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Cinema 4D- Creating Low Poly Models

This free online course will equip you with valuable skills to create low poly models using Cinema 4D.

Publisher: Jonathan Lam
This free online Cinema 4D - Creating Low Poly Models course will equip you with the knowledge required to create various low-poly models using Cinema 4D. It highlights the tools and techniques needed to use the modelling software. By taking this course, you will learn how to create low-poly models, including how to use reference images to model, apply light and render the models, and edit the models in Photoshop.
Cinema 4D- Creating Low Poly Models
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    1.5-3 Hours
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This free online Cinema 4D - Creating Low Poly Models on Alison.com is designed to provide people at all levels the knowledge, skills, and technique required to create low poly models using the Cinema 4D software. Cinema 4D is a desktop application software used to create low poly models. We begin with an introduction and a quick overview of Cinema 4D. You will learn about all the vital tools needed for creating models, and then you will be shown how to use the tools discussed to create a low poly wolf and a low poly background. We will cover the importance of applying light to the scene. Next, you will learn how to create a background for the models. We'll show you how to save the design and import it into Adobe Photoshop for enhancements and render the low poly designs. This will include knowing the types of render settings to make to get the best out of your designs.

The primary tools used in the Cinema 4D modelling environment are the move tool, the scale tool and the rotation tool. We will show you how each tool is used to create a low poly planet which will entail how to create and manipulate 3D shapes. You will learn how to make the landscapes, river, mountain, and trees for the planet. We also cover selective colour and how to apply it to the models. Finally, we'll show you how to apply the learned skills and techniques to create a low poly tree. This will include how to design rough sketches of the tree in Adobe Photoshop. These sketches will be used as a reference for the actual design in Cinema 4D. Next, you will be shown how to model the tree. This includes creating the trunk, branches, and leaves, followed by steps to render the design and some tips and tricks to enhance the design in Photoshop.

Cinema 4D is a 3D modelling, animation, and rendering software developed by Maxon. Cinema 4D is popularly used to animate objects and to generate visual effects and is especially fascinating because of its motion graphics features, pleasant environment, and good user interface. This course has been designed to help beginners and professionals master various modelling skills and techniques. You will gain all the necessary knowledge and skills to use this modelling software to create and manipulate simple low poly models. You will also gain more confidence to import and increase the quality of your models in Adobe Photoshop. By taking this course, you will improve your modelling skills, which will boost your modelling career. So what are you waiting for? Sign up now to avoid disappointment.

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