80+ Excellent Cinema 4D Tutorials and Best Practices

CINEMA 4D is a 3-D application that is popular amongst matte painters in film production, largely due to the BodyPaint 3D functionality. It is equally popular amongst motion graphics artists, thanks to its excellent integration with compositing application pipelines, and a very artist-friendly, customizable workflow and interface. It has been used for films such as Chronicles of Narnia, Beowulf, Polar Express, Spiderman 3 and Monster House.

80+ Excellent Cinema 4D Tutorials and Best Practices

CINEMA 4D’s intuitive interface and logical workflow make it possible for those new to 3D artistry to dive in and be productive quickly. Feedback is smooth and interactive so you can let your creativity run free.

It’s been weeks, since we have been Rounding-Up Excellent Cinema 4D Tutorials and Best Practices which can help you to create amazing 3D graphics.

For those, who don’t know what is CINEMA 4D? and what it can do? Then please follow the link below for detail introduction.

The next generation, representing two decades of excellence. This application contains everything you need to create high-end 3D images and animations. For those artists whose work demands more than the basic application, There is a CINEMA 4D to satisfy their every needs that utilizes 3D graphics.

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Tutorials About C4D

01. The basics: #1 The Cinema 4D Interface

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02. Maxon Cinema 4D XL6 Course Tutorials

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03. Cinema4D – Full Guide

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Objects Related Tutorials

04. Making a glass and a wine bottle with C4D

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05. Modeling a car using blueprints

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06. Painting A Crate

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07. Modeling Tutorial

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08. Modelling an iPod

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09. Skyline R34 Starter Tutorial

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10. On/Off Switch

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11. Making an hourglass

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12. Screwdriver Tutorial

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13. 3D Headphones tutorial

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14. Modeling cars with HyperNURBS – Cinema 4D XL

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15. Creating a ball bearing using arrays

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16. Create 3D objects in Cinema 4D from vector art

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17. 3D Toys Animation

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18. 3D E-Book-Cover

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19. Pillar modeling

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20. Create A Car Tyre

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21. Modeling & texturing a Book

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22. make a tire in cinema 4d xl

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23. Bulb Modelling Tutorial

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24. Simple Pen in Cinema 4D

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25. Ball Bearing Gear tutorial

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26. Frozen Cells Tutorial

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27. Simple UFO Tutorial

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28. Armor plates C4D tutorial

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29. Classy Glassy Balls

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30. Trash can tutorial

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31. Cinema 4d Low Poly Gun Tutorial

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32. Making 3D Bullet Case

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33. Building Stilistic: Into to Boolean Objects

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34. Making a Pickaxe in Cinema 4D

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35. WEDDING RING

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Architecture Related tutorials

36. Interior

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37. Cinema 4D Tutorial – How to Create 3D Grass

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38. Grass Tutorial

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39. City tutorial

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40. Room Modeling tutorial

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41. City Scene

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Character Related Tutorials

42. Modeling a Zebra

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43. Making of Super Snail

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44. Bart Simpson

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45. Making of Portrait of a Silent Man

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46. Head modeling tutorial

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47. Cinema 4d head tutorial

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48. A Recipe for Skin

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Text Related Tutorials

49. Cinema4D 3D Text Tutorial

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50. How to Create Explosive Typographic Effects in Cinema 4D

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51. 3D Text

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52. Fake Dew Drops

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Icon & Logo Related Tutorials

53. Vector Logo to 3D Logo

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54. How to Make an Icon in 3D Using Cinema 4D

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Abstract Related Tutorials

55. 3D abstract tentacle tutorial

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56. Green Abstract Tutorial

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57. Crash Burn

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58. Render Tutorial

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59. Structural Renders

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Effects Related Tutorials

60. C4D Water Ripple Tutorial

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61. Spill Effect Tutorial

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62. 3D Spline Projection Tutorial

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63. Creating a Line Object Render

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64. Setting up a scene with HDRI Lighting

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Video Tutorials

65. Dvd Player Tutorial

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66. Model a fuel cap in Cinema 4D

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67. Model a Golf Ball in Cinema 4D

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68. Model a this cool Ray Gun in Cinema 4D

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69. Model a screw driver in Cinema 4D

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70. Build a BBS alloy wheel with Cinema 4D

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71. Video Tutorial Cinema 4D

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72. Lamps

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73. How to setup uncut blueprints

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74. Cinema 4D Diamonds Tutorial

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75. Creating a Helix Stair in C4D

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76. Ipod Video-Tutorial

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Other Tutorials

77. Basic GI in C4D tutorial R10

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78. 2d Path to 3d

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79. HAIR GEOMETRY

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80. how to make picture 3d

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81. Photoshop Paths to C4d

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82. Cinema 4D + Poser tutorial

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57 Comments

  1. There’s some amazing looking things in there! I’ve always been interested in 3D rendering, but I’ve never taken much time to learn as it’s always seemed so complicated!

    Would love to see a showcase inspiration post on the same subject!

  2. I’m an novice at 3ds max. I had C4D but I had more resources for max, but this will defintely get me back into it.

  3. Oh, God! This is really impressing tuts collection. I love C4D very much but I’m just starting and it’s good help. Thanks! :)

  4. Great list! Also check out some of my new Cinema tutorials that I have been doing for the last couple weeks.

    http://greyscalegorilla.com/blog/category/cinema4d/

    I’m also going through all of the CSTools and doing tutorials for them. Hope you like them.

  5. Hey when is the last time people used this site. Some of the links don’t work or the tutorial page or video is missing? Can someone fix this or is there an alternative site?

    Thanks,

    Love all of this by the way. Really helping.

  6. Yeah…! These are wonderful and great too……. I found a very valuable info here…{ revanth_ranga@yahoo.co.in }
    But I’ve some doubts regarding these…. i’m using maxon c4d R10.5.. But i’m not able to find where the hair menu is..! I’m a beginner. So can anyone suggest me how to load those brushpresets…. please… You can send me ur query thru the e-mail I mentioned above…

  7. Thanks, this is really great =)))

  8. this is the first time i visit this site but i really surprised whith it

  9. wow. so inspirative

  10. fantastic list!!

  11. very helpful really a life saver GOD BLESS YOU ALL

  12. Great list still come back to it and making my way through! Just put a new cinema 4d tutorial up at http://www.ispeakinpictures.com/category/tutorials/ with more coming soon.

    cheers

    Kieran

  13. nice epic list of tutorial,now i know how to model a car(body) u guys should make another list,and btw some of the link r broken

  14. Thanks for share…great list

  15. very useful tutorial… thanks…

  16. hey hi, great stuff – thanks.
    However there is some information that I didn’t find here – how do I create a forest in Cinema 4D

  17. wow what a great tutorial…i’m newby in cinema 4D
    thx a lot

  18. Excellent post

  19. thanks i really useful

  20. I cant put into words how grateful i’m to you for providing this list!

  21. Hey tanks a million or a zillion for the tuts I just had 2 probs on getting acrobat and photoshop to work with C4d , is there any particular version number that has to be right pl help me if possible on

  22. Great tutorials!!! but Check your website, becaus it gives me a trojan when i open it… although the virus scanner blocked…

    Greets

  23. Outstanding Work!

  24. tHANKYOU VERY MUCH!!!!

  25. truly mindblowing, these guys created an amazing 3D transformers triple changer with CINEMA 4D, watch the video at :
    cinema4dtutorial.net/?p=701

  26. It’s great to see so many high quality tutorials for Cinema 4D, its a fantastic piece of kit for those wanting to get into 3D quickly and build professional looking creations!

  27. awesome collection. im a 5 days novice and these tutes have really helped to understand the power of cinema 4d love it. when im at work i can want to get home to start editing lol.

  28. coool tnx

  29. What I really like about cinema 4d is that it offers a lot of tutorials for free with quality tools and it’s not expensive 3d max.

  30. Thnx bro Nice Tuts!!

  31. I learned about the Cinema 4D technology through your article. Thanks for sharing these nice and useful tutorials.

  32. great list i check grayscale gorilla too love to see some camera animation in c4d like best way to animate camera in c4d

  33. Nice tutorial.Thanks for sharing.

  34. Hi there. First I appreciate your Effort for people second I request you to say can you Please teach professional animation in cinema 4d for people. I mean Camera animation

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