Join Donovan Keith for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the various material channels, part of Creating Materials in CINEMA 4D.
In this video, we're going to briefly go over the different material channels…available to you in Cinema 4D. Don't worry if you don't catch everything…the first time around. I'll be going into more detail about each…of these channels in future videos. Open up the Tile Tarnish Material that you…find in your Materials browser here. You'll see that we have the color channel…activated and inside of the color, I've loaded an image of some brick that I…photographed near my apartment. I'm going to take my preview here and make…it larger. I'm going to right-click and choose Open Window.…This is going to allow me to adjust the size of my preview window, and I'm going…to choose something large just so that our demonstration's a little bit more…interesting here. If you want, you can also switch to a…different object by right-clicking and choosing for example a cube or a rounded cube.…
Or you can even try something a little more odd or abstract like this Object with…Soft Shadow. Which gives us a good preview of a…
- 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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