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Intimidated by 3D modeling packages? Dip a toe in the water with CINEMA 4D (C4D) Lite, a slimmed down version of CINEMA 4D included with After Effects CC. Motion graphics designer Angie Taylor shows you how to build a complete sequence in C4D Lite, progressing from initial object modeling, to animation, lighting, camera rigging, texturing, and final render. Plus, learn to animate text, create random movement with wiggle expressions, track cameras in live-action footage to add new 3D elements, and light your scene. Angie also round-trips the project files to After Effects for visual effects and color correction. With over 100 videos, this course allows you to explore almost every aspect of 3D motion graphics creation, within this accessible introductory tool.
Adding Purses to your Render is very easy in CINEMA 4D. All you need to do is just go to your Render settings, in the Render menu, and go to Edit Render Settings. And in here, you add your Multi-Pass options. First thing that you have to do is click on this checkbox to enable Multi-Pass rendering. Now we'll talk about adding lights to the pass later, so we'll leave that for now. Now there is a couple ways that you can do this.
You can go into the Multi-Pass > Add All, and that will add all of these passes. And you see that there is lots of different options for passes. You could output a pass for your Ambient Occlusion, for example, so that you could boost that in post-production. Or maybe increase the contrast, or adjust the levels of the Ambient Occlusion just to make it a bit stronger. There's all sorts of other passes available in here. I'm not going to go through all of them, but you've got Depth passes, Reflection, Shadow passes, Specular highlights.
All these things can be output as individual passes that can then be adjusted in post production. I don't generally add all of them. I just add the ones that I'd know that I will want to adjust in post production, like the shadows, for example. So, we'll add Shadow, and that's basically all you need to do. And then we'll click on Multi-Pass again, this time we'll choose Diffuse. Again, we will choose Reflection. You see, adding passes is extremely easy.
And then when you output your image, instead of just saving one image or one movie, it will save multiple passes. So one for the shadow, one for the diffuse, one for the reflection. And CINEWARE can combine those passes in After Effects, and we'll have a look at how that does that later. And how we can adjust these passes in one of the following movies.
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