” It was great! He was very helpful, answered every question I had and taught to my needs! “

— Kelly
Maxon Cinema 4D Class - Private Training Course, Customized and scheduled to suit your calendar

Private Online Maxon Cinema 4D Class

Cinema 4D level 1 class

( Earlier versions available )

Customised Private Class - 12 Hours

Cost: $895

Course Description:

Maxon Cinema 4D is a versatile and powerful 3D animation tool used by professionals working in broadcast animation, product design, game development, photo realistic character animation and medical illustration plus a wide range of other 3D modelling and animation applications.

This practical two day course can be tailored to your exact specifications. If you are working in a particular market sector such as film special fx, games or architecture, let us know and we will build a course around your specific requirements.

Pre-Course Requirements:

You need no previous experience to attend this course.


Course Outline:

Introduction

Working in a 3D environment

  • Planning your project
  • The File, Edit and Views Managers
  • Hot keys
  • Customising the interface
  • The View window
  • The 4th Dimension
  • Project settings

Modelling in Cinema 4D

  • The selection tools
  • The Active Tool Manager
  • Creating primitives
  • Creating splines
  • Creating spline primitives
  • Creating NURBS models
  • Using the construction tools
  • Using extrude, bevel and mirror
  • Selecting and positioning objects

Creating materials

  • Cartoon-like or photorealistic
  • Material channels:
  • colour and luminance
  • transparency
  • bump maps
  • Adding materials to complex models
  • Layering materials

Creating textures

  • Image based maps
  • 2D and 3D textures
  • Editing existing textures

Lighting techniques

  • Creating depth with light
  • Key, fill and back lighting
  • Animating lights

Animation techniques

  • Camera angles
  • Traditional animation techniques
  • Key frames
  • Animating models
  • Animating cameras
  • Using the PowerSlider

Rendering

  • Using wireframe
  • Frames, fields and frame rates
  • Rendering tags

Finalising your project

  • Importing, merging and replacing scenes

Questions and answers

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.

Benefits

  • You have a certified instructor all to yourself for 16 hours
  • We go at your pace as it is a private class
  • The course is customized to your specific objectives and needs
  • The dates and even times are flexible to suit your schedule
  • Work with your own content or projects
  • There is no travel time or associated costs
  • The price is the same or less than attending a public class with other students who may have different agenda’s and skill levels to your own

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