Join Donovan Keith for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Content Browser, part of Creating Materials in CINEMA 4D.
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In this video, we're going to talk about the content browser.…And how you can use it to take a scene that's sort of naked like this.…And turn it into a fully textured scene in just a matter of minutes.…We're starting with a scene that's got a teapot, a table, which is made out of a cube.…And a back wall that's made out of a plane.…By the end of this series you'll be able to create almost any material you want…from scratch. However just because you can do something,…doesn't mean you need to. Cinema 40 comes with a number of preset…content libraries, which are available from your Content browser.…Now, depending on your version of Cinema 4D, you may have access to different resources.…
If your using Cinema 4D Prime, you'll have access to fewer materials than someone who…was say using Cinema 40 studio. Let's go ahead and explore our Content browser.…Start by clicking on the Content Browser tab on the right hand side of your screen.…Next, let's click on the Presets button up on the top of our screen.…What this will do is bring us to a Preset folder that stores a number of presets for…
- Applying materials to objects, NURBs caps, and polygon selections
- Creating glass using transparency and refraction
- Building colorful backgrounds
- Creating plastic, metal, and concrete
- Mapping an image to a video screen
- Adjusting material placement
- Creating layered materials with photographs and the Filter shader
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Understanding Materials
2. Creating Simple Materials
3. Working with Shaders
4. Working with Textures
5. Applying Materials with Texture Projections
6. Creating Layered Materials
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