Announcement: Pixel Lab Mega Sale!

It’s that time of year! We only run two sales a year, and this is the big one. So, for one week only we are doing 30% off the entire store* and 50% off the Mega Pack! Here are the discount codes:

For 30% off anything*: megasale30

For 50% off the Mega-Pack: megasale50

Just head over to and make sure to add the codes above at checkout. Enjoy!

Also, remember, we still have a few days left to save $10 on our brand new Octane Lighting Essentials product if you’re interested!

You can find more info here

*The Octane Lighting Essentials product is NOT included because we just launched it and it has it’s own discount code. DEM Earth is also not included in the sale.

    Announcement: C4D Octane Lighting Essentials

    I’m thrilled to introduce Octane Lighting Essentials for Cinema 4D! I have again teamed up with my friend Alessandro from Renderking. Jump start your lighting with 10 completely customizable lighting studios. Each one has a full xpresso rig so you can easily modify the lights and colors.

    The exciting thing about this pack is that we are committing to monthly updates for at least one year. We will be adding new studio light setups monthly with free updates to customers! We would like to integrate any user feedback and requests for new scenes so you can be involved in where this product evolves. Here are the 10 scenes currently included:

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      Free Cinema 4D Snow Globe Model

      We have a new free model to usher in the holiday season! This was created by my good friend Adam Schmisek. You can check out his work and contact him here:

      Feel free to use for personal or commercial work. Massive thanks to Adam for sharing!

      Click here to download the free snow globe model

        MeshBoolean Plugin for C4D: Solve Your Booleean Woes

        I found a really great plugin and wanted to recommend it to you. It’s called MeshBoolean and it changes the way you work with boolean objects in C4D. It creates really quick booles with clean faces and has a lot of options including symmetry and beveling the cut edges. Make sure to check out the demo video. Highly recommended!

        Click to here to learn more


          3D Cube World Modeling Contest Results

          The results are in! Below are all of the entries into our latest modeling contest. The theme was “Cube World.” I’m pumped to see the incredible work by many artists who entered. I hope it was a great experiment and you all learned a lot. If you want to do a new contest, just let me know. I will host them if people are interested! I chose my two favorite entries to win the contest and win a free pack. Congrats to Jacob Behunin and Baris Oktem! Great work everybody!

          Jacob Behunin

          Baris OktemWojciech Getka Alfie Landayan Aldo PulellaAndre De Young Model Azarikh Brian Pilgrim Dave Williams Eric Sylvester Jeremy Laplatine Jose Zuniga Josue Gonzalez Mark Dearman Robin PereiraLeonardo Isidro

            Free C4D 3D Model: Cartoon Race Car

            Remco is back from his crazy freelance schedule to share another free C4D model with us! This one is an awesome cartoon race car inspired by Despicable Me. Hope you guys have some fun with it! As always, feel free to use for personal or commercial use. Thanks Remco!

            Click here to download free cartoon race car model

              C4D Tutorial: How to Make Underwater Volumetric God Rays

              Quick overview of volumetric lights in C4D and how to set up underwater God Rays. Hope it helps you out!

              Get the free C4D 3D SeaLab model here

                Free C4D 3D Model: SeaLab

                New freebie! This one is a underwater SeaLab model. The SeaLab program ran in the 1960’s to research underwater habitats and to learn about what humans can endure physiologically. It’s very interesting, if you want to check into it. I read the book “Sealab” by Ben Hellwarth and highly recommend it. Pretty fascinating! Anyway, enough history. This model was made by my friend Rick Ellis ( Texturing/lighting is by yours truly. Feel free to use for anything you want, commercial or personal. Enjoy!

                click here to download the free sealab 3D model

                  Cinema 4D Tutorial: Solo Options Overview

                  In this video I’ll show you the 4 different Solo buttons in Cinema 4D and how they work. Hope it helps you out!

                    Cinema 4D Quick Tip: Pulling Focus on Tricky Scenes

                    If your scene is really dense, sometimes your focus picker seems to just jam up and not work which is quite frustrating. This is a super simple tip but the quick hack will help you pull focus without any hassle. Hope it helps!

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