Adding reflections in CINEMA 4D


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Adding reflections in CINEMA 4D

- We're now gonna have a look at how we can add Reflection to surfaces in Cinema 4D. Here I have my floor layer, my text layer, and my robot layer and we're in Chapter10_04_R16.aep if you want to follow along. And what I want to do is I want to make the floor reflective so as well as seeing shadows cast on to the floor we can see the robot reflected on to the floor. So what we're gonna do is we're just gonna jump over to Cinema 4D and here we have the scene in Cinema 4D and at the moment I just have this kind of default Texture Tag here which is the default material that was on my Shadow Catcher.

Now if I double-click that Tag it will open up the Material editor here where I can make changes to that Material. Now if we go into the Basic tab over the Material editor you'll see it defaults to having Color and Reflectance on. Now this is new to R16. Used to be a Reflection channel and a Specular channel. They've now been replaced by the single Reflectance channel. Which can be used to c...

Adding reflections in CINEMA 4D
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Adding reflections in CINEMA 4D provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Angie Taylor as part of the CINEMA 4D Lite for After Effects: Getting Started

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