How to Create a 3D Extruded Logo in Cinema 4D or Cinema 4D Lite

Completely new to working in 3D using Cinema 4D, or looking to create a 3D animation using a logo? One of Cinema 4D's most powerful features is how quick and easy it can be to create a nice looking 3D logo from an existing logo. In this 5 part series, learn about getting started with Cinema 4D using Cinema 4D Lite, packaged for free with After Effects CC. In this first part we'll talk about bringing your logo from illustrator into Cinema 4D, creating the 3D geometry, and building out the 3D logo in a smart way.

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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