Create a Sci-Fi Space Loop in Cinema 4D and After Effects

Visualdon X Don Mupasi, Visual artist.

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18 Lessons (1h 41m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:59
    • 2. Creating & Animating the Character

      3:52
    • 3. Importing the Character into Cinema 4D

      5:07
    • 4. Refining the Animation and Loop

      7:41
    • 5. Camera Animation

      3:32
    • 6. Building The Pillars in Cinema 4D

      10:58
    • 7. Animating the Pillars Reveal Effect

      6:11
    • 8. Bonus 1 : Pillars Reveal Effect (Older Versions of Cinema 4D)

      2:44
    • 9. Building the Galaxy & Side Details

      8:00
    • 10. Bonus 2: Landscape Object (Older Version of Cinema 4D)

      1:48
    • 11. Lighting Part 1: Initial Setup

      3:40
    • 12. Lighting Part 2: Fog & Atmosphere Effect

      4:26
    • 13. Lighting Part 3: Materials & Refinements

      12:00
    • 14. Advanced Output/Render Settings in Cinema 4D

      8:31
    • 15. Importing Renders into After Effects

      4:01
    • 16. Compositing In After Effects

      12:29
    • 17. Final Output for Youtube & Instagram

      3:05
    • 18. Outro

      0:56
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About This Class

In this class, you will learn how to make a cinematic sci-fi space loop animation in Cinema 4D and After Effects. You will also learn various techniques & tools that you can use for motion graphics projects in general such as:

  • Creating and animating a character using Adobe Fuse & Mixamo (both free apps)
  • Use animation tools in Cinema 4D to extend and loop animations.
  • How to use the various tools in Cinema 4D to build a large Sci-Fi structure and scene
  • The concept of creating a seamless loop
  • A dramatic lighting and rendering style in Cinema 4D using only reflections.
  • Atmospheric and fog effects in Cinema 4D
  • Output/render settings from Cinema 4D, how to use ‘Multi Passes’ in Cinema 4D
  • Importing the rendered sequence/s into After Effects
  • Using After Effects for post effects and finishing touches
  • The best export setting in Premier Pro for Instagram and Youtube.

This class is suitable for users of all levels. Beginners who have not used the software before will be able to follow along. Intermediate to advanced users will be able to learn about or expand their knowledge of how to make looping scenes in Cinema 4D.

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