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Creating A Realistic Still Life in Cinema 4D

Patrick Foley, Visual Artist

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12 Videos (43m)
    • INTRO

    • Setup

    • Object Creation

    • Dynamics

    • Composition / Camera Placement

    • Lighting: Part 1 (HDRI)

    • Camera Settings

    • Texturing: Part 1

    • Lighting: Part 2 (Plane Lights)

    • Texturing: Part 2

    • Render Settings

    • Photoshop Finalization / Conclusion


About This Class

In this class, you will learn how to create a 3D still life using Cinema 4d and Photoshop. 

We'll be going over an abundance of techniques ranging from dynamic placement of objects, to texturing them with sophisticated glass materials made from scratch.

You will leave this class knowing exactly how to build the photo below from the ground up, taking away the necessary skills to create renders similar and different in your own way.



37 of 37 students recommendSee All

This class is really cool to follow and learn the nitty gritty details of Cinema and actually apply them, I would recommend though to take the first lesson on the interface setup, as well as having a solid understanding of how to move around Cinema 4d, it will really speed up the way you go across the lesson, other than that, 2 thumbs up!
Excellent class, very easy to follow along. Clear explanation to what is being done and why.
Great class, fundamentals + advice from experience :)





Patrick Foley

Visual Artist

Hello, I'm Patrick. Many know me as Patrick4d. I've been creating photorealistic abstract renders in Cinema4d and Photoshop for awhile now and was overwhelmed at the support and buzz surrounding my Instagram. My work has been featured by Photoshop, The Motion Designers Community, TheGraphicsPr0ject and more.

So as a thank you, I've decided to share some of my knowledge. I will be releasing a new class every month so hit the follow button and jump aboard!

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