The C.O.F.F.E.E. SDK Primer

Per-Anders Cinema 4D, Tutorials

To start off with make sure you either have downloaded the latest COFFEE SDK from www.plugincafe.com or you’re browsing the online version (which is actually more recent than the downloadable version). The COFFEE SDK is where you will find explanations for how to use all the commands and functions built into COFFEE. Lets take a look at one now, The …

Soft Selections with Mocca

Per-Anders Cinema 4D, Tutorials

ome of you may know of something called soft selections in other packages. These are basically falloffs based around your cursor, or sometimes falloffs based on a weightmap. Anyhow now i’m going to show you how ot do something like this using Mocca. Start out by making a Plane object, make it about 700 by 700. Make the plane editable …

Quick Toon Shading

Per-Anders Cinema 4D, Tutorials

Ok, so here’s a real quicky… you want nice thick edges around your characters? You want soft edges? You want edges that have texture and line variation? You want edges that have a gradient on them? Here’s how you too can do this. The limits of this technique are that if your polys aren’t connected to other polys (as around …

Camera Exposure Controls

Per-Anders Cinema 4D, Tutorials

Now that you can key post effects in release 8 of Cinema 4D we have a whole host of new possibilities that just weren’t possible in previous releases. One of these is the ability to add extra controls to the objects in your scene. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to control post effects with your objects …