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C4D: Last tut you'll ever use. by Brandonc1 C4D: Last tut you'll ever use. by Brandonc1
Not really though. just a fun one. It goes over HDRI, Radiosity, Caustics with photon lighintg, alot of features that you probably never heard of or didnt know how to use in render settings. And just sexier renders. ;P

Its now 4 am. I started on this at 9pm. taking breaks while c4d rendered the preview renders (took awhile I so I just went to play madden against my bro in between xD)

What you see in the preview is the final render result.

IN the ZIP file to download includes. images, HTML file.and the C4D to this render incase you missed something, wanna experiment or wahtever. just. Dont use that in any of your images. Its for a reference. Un less you ask me of course. I am always WILLING!
Greatest tut I have ever written. lies here.

You cant open the HTML file directly from the zip file, or the images wont show up. rigth-click and click on extract here. it will extraxct to where it is (e.g. desktop)
Then open it from the folder. Folders name should be "C4DTUT".

Enjoy. and PLEASE FAV. I love you.

EDIT: try not to use the caustics settings i did. I was just experimenting for tutorials sake.

EDIT (again k.) : it has come to my attention i left out something. about the DOF (depth of field) post effect. you must use a camera with blurring ok.
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crypticfragments Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Professional Photographer
faved solely for the image as I haven;t a clue abt 3d renders beyond the bare basics

houtache Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
erganimationstudio Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013
can i use this for our project?
blackradar Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
kirby117 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
you weren't kidding. Two years later, and this really is the last tutorial i ever needed for C4D. Great work.
kaos131 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
so blasting this :)
slut-desingz Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2010
nice...thanks for that :)
oligoelement Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
such a great tut !!
thanks a lot for sharing :)
Koepaard Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
nice, thought I'd try a tut finally :p
found out that the only difference between your technique is that you use loft nurbs and I used to use sweep nurbs. Loft actually appears to work better :XD: Really nice tut dude, really learned a lot, expecially at the materials part and how you do lighting n stuff :)
Jhonveinte Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2009
permission to use a signature ^ ^
Jhonveinte Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2009
permission to use a signature ^ ^
DizzyTenshi Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2009
Whoa, I've never heard of this before :O downloading~ thanks!
powdered-ash03 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2009
Brandonc1 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
blazeck Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2008
nice tut man, downloading this.. :granny:
Brandonc1 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
s0rr0w-4rts Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2008
hot tutorial.
Jarhamn Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2008
Great tutorial!
froob-oo1 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2008   Interface Designer
great render!

also lovely tut, + fav :+fav: :D
Horrendus01 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2008
I know this tut is over 2 years old, but hopefully you can still answer my question. I basically used only the material part of the tut (including using the sky and the floor objects). When I rendered, I got a bunch of circular blotches on my render, and I'm not what what they are. I was wondering if maybe you could take a look at my render and see if you could maybe help me figure out what I did wrong, or what needs to be changed?

Btw, it took only about 45 mins to render this. It's nothing spectacular. more something to test the material on than anything else.

Result: [link]
Horrendus01 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2008
I noticed in some of your renders during the tutorial had the spots too, but then in your final render, they were gone. How would I go about getting that to happen with my render?
yesR Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2008
for sure da best tut ever
keep making more
nfedu Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2007
WOOW your c4d is nice
viremaster Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ah cool gonna try it when i have time :) never reallly got the hang of radiosity os ill hope your tut's gonna learn me :)
Anubis-noise Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2007
Really nice job - i just tried to render it on my labtop, and it almost killed it :)
champc98 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007
Kicka** man, very nice tut, i made my first good c4d with it!! thanks alot, i'd favorite you like 4535454 times if i could :P
ChocoChicken Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2007
O_o... so awesome... but i get lost in the caustics part lol, it turns up all black... lol if i ever figure it out ill send u a link... (help me plz) lol
impreq Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2007
awesome! :+fav: ofc :)
Kewl-Munky Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2007

The outcome is sex. I'll post a link to my outcome once I finish.
silverblade219 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2007  Hobbyist
This looks really cool. I just resently got Cinema 4D, so as soon as I figure out how to use it I going to try this out (that might take awhile though...)
Theprodesigner Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2007   Interface Designer
Awesome tut. :) :+fav:
VictorSxL Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2007
Gonna try this, thanks
Hixon Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2007
great tut man :+fav:
soheilghotbi Featured By Owner May 29, 2007
nice ... more than fun...
CerZ Featured By Owner May 20, 2007
Brandonc, i love ur work, rly.
and this.. i have tried ur tut alot of times.. but i always got problem with my reflektion.. look
it is so sharpen S:
i dont get it. i have try to use the same matrial as u.. but the same happend igain :S..
can you help ? <3
fopninja1 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2007
wow, this is the coolest c4d I have seen yet, nice!
GrungerAJ Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2007
OO thats going to help. Destinys tut, strukt tut has help me a lot. ANd your will help me even more.
noN-ame Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2007
Good. Nice job :+fav:
drkjaco Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2007
i loved this

FAV :)
Tippin Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2007
Also, can you please release a material pack? I love your material use ad combinations.
ktutorials Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2007
can i post this link in my site... if you allow it will be nice....

Check out my site if you feel its good

my site [link]
Tippin Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2007
How do you make the c4d so high quality?
Xecutioner379 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2007  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Yeah seriously, this is one of the best tutorials I've seen.

Great work!
Mooseman15 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2006
I LOVE YOU :P That c4d render is awsome. + fav for sure
WingerGFX Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2006
Wow man, thank you so much for your tutorial, I learned loads here.

And I posted my outcome and cleary mentioned that it's your tutorial and thanked you.

I would like to have a comment there of you, to see what you think of my outcome :)
I'm a c4d beginner btw.

My ouctcome : [link]
Zig-Br Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2006
This tut is just perfect
thanks man
shinigami-kumori Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2006  Student
It looks a lot like a robot...COOL :D
UbbeDall Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2006   Interface Designer
this is just a great tut, very understandable and excellent outcome, but mine seems to crash everytime i try to render it.. i get to "rendering prepass" and then it doesn't get any further..
Brandonc1 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
its the radiosity. try not using it. ;]
UbbeDall Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2006   Interface Designer
ahh i made it work this time, now it only took like 3 hours ^^

i just closed all the other programs i had running and let my computer render in peace, then i just used my other computer in the meanwhile.

here is the result i got: [link]

Love your tut dude :P

Best Regards
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