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Announcement: Octane Texture Pack Pro

I’m excited to team up with my friend Alessandro from Renderking to offer the Octane Texture Pack Pro! It has 100 incredibly detailed and high resolution textures. This product has been over a year in the making with any ior, dispersions and sss values physically correct to the real world. This pack is a must have for pro level textures!

Please click on thumbnails for a full res version to see the details!

        

Click here to buy now for only $59!

“For any serious Octane user, this is a no-brainer. Gorgeous materials at your disposal with just a click. The pack I was waiting for!”

   – A Customer Named Guido

Requirements:

Octane 3.05 and above

Cinema 4D R15 and above

Click here to buy now for only $59!

Announcement: Pxl Dirt Rig for Octane: Grunge It Up!

I’m beyond stoked to share this Octane for C4D product. Quickly add complex dirt, grunge and worn looks to your materials. You can also add stickers and patterns. The best part is that it takes very complex mix materials, noises, shaders and layers and puts them all in a very easy to use interface which is fast and fun to play around with. I hope you find it useful! I teamed up with Cedric Henry, from PXLNTWRk to make this available to you.

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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!

Free Greeble Displacement Map Generator Application

Just ran across an epic free app to make 8K res displacement maps (greeble style). It’s called JSplacement. Lots of options and variety to play with so you can customize them. I think there is even a way to add your own sprites. Pretty sweet! Level up your daily renders yo. Get the app here: https://windmillart.net/?p=jsplacement
Also, check out David’s tutorials here: www.eyedesyn.com/tutorials

Cinema 4D & Otoy Octane Tutorial: Shadow Catcher for Compositing

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to set up your Octane scene so you can “catch” shadows by using a Matte option. This will help out with your compositing in AE. Hope it helps!

Cinema 4D Octane Tutorial: Scatter Object Overview

Quick overview of my new favorite tool in C4D Octane: the Scatter Object. It’s incredible for handling a bazillion clones with ease. Dig in! Also, here is the free coca cola bottle model if you want it.

Neon Sign Generator for Cinema 4D Octane

Hey guys, I have a sweet rad Octane resource for you to check out. Aaron Covrett e-mailed me asking if I would like to spread the word. He created a Neon sign generator for Cinema 4D Octane. It’s pretty rad!

You can change size, textures, colors, animation settings etc. very quickly with an xpresso set up. It’s a gumroad thing, so you can snag it up or pay him what you want. Hope you find it useful!

Click here to get the Octane sign generator rig

Cinema 4D Octane Lights Kit

My friend Daniel Mozbäuchel, who has provided us a lot of great freebies in the past, has created a really nice lights kit for Octane! A couple of my favorite features are the spotlight, which is not available in native Octane. Also included is a really handy infinite floor rig, which you can add to your scene in 1 click and have a floor that goes off into the distance with no seams.

Other items include Area/Shape, Sunlight and HDRI Sky objects, each with easy xpresso settings to solo/unsolo, add gobos/textures, easily move them with targets and the native Octane options. The other great thing about this kit is you can copy lights without having to use xpresso like some other products out there.

And finally it comes with a script so you can add these as buttons to your HUD and don’t have to constantly be digging in your .lib4d content browser. If you want some great Octane features like the spotlight, or you want a super quick infinite floor preset, check it out! It’s a pay what you want product, so help Daniel out if you can.

Click here to get more information

 

Octane Tutorial: Fix Hot Pixel Fireflies & Faster Renders

A couple tips on using GI Clamp and Hot Pixel Removal to fix fireflies in your scene and speed up your renders. Hopefully this helps you out!

C4D Octane Quick Tip For Fixing White Fringe on Alpha Textures

Super quick, but hopefully helpful. If you need to add an alpha texture, here are a couple things to keep in mind. Also, if you have that nasty white pixel fringe on your alpha channel, hopefully this technique will fix that. Cheers!

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