Editing primitive objects


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Editing primitive objects

So now for the exciting stuff. We're now going to start editing our primitive objects and building things from them in Cinema 4D. So I've started in 'chapter301start.aep' in After Effects. I'm going to select the Cinema 4D file, hit Cmd+E, or Ctrl+E on Windows, to edit original. And that's opening it up in Cinema 4D. Now, before you start modeling, you need to make sure you're familiar with the navigation tools in Cinema 4D. So, if you haven't done it already, have a little practice with the navigation tools.

It's very different from After Effects and it takes a little bit of getting used to. So, holding down the 1 key on the keyboard will allow you to move around your view, holding down the 2 key will allow you to zoom in and out of the view. And holding down 3 will allow you to orbit around a few. Now, handy little thing in Cinema 4D is, you can actually undo your view options. So Cmd+Shift, or Ctrl+Shift on Windows Z will allow you to undo your view actions.

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Editing primitive objects
Video duration: 5m 18s 9h 33m Beginner Updated Apr 08, 2016

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Editing primitive objects 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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