Intro to Cinema 4D with Dustin Valkema

Intro to Cinema 4D with Dustin Valkema

15 Seasons

Dustin welcomes you to the world of 3D by introducing you to Cinema 4D by Maxon. Walking through the program's interfaces, functions, basic uses, and quick tips, Dustin will have you on your way to understanding the vast 3D experience that awaits you.

Intro to Cinema 4D with Dustin Valkema
  • Info Channels Kernel

    Episode 1

    Dustin introduces the info kernel modes within Octane. Info Kernels are used within Octane to make adjustments in focus, shadows, and environment or check how the model will react to certain items in the scene. Generally providing the user more information about how the scene will eventually rend...

  • PathTracing Kernel

    Episode 2

  • Direct Lighting Kernel

    Episode 3

    The Direct Lighting Kernel is generally used for faster preview rendering. It's not unbiased and will not yield photorealistic results, however because of its speed it can be the ideal choice for rendering animations or stills depending on your purpose. Some of these settings are shared with the ...

  • PMC Kernel

    Episode 4

    The PMC Kernel is a custom mutating unbiased kernel designed specifically for GPU rendering. Rendering with PMC creates physically accurate lighting and caustic effects and is generally produces the highest quality result but can also take the most time to render depending on the scene. Below we ...

  • Camera Imager Tab

    Episode 5

    Dustin shows how to adjust the camera imager tab, how it works, and how it can be similar to the one inside your camera.

  • Post Tab

    Episode 6

    Dustin discusses the post tab and how to use blooms within the post tab to create effects of lighting of surfaces.

  • Settings Tab

    Episode 7

    Dustin walks you through some of the settings within Octane Render in order to help you make sure you get maxim impact from the hardware you use.

  • My Go-To Settings For Most Renders

    Episode 8

    Dustin shares his go-to settings, those he uses most often in everyday work, and the why.

  • Saving Your Octane Settings As A Preset

    Episode 9

    Dustin highlights how to create a preset to user settings within Octane. This will assist you in accessing formerly used settings, specific to a scene or job, for future projects.