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Maxon Cinema 4D Introduction 2 Days - London
Wow your audience by creating 3D designs and animations. Learn the fundamentals of this cutting-edge program, even if you have no prior experience of working in 3D. This course provides a perfect introduction for designers wanting to enhance their visual output.
After we give you a complete tour of the Cinema 4D environment, we will show you the basics of modelling, texturing, animation, and rendering. You will learn about importing CAD models and Adobe Illustrator content, and will end the course having exported a working animation. This is the ideal course for anyone looking to move into the exciting field of 3D visual design.
Cinema 4D Introduction 2 Days Overview
This 2-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Maxon Cinema 4D, and is a great starting point for anyone with an interest in moving into the field of 3D design. Together, we will cover the fundamentals of creating and manipulating objects, animating scenes, and rendering the results.
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 3D systems
- Render scenes to produce the final output
Our goals are for you to create your own 3D designs and character animations, and for you to grasp both basic and sophisticated features of the program.
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 Introduction 2 Days Course OutlineIntroduction to Maxon Cinema 4D R20
- Customising the interface to make life easier
- Navigation and object manipulation
- Complete interface tour
- Which parts you can safely ignore
- Polygon tools
- Spline manipulation
- Working with imported CAD models
- Loading Adobe Illustrator paths
- Working to scale
- Polygon efficiency for faster renders
- openVDB volumetric modelling
- Material channels
- File formats and their advantages
- Shaders - textures - animated textures
- Applying materials in the right place
- Reflections and Transparencies
- Key frames
- Easing in and smooth motion
- Animating parameters
- Camera animations and walkthroughs
- Particle systems
- Lighting techniques
- Render settings and project set up
- Final render export
- Rendering animations
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.
Further details on benefits included with this Maxon Cinema 4D course:
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.
This course is provided at the XChange Training main London training centre based at:5 St John’s Lane
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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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Bespoke Maxon Cinema 4D Training
Our bespoke course options for Maxon Cinema 4D training are shown below:
Bespoke Maxon Cinema 4D Training Courses
Fantastic instructor. This has genuinely been the best training program I've ever been on!
Matt Beveridge, Iris Worldwide, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction
Excellent introduction to Cinema 4D, despite it being a large piece of software, lots was covered as a basic starting point.
Leigh Harrison, Logistik, Cinema 4D Two 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
Really interesting and stimulating stuff, clearly taught and explained.
David Parish, STI Line, Maxon 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
I really enjoyed the class and learnt so much in the two days. The tutor was excellent and made the training much more fun, I would definitely consider doing more training in the future.
Katie Reeves, STI Group, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction
The 6 months support available is a fantastic addition to the course and I would definitely use XChange Training again in the future.
Charles Townsend, MRM Meteorite, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Intermediate
Not my first course here and surely not my last! Absolutely brilliant instructor, comfortable facilities and a truly valuable opportunity.
Emily Theodore, Catersales, Bespoke Cinema 4D Intermediate Course
Very good experience, will recommend to contacts. Learnt so much in a easy way, great value. Was not sure what to expect but can safely say it has been a brilliant process and the tutor was fantastic.
Alun Edwards, Studio Output, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction
Totally impressed with the depth of material covered and the instructor's interaction with both the software and ourselves.
Emily Theodore, Catersales, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Intermediate Course