens toys have in common? Guest Columnist Marsha Carlson explains the connection in her intriguing article about the new-age science toy sensation Qubits.
Greets - The Orange County Choppers
What do tales of mysterious giants roaming the green hillsides of England and Scotland have to do with live action, computer graphics and American Choppers, one of the most popular shows appearing on the Discovery Channel? Find out in this adventerous article by guest columnist Kathie Berry.
Texturing And Rigging A Republic P47 - Part 3: Modeling
Lejczak [bazze] shares his Cinema 4D expertise with the Renderosity community. Anders combines his passion for airplanes and his talent as a CG Modeler to bring you this outstanding tutorial series: Modeling, Texturing and Rigging a Republic P47. This week, Part 3: Modeling Continued!
- July 2002
Artist of the Month Carles_P
Congratulations to Carles_P, July's Artist of the Month! Stay tuned for the Interview!
- Jean-Claude ~
February's Artist Of The Month!
Congratulations to Jean-Claude for being voted February's Artist of the Month! Read on for our interview with Jean-Claude...
- Long-time TV
Director Showcases C4Ds Power
After nearly a decade of television music-video and live-concert directing, Emmy nominee Jay Dubin discovered the power of C4D after the seed of experimental curiousity had been planted.
- Review Maxon's
Cinema 4D XL R8
Paula presents her incredibly in-depth review of Cinema 4D XL R8: "Ever since I saw the demonstration of Cinema 4D XL R8 at Siggraph 2002 this summer, I wanted to review it. I was very impressed with not only the new features but the simplification of many of the procedures, especially the look of the Attribute Manager."
- Squidinc --
March's 2003 Artist Of The Month!
Congratulations to squidinc for being voted March's Artist of the Month! Read his interview and leave a comment...
- MAXON's CINEMA
4D Assists in Brain Surgery
Dan Ginavan has come a long way since he made his first animation with Legos and his father's 8mm camera. Now working at the University of Kansas Medical Center, find out what advancements he is making with 3D art in the medical field.
- pretty3d June
'04 Merchant of the Month!
Congratulations to pretty3d, for being the June'04 Merchant Of The Month! (Interview Now Available!!)
Reaches 1 Million Gallery Images
Renderosity Art Community Reaches 1 Million Gallery Images
December '04 Merchant of the Month!
Congratulations to Lisbeth, for being the December '04 Merchant Of The Month! (Interview now available!)
Universal site uses 3D to immerse viewers
Design Reactor, a Northern California design studio, restores the meaning to the term interactivity with it's creation of The Bourne Supremacy website.
Magazine ~ Issue 1 Recap
Check out the remaining items we haven't covered in our Issue 1 magazine excerpts...
Undergoes "Extreme Makeover"
Nashville, TN - May 27, 2004 - Renderosity, the largest digital content brokers on the Internet, announces the major transformation of the Renderosity MarketPlace and Renderosity Magazine.
Texturing And Rigging A Republic P47 - Part 2: Modeling
Over the next few weeks, guest columnist Anders Lejczak [bazze] shares his Cinema 4D expertise with the Renderosity community. Anders combines his passion for airplanes and his talent as a CG Modeler to bring you this outstanding tutorial series: Modeling, Texturing and Rigging a Republic P47. This week, Part 2: Modeling!
- The 4th Annual
Renderosity Holiday Contest 2004
Thanks to many generous sponsors incredible presents are piling up for artists and animators in our largest holiday contest ever! Come join the fun and excitement as we share our "Dreams of Peace" with the planet. All the winners have all been announced! Thank you to all the artists that shared their "Dreams of Peace".
- SIGGRAPH 2005
The Excellent SIGGRAPH Adventures of Lil and Jen Monday
- The Paula
Sanders Report - Xfrog 3.5
Paula is back this week to review Xfrog 3.5. This outstanding 3D graphic program is used for the modeling and animation of organic natural materials, such as: trees, shrubs, flowers, as well as creating unusual abstract models. Dont wait to jump into the Xfrog review!
- Let's Talk
With Frank Picini [fpicini]
Its that time again, when all the ghosts and ghouls come out to play. Who better to join in the fun, other than the Dark Lord of Inspiration, the Spirit-Master himself, last years Halloween Contest winner, Frank Picini [fpicini]. Come explore the muse behind the man.
- Meat and
Can you make it in the 3D market without going to work for a big CG oriented company? For many 3D modelers, the dream is to work for one of the big Animation or Gaming houses. Find out how some innovative artists prove you dont have to be in a large market to be successful in 3D!
Texturing And Rigging A Republic P47 - Part 4:
Lejczak [bazze] shares his Cinema 4D expertise with the Renderosity community. Anders combines his passion for airplanes and his talent as a CG Modeler to bring you this outstanding tutorial series: Modeling, Texturing and Rigging a Republic P47. This week, Part 4: UV-Mapping and Texturing !
- The brightest
star in the West goes high-tech
The amazing story of how the Biggest Big Screen on the Planet, The Fremont Street Experience emerged out of necessity and the visionary merging of art and technology in a really big way.
- 2003 Artist Of
Congratulations to enax for being selected the 2003 Artist of the Year!
Fall Sale Spectacular (Page 3)
- Rochr - 2004
Congratulations to Rochr for being voted April's Artist of the Month! Read on for our interview with Rochr...
Free Stuff Artist - Boundless
We continue our monthly series of Getting To Know Renderosity's Free Stuff Artists. This month's featured Free Stuff Contributor is Petra Hornburg, who is better known on Renderosity as Boundless.
- Siggraph 2004
This year Siggraph was held in Los Angeles. It seemed a fitting place for an event that can best be described as Hollywood and Las Vegas collide with technology and art on steroids. Here are the highlights and headlines that emerged from this gathering of creative innovators.
- kromekat -
November '02 Merchant Of The Month
Congratulations to kromekat, for being the November '02 Merchant Of The Month!
Texturing And Rigging A Republic P47 - Part 5: Creating A Rigged
Lejczak [bazze] shares his Cinema 4D expertise with the Renderosity community. Anders combines his passion for airplanes and his talent as a CG Modeler to bring you this outstanding tutorial series: Modeling, Texturing and Rigging a Republic P47. This week, Part 5: Creating A Rigged Poser Character!
Free Stuff Artist - specs2
We continue our monthly series of Getting To Know Renderosity's Free Stuff Artists. This month's featured Free Stuff Contributor is Christian G., who is better known on Renderosity as specs2.
- March 2005 AOM
Congratulations to Yoro for being voted March's Artist of the Month! Read on for our interview with Yoro...
Renderosity Love Connection.
Love will find a way...even through the Renderosity Community! It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air! Read on as Renderosity members share their stories.
- "Shades of
Halloween" - Voting Results
"Shades of Halloween" - Voting Results are in! The community voting results were reviewed. The winners were determined by the actual number of eligible votes received. Clone voting and votes from accounts created for the exclusive purpose of voting were not eligible and were not be counted.
Concrete Pictures Brings CG to Discovery Channel [Interview with Creative Director Matt Hall]
Television programming has become more exciting, and computer graphics have surely come to play a big part. Many times the promotional trailers and end tags can be just as entertaining as the programming itself. This is certainly true of two recent series on Discovery Channel, "Deadliest Catch" and "I shouldn't Be Alive."
February '05 Merchant of the Month!
Congratulations to Posermatic, for being the February '05 Merchant Of The Month!
Pictures' WARHAMMER: Mark of Chaos Intro cinematic Siggraph
A new short film from Digic Pictures has received one of the greatest recognitions in the computer animation world. Selected for the SIGGRAPH 2006 Electronic Theater Program: Digic Pictures' WARHAMMER: MARK OF CHAOS cinematic trailer.
- June AOM
It's that time again... Come cast your vote for Renderosity's June Artist of the Month!
- Free Stuff
Contributor - Richard T
We continue our monthly series of Getting To Know Renderosity's Free Stuff Artists. This month's featured Free Stuff Contributor is Richard Taylor, who is better known on Renderosity as Richard T.
- "Let's Talk"
with SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Chair - Samuel Lord
The cant miss event of this years SIGGRAPH conference is the Computer Animation Festival ... and Samuel Lord Black is the perfect festival chair! Know before you go ... preview the Computer Animation Festival trailer, read the schedule, view selected animation frames.
Crazy Talk 4
"Do you have a bitmap on E-bay that you would like to have talk to the customers? Do you have a friendly face on your website that has a message to share? Perhaps a special e-mail celebration or greeting card? Whatever your message, and however you want to electronically deliver it, CrazyTalk is there for you!"
Simulations DarkTree 2.5
Guest columnist Alexander Polsky [crocodilian], reviews Darkling Simulations' DarkTree 2.5; which is a node-based procedural texture editing, rendering and management application. DarkTree 2.5 offers a great interface, portability across applications, with some clever innovations, making it a powerful way to save and reuse textures.
"Expos4 published by Ballistic Publishing is the latest in a series of computer graphic image showcase publications. Daniel Wade and Paul Hellard came together to produce this fine record of the best of the best of digital images."
- Paula Sanders
Report - Vue 5 Infinite
Paula delved deeply into the amazing high-end 3D scenery solution for illustrators, SFX studios, architects, and 3D Computer Graphics professionals ... Vue 5 Infinite by e-on ... and produced a two-part in-depth article that surpasses a mere review, including a few Vue tips and tricks along the way.
- November 2005
AOM - czarnyrobert
Congratulations to czarnyrobert [Robert Czarny] for being awarded Renderosity's AOM [Artist Of the Month] for November 2005. We invite you to read his AOM interview...
- SERENITY A
Digital Matte Painting by Lance Powell
"Dont let the title mislead you. This awesome motion picture from Universal Studios is anything but serene. In 2002, Joss Whedon along with Loni Peristere from Zoic Studios collaborated to create an exciting action thrilled adventure that allowed the loyal fans of the television series Firefly to follow further adventures of the crew of Serenity."
We continue our monthly series of Getting To Know Renderosity's Free Stuff Artists. This month's featured Free Stuff Contributor is Stephen Upham, who is better known on Renderosity as cybia.
Siggraph 2005 Press Releases
-Softimage to Support AGEIA Physics Simulation -Avid Previews Groundbreaking Facial Animation Technology: SOFTIMAGE|FACE ROBOT -Avid Unveils SOFTIMAGE|XSI v.5.0
- Paula Sanders
Report - Vue 5 Infinite - Part 2
Part Two - Paula delved deeply into the amazing high-end 3D scenery solution for illustrators, SFX studios, architects, and 3D Computer Graphics professionals ... Vue 5 Infinite by e-on ... and produced a two-part in-depth article that surpasses a mere review, including a few Vue tips and tricks along the way.
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- Review: MAXON'S Cinema 4D R17
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- SIGGRAPH 2014: Creative People and Cutting Edge Technology in a Magic City
- Kobold Charakteranimation Plug-ins for Cinema 4D
- M Dot Strange and the Rise of the Internet Filmmaker
- MAXON Cinema 4D R15 Review
- Renderosity Gallery of the Week - Cinema 4D
- Report from Siggraph 2013 (Part Two)
- Report from Siggraph 2013 (Part One)
- Renderosity Gallery of the Week - Mixed Medium