In this CINEMA 4D tutorial, we will learn how to create realistic product renders within CINEMA 4D. Pre-visualization is a very important part of the product design process, because it can be used as a photorealistic mockup, allowing the client and the designer to see how an object is supposed to look and function before it is manufactured. This tutorial will focus on achieving a high degree of realism in your rendered product shots, and we will be emphasizing key areas such as creating a studio light setup within CINEMA 4D, complete with light diffusers and reflectors. We will also learn how to simulate a wide variety of materials, such as clear plastic, matte plastic, brushed metal, illuminated LEDs, chrome, as well as many additional tips and workflows that will help you to get clean, professional renders of your final product. Software required: CINEMA 4D 11.5.
Kyle was one of the first authors for Digital-Tutors (now a Pluralsight company) and has been a part of the team for over 10 years. Kyle began his career in computer graphics education as a college instructor and worked as a Digital-Tutors rendering tutor and curriculum manager since 2002.