Man oh man do we have a freebie today! This is created by my friend Rick Ellis, who has created some of our most popular free models. Rick created a Button Kit for Cinema 4D with dozens of different buttons, dials, knobs etc. for you to use in your projects. I love this kit, such a cool idea! Rick has been super generous so I encourage you to send him a little paypal donation for his efforts if you can. His paypal address is:[email protected]
The download is free for commercial or personal use. Make sure to thank Rick in the comments or over on his site, rickdellis.com
Yet another great free Cinema 4D model by Simon Spencer-Harvey. This one is another piece of architecture: a full modern wind tunnel C4D scene. Hopefully you can find some good use for it. Huge thanks to Simon. Enjoy!
I’ve been messing around with sculpting quite a bit lately and it’s a ton of fun. This tutorial is a quick primer to get you started in Cinema 4D sculpting. In this tutorial I’ll go over setting up your sculpt, using stamps and presets and how to use height maps (I use ones from terrain.party). Enjoy! If you sculpt anything cool I would love to see your progress. Hit me up on twitter, @jorenkandel
We have a great new freebie for you today! It’s an architectural model of the Aeon Flux Wind Tunnel. This is a great 3D environment to put your objects in, or to use in a sci-fi or industrial type animation. Hope you find a fun use for it. This model was created by Simon Spencer-Harvey, so huge thanks to him for sharing. Enjoy!
UPDATE: The contest is closed. I just drew the winner and the prize goes to Jeremy from dreadnaughtdigial.com Congrats Jeremy, and thanks to the rest of you for entering. Cheers!
We’re going to do a 1 week contest and the winner will get a free Events and Venues Pack! The rules are simple:
1. Post on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc. about the Events and Venues Pack. You can write whatever you want, and you can snag images from my blog to use if you want, but it has to include this link: https://www.thepixellab.net/events-and-venues-pack-over-50-c4d-models
2. After posting, simply drop a comment under this post saying “DONE” and I will choose the winner randomly next week.
3. If you want the pack, go ahead and purchase it. If you win the contest I will reimburse your purchase.
Thanks for supporting the site by spreading the word, I really appreciate it. Have fun, and good luck!!
You can check out StreetView4D for making 360 hdris from google streetview scenes here: http://bit.ly/29PlCtF
In this great tutorial, Simon Spencer-Harvey, a co-conspirator with me at The Pixel Lab, shows you how to create your own HDRI for free in Cinema 4D. This is a great way to light a scene in a creative and customizable way, especially for scenarios that are more specific. You will also learn a lot about HDRIs along the way. Make sure to watch past the middle when he digs into the meat of the procedure. Enjoy!
Last week I posted a character model from Ace5Studios. They just wrote me to let me know that they have another free character model out as well. This one is a fully rigged Marvin model! If you’re interested in rigging/characters, download and play away, it’s a lot of fun. Thanks Ace5Studios!
In Cinema 4D, if you want to do a turntable animation or have anything spin from direct center, here is a quick tip to minimize your headaches. Hope it helps you out! (Model from our City Pack)
My friend Jim Field just keeps cranking out so much awesome content! Jim is the artist behind the sweet pocket watch model as well as a cottage house and Moor Park manor house we gave away awhile ago. Today he’s giving away free Cinema 4d models of a Dual Neck Guitar and Amp. Please make sure to thank Jim in the comments for his efforts and generosity!