Create an Ocean Loop in Cinema 4D and After Effects staff pick badge

Visualdon X Don Mupasi, Visual artist.

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14 Lessons (1h 16m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. How I Come Up With My Ideas

    • 3. Tip & Tricks For Working Faster In Cinema 4D

    • 4. Creating The Ocean

    • 5. Creating The Sky

    • 6. Camera Animation

    • 7. Creating The Sun

    • 8. Fog & Atmospheric Effects

    • 9. Creating Different Skies

    • 10. Floating Object On Top Of Ocean

    • 11. Cinema 4D Render Output Settings

    • 12. Finishing The Project In After Effects

    • 13. Youtube & Instagram Settings

    • 14. Final Thoughts

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About This Class

In this class, you will learn how to make a cinematic ocean loop animation in Cinema 4D and After Effects. In addition to the technical process, you will also learn techniques for coming up new ideas or expanding your existing ideas.

You will learn various techniques & tools that you can use for motion graphics projects in general such as:

  • Creating on ocean simulation using a free plugin for Cinema 4D called Hot4D
  • Camera animation in Cinema 4D
  • Creating a scene & animation that loops seamlessly
  • A cinematic lighting and rendering style in Cinema 4D using only reflections.
  • Atmospheric and fog effects in Cinema 4D
  • Output/render settings from Cinema 4D. Optimizing for both Quality & Speed
  • Importing the rendered sequence/s into After Effects
  • Using After Effects for finishing touches, applying glow and color adjustments.
  • 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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