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Creating Artistic Water Drops in CINEMA 4D
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Released Dec 2, 2013
Andy Lefton

Guest Tutor

Andy Lefton
In this course we are going to create an organic and visually stunning shot using the modeling and dynamics tools in CINEMA 4D and After Effects. We will utilize CINEMA 4D's hair dynamics to set up a web-like element, then integrate spline dynamics within the hair module itself. We will then composite our render passes into After Effects while integrating some of After Effects plug-ins. Finally we will achieve realistic lens effects that will give us a natural and flowing effect which will result in this serene, organic shot.
Introduction and project overview
1

Introduction and project overview

 
00:53
Understanding our goal and setting the tone
2

Understanding our goal and setting the tone

 
08:00
Working in dynamics simulation and building geometry
3

Working in dynamics simulation and building geometry

 
05:46
Building up water drops and fine tuning dynamics
4

Building up water drops and fine tuning dynamics

 
12:06
Texturing and lighting our scene
5

Texturing and lighting our scene

 
11:36
Implementing MoGraph and populating our scene
6

Implementing MoGraph and populating our scene

 
10:01
Setting up camera angles and render settings
7

Setting up camera angles and render settings

 
05:43
Working between CINEMA 4D and After Effects
8

Working between CINEMA 4D and After Effects

 
11:46
Adding layers and post FX for our lens and scene
9

Adding layers and post FX for our lens and scene

 
08:40
Working in final color and feel to our scene
10

Working in final color and feel to our scene

 
13:54