Cinema 4D- Creating Low Poly Models
This free online course will equip you with useful skills required to create low poly models using Cinema 4DPublisher: Jonathan Lam
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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, this course begins 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 as well a low poly background, you will be taught the importance of applying light to the scene. Next, you will learn how to create a background for the models, how to save the design and import it into Adobe Photoshop for enhancements, and how to 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 major tools used in Cinema 4D modeling environment are the move tool, the scale tool and the rotation tool, this free online course on Alison.com will show you in detail 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 create the landscapes, river, mountain, and trees for the planet. You will also learn about selective color and how to apply it to the models. Finally, you will learn 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 and this includes creating the trunk, branches, and leaves, then you will learn how to render the design and some tips and tricks to enhance the design in Photoshop.
Cinema 4D is a 3D modeling, 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, nice environment, and good user interface. This free online course has been designed to help beginners and professionals master various modeling skills and techniques. By taking this free online course on Alison.com, you will gain all the necessary knowledge and skills required to use this modeling software to create and manipulate simple low poly models, this course will as well teach you how to import and increase the quality of your models in Adobe Photoshop, by taking this free online course you will improve your modeling skills which will be a great boost for your modeling career, so what are you waiting for? Take this free online course now and gain new skillsStart Course Now
Creating a Low Poly Wolf
Creating a Low Poly Wolf - Learning Outcomes
Overview and Modeling the First Piece of the Wolf
Modeling the Second Piece
Creating Background, Light and Rendering
Creating a Low Poly Wolf - Summary
Creating a Low Poly Background
Creating a Low Poly Background - Learning Outcomes
Overview and Creating a Low poly Background
Enhancing the lowpoly background.
Creating a Low Poly Background - Lesson Summary
Creating a Low Poly Planet
Creating a Low Poly Planet - Learning Outcomes
Modeling the First Piece of the Planet
Creating Mountains, Trees and Lighting
Creating a Low Poly Planet - Lesson Summary
Creating a Low Poly Tree
Creating a Low Poly Tree - Learning Outcomes
Overview and Modeling the Trunk
Creating the Branches, Leaves and Adding Color
Lighting, Rendering and Importing to Photoshop
Creating a Low Poly Tree - Lesson Summary
Upon the completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe in detail the steps in creating a low-poly wolf in cinema 4d.
- Recall how to use the reference image to model the wolf's body, head, and tail in cinema 4d.
- Explain the importance of adding light to your model or designs in cinema 4d.
- List the stages of creating an abstract low-poly background in cinema 4D.
- Explain the best rendering tips and techniques to achieve a better design.
- Recollect the types of lighting in cinema 4D and the one used for modeling the low poly background.
- Recall how to render and save the design in a photo format in Cinema 4d.
- Explain what selective coloring is all about and state how it enhances the overall design.
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