Creating custom materials in Cinema 4D or Cinema 4D Lite can be a very powerful way to drastically change how your 3D scenes appear. There have been some major updates to how materials and reflectance works starting in Cinema 4D R16, so whether you're completely new to materials, or familiar with Materials in Cinema 4D and want to know where the hell the Reflection tab went, you'll be up to speed in no time on how 3D materials work in Cinema 4D.
In this video, I'll cover how to make a quick reflective material using the legacy settings, and then get into how the new layered Reflectance system works starting in Cinema 4D Lite R16.
Want to learn more about Cinema 4D Lite to get off the ground in 3D?
Learn how to Create a 3D extruded logo in Cinema 4D or Cinema 4D Lite.
Then learn how to Work with Materials and Reflectance textures in Cinema 4D.
Next learn about 3D Lighting and HDRI Sky images in Cinema 4D.
And then learn about Creating Animation, working with Keyframes, and the Cinema 4D Timeline.
Finally, learn some Fancy post-production effects like linking Optical Flares to Cinema 4D Animations.
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