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Maxon Cinema 4D Introduction Masterclass 4 Days - London

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Go from being a novice to mastering the advanced tasks in this powerful 3D-design program. Join us as we show you how to build, manipulate, and animate your own 3D models. This is a perfect introduction for those looking to add a new dimension to their design skills.

We will guide you on everything from getting started with simple objects and controlling the Cinema 4D environment all the way up to animating and adjusting complex, textured models. With our help, you will learn the techniques that will allow you to efficiently produce professional 3D designs.

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Price: £795.00 ex VAT
Version: Maxon Cinema 4D
Level: Introduction to Advanced
Duration: 4 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central London
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 11 Sep - 14 Sep
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Cinema 4D Masterclass 4 Days Overview

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This 4-day Masterclass course will give you all the skills you need to become a confident Cinema 4D user, even if you have no prior experience of working in 3D. We will show you everything from the basics of creating and manipulating simple objects all the way up to animating complex systems, adding realistic lighting effects, and optimising your projects.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Navigate the Cinema 4D environment
  • Create and manipulate objects
  • Import content from other programs
  • Apply textures to surfaces
  • Animate basic and complex systems, including hair and fur
  • Convert 2D to 3D with camera mapping
  • Add realism with enhanced lighting techniques
  • Render scenes to produce the final output
  • Improve rendering speed by applying efficient adjustments
  • Manage layers, preferences, and exports

Our goal is for you to learn the tools and techniques necessary to become a confident 3D designer.

This course can be taken in a single 4-day block or split into a 2-day block (Introduction) and then a separate 2-day block (Intermediate) taken at a later date.


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is intended for designers who have little or no experience of any 3D programs.

You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

 

Cinema 4D Masterclass 4 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 11 Sep - 14 Sep
  • 13 Nov - 16 Nov

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Cinema 4D Masterclass 4 Days Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Cinema 4D R18 Introduction Masterclass Outline
Introduction Content
  • General interface
  • Customising the interface to make life easier
  • Navigation and object manipulation
  • Complete interface tour
Modelling
  • Polygon tools
  • Spline manipulation
  • NURBS
  • Deformers
  • Working with imported CAD models
  • Loading Adobe Illustrator paths
  • Working to scale
  • Polygon efficiency for faster renders
Texturing
  • Material channels
  • File formats and their advantages
  • Shaders - textures - animated textures
  • Applying materials in the right place
  • Reflections and Transparencies
Animation
  • Keyframes
  • Easing in and amooth motion
  • Animating parameters
  • Camera animations and walkthroughs
  • Particle systems
Rendering
  • Cameras
  • Lighting
  • Shadows
  • Lighting techniques
  • 3 Point lighting
  • Render settings and project set up
  • Final render export
  • Rendering animations
Intermediate Content
  • Animation
  • Mograph motion graphics tool kit
  • Dynamics physics engine
  • Flowing hair and fur
  • Xpresso automated motion
  • Real time motion capture
  • Particle effects
More Realism
  • Global illumination lighting
  • Ambient occlusion automatic shadows
  • Convert 2D photos to 3D models with camera mapping
  • Studio lighting rigs
  • HDRI 32-bit panoramas
  • Area lights and shadows
  • Image-based automatic lighting
Faster Rendering
  • Adjusting sampling rates
  • Creating track matte alphas for post editing
  • Depth & motion vectors for DOF and motion blur
  • Polygon reduction
Techniques
  • Sketch and Toon for pencil and technical diagrams
  • When to use 16 and 32-bit formats for higher quality
  • HyperNURBS sculpting
  • Working with the HUD
  • Layer management
  • Setting default preferences
  • Multipass Photoshop export
  • Compositing photo and video background plates
  • Cleaning up imported meshes
Resources
  • Free web resources
  • Plugins
  • Training material - tutorials
  • Expectations from advanced level course
  • Online communities

Cinema 4D Masterclass 4 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 11 Sep - 14 Sep
  • 13 Nov - 16 Nov

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What's Included

The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
  • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Official Maxon Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
  • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
  • Pads and pens

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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Further details on benefits included with this Maxon Cinema 4D course:

To ensure you receive the best quality Cinema 4D training our trainers are Maxon Authorised.

Included with our Cinema 4D courses is the Cinema 4D Beginner’s Guide provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 300+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.

Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

After your class with XChange Training you will receive our official Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the course.

Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

Cinema 4D Masterclass 4 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

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Training Location

This course is provided at the XChange Training main London training centre based at:

5 St John’s Lane
Clerkenwell
London
EC1M 4BH


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St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

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Cinema 4D Masterclass 4 Days

Farringdon, Central London

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Cinema 4D Masterclass 4 Days

Farringdon, Central London

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The trainer was very knowledgeable, patient and adaptable. A very pleasant introduction to Cinema 4D -thank you.

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Cinema 4D Masterclass 4 Days

Farringdon, Central London

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Cinema 4D Masterclass 4 Days

Farringdon, Central London

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  • 11 Sep - 14 Sep
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Testimonials

The trainer was very knowledgeable, patient and adaptable. A very pleasant introduction to Cinema 4D -thank you.

Graham Martin, Rapier, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

Size of classes are perfect. Everyone was able to ask questions and get them answered. The trainer was knowledgeable and got through a huge amount of information in an understanding way...

Ian Alwis, Cut and Polish, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Intermediate

Having never used Cinema 4D before this was a great introduction to a very complex program. The basic tools were well covered and have provided a good starting knowledge to look into the workings of this program further.

Siobhan Hooper, Headline Publishing, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

The course was well structured, very informative and the trainer was brilliant!

Katherine Parmley, Joyce Design, Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

Instructor was very knowledgable and provided great assistance and help in our introduction course. Would definitely recommend.

Stefan Elias, EE, Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

A worthwhile training course. A very experienced instructor who gave useful tips and tricks in addition to the scheduled course.

Andy Hunt, Totem Agency, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Intermediate

I found the training went at a great pace and the instructor was extremely helpful and answered all the questions that were thrown at him, plus a good few tips and pointers. Very Pleased.

Antony Frangos, Pentland Brands, Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

Had a very interesting 2 days within pleasant surroundings with a friendly, knowledgeable instructor. Perfect C4D training course.

Darren Mael, Billington Cartmell, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Intermediate

Very enjoyable, clearly instructed, and I look forward to using Cinema 4D a lot more in my work. Thanks!

Clare Evans, FlashDynamix, Maxon Cinema 4D - 4 Day Masterclass

Great trainer, very versatile, able to move with confidence from one subject/ question to another.

Boris Thuery, Design Laboratory, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

Cinema 4D Masterclass 4 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 11 Sep - 14 Sep
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The trainer was very knowledgeable, patient and adaptable. A very pleasant introduction to Cinema 4D -thank you.

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