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Creating Materials in CINEMA 4D

Course Summary

Add realism and character to your 3D models with materials in CINEMA 4D.   

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    Course Syllabus


    Using the exercise files
    1. Understanding Materials
    Understanding materials
    Creating and applying materials to objects
    Using the Interactive Render Region to preview your materials
    Using the Content Browser
    Applying materials to NURBS caps and polygon selections
    Using the various material channels
    2. Creating Simple Materials
    Creating shiny plastic with the Specular channel
    Creating a mirror ball with the Reflection channel
    Creating glass using transparency and refraction
    Adding liquid to a glass using the transparency absorption settings
    Creating terra-cotta using the Oren-Nayar model in the Illumination channel
    3. Working with Shaders
    Creating a colorful background using the Gradient shader
    Creating a more realistic plastic with the Fresnel shader
    Creating a brass material using the Noise shader in the Bump channel
    Adding grunge to paint using the Noise shader in the Diffusion channel
    4. Working with Textures
    Mapping an image onto a video screen using the Luminance channel
    Creating a stenciled graphic with the Alpha channel
    Creating a simple chrome material using an HDRI image in the Environment channel
    Creating concrete with seamlessly tiling textures
    Adapting existing textures with the Filter shader
    5. Applying Materials with Texture Projections
    Placing decals on objects with the Fit to Region and Fit to Image commands
    Selecting the appropriate projection mode for your model
    Adjusting material placement using the Fit to Object command and Texture Axis tool
    6. Creating Layered Materials
    Breaking down real-world materials into their channels
    Creating a ceramic tile material using the Displacement and Bump channels
    Adding soap scum to the ceramic tile's surface
    Adding mildew to the ceramic tile's surface
    Creating a rusted metal material with the Layers shader
    Creating a cracked paint material
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Course Fee:
USD 25

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3 - 4 hours / week

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