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3D & Motion Graphics Learning Guides

Master 3D modelling and motion graphics with this awesome collection of learning guides. Each one is a collection of the best free tutorials to help you nail the topic of your choice.

For example, if you want to learn Adobe After Effects from scratch, you can't go wrong with the "Welcome to After Effects" guide. Then, when you've got the basics down, you can try some other guides like building a well-organised After Effects template or creating some stylish user interface elements.

You can also try plenty of other amazing learning guides covering practical projects in Cinema 4D, Maya, 3ds Max, and more.

  1. Create a Stylized Ship Escape Animation

    2 Posts
    Over the course of this two part series, Konstantin Muromtsev will show you how to create a truly unique, cinematic ship escape animation in Cinema4D. You'll learn how to use various tags, the Mograph tracer object, SweepNURBS and how to switch between multiple camera angles using the Stage object.
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  2. Create a Jumping Lamp Animation in C4D

    2 Posts
    This relatively quick series provides an overview of setting up a rigged animated object in Cinema 4D, and is mainly aimed at artists migrating to Cinema4D from another package. It quickly and concisely demonstrates everything you need to know to get started, from the basic modeling tools and animation, to lighting and rendering.
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  3. Create a Dynamic Building Asset Using Cinema 4D’s Xpresso

    3 Posts
    This three part series by Cinema 4D Xpresso wizard Aleksey Voznesenski, focuses on how to build a dynamic high-rise digital asset using C4D’s powerful Xpresso expression system. Along the way you’re sure to pick up plenty of production-ready tips! So jump in and learn how to speed up your work flow by harnessing the power of this amazing, fast and flexible system!
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  4. Construct a Detailed Type 97 Hand Grenade in Cinema 4D

    2 Posts
    In this two part video tutorial series, you'll go through the complete process of modeling, unwrapping, and texturing a Type 97 hand grenade, the standard fragmentation grenade that was used by the Imperial Japanese Army in WWII. You'll create the model using the lathe and boole functions in C4D, learn how unwrap it using BodyPaint, and finally paint the texture maps in Photoshop.
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