Saturday, 8 April 2017

RP10C: Shading, Lighting, and Rendering Techniques with CINEMA 4D R18 Studio [With Videos for Hands-on Exercises]

The Shading, Lighting, and Rendering Techniques with CINEMA 4D Studio R18 textbook textbook offers a hands-on exercises based strategy and introduces digital artists to various rendering concepts in CINEMA 4D Studio R18. This brilliant guide takes you step-by-step through the whole process of shading, lighting, and rendering. From the very first pages, the users of the book will learn how to effectively use CINEMA 4D for creating great looking renders.

The strength of this book that it teaches all of the important concepts in an easy to understand language. As the readers move from hands-on exercise to hands-on exercise, they will be building their own portfolio of high quality artwork. One chapter of the book presents a foundation of techniques to help you build custom textures, maps, and designs using Photoshop. Videos are provided for all hands-on exercises of the book.

Note: This title does not have a CD with it. The videos are available for download along with other resources used in the book.

What you need?

To complete the examples and hands-on exercises in this book, you need  Studio R18 version of CINEMA 4D.

What are the main features of the book?

  • The book is written using CINEMA 4D Studio R18 in an easy to understand language.
  • Shading, lighting, and rendering techniques covered.
  • The process of creating custom textures in Photoshop explained.
  • 47 Hands-on exercises to hone your skills.
  • Videos for all hands-on exercises available for download.
  • Detailed coverage of tools and features.
  • Additional tips, guidance, and advice is provided.
  • Important terms are in bold face so that you never miss them.
  • Support for technical aspect of the book.
  • CINEMA 4D files and textures used are available for download from the accompanying website.
  • You will also get access to a ePub file that has the color images of the screenshots/diagrams used in this book. These images will help you to understand the HOEs and output. The ePub file is included with the resources.

How This Book Is Structured?

This book is divided into following units:

Unit CT1 - Introduction to UVW Mapping

  • UV Manager
  • UVs
  • UV Projection

Unit CT2 - Material Presets
  • Material Manager
  • Material Presets
  • Channels
  • Creating Materials
  • Blending Modes
  • Studio Light Setup
  • Physical Renderer

Unit CT3 - Creating Textures in Photoshop
  • Understanding non-destructive editing
  • Creating custom textures and designs
  • Creating custom diffuse, specular, bump, reflection, and normal maps

Unit CT4 - Creating Materials
  • Denim Material
  • Denim Material using Reflectance Model
  • Abstract Materials
  • Rust Material
  • Wood Materials
  • Concrete Material
  • Brick Material
  • Leather Materials
  • Rubber Material
  • Car paint Material

Unit CT5: Lighting
  • 3-Point Lighting
  • Product Visualization
  • Interior Rendering

Is the book available in other languages?

Not yet, if you are interested in translating this book, contact us.

Is this book is available in print format?


What do I need to know?

You need to have working knowledge of CINEMA 4D.

Can I reuse the CINEMA 4D files provided by you?

Absolutely, you are free to modify and use the files.

Is the technical support available?

Yes, if you face any problem related to the technical aspect of the book, submit your query using the tech support from on our website. Our technical team will get back to you ASAP.

Why buy directly from us?

If you buy directly from us, you will get the following benefits:

  • You will be able to download as many copies of the book as you want in these electronic formats: PDF, ePub and mobiAll are DRM-free.
  • You will get an update when authors fix any minor or major issue in the book at any point in time.
  • No Digital Right Management is used.
  • Technical support directly from the authors.
  • All resources available with few clicks

What is your return policy?

No returns are allowed. We can't get back book from you after returning the money. If you have any doubts, you can buy eBook from Amazon.

Still have questions?

No problem, contact us, we are more than ready to provide answers to your questions.

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