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Express Introduction to 3D: From Zero to Render with Cinema 4D

A course by Zigor Samaniego , Illustrator, 3D Modeler, and Designer

Illustrator, 3D Modeler, and Designer. Madrid, Spain.
Joined June 2009

Learn to create professional 3D renders from scratch

  • Best seller
  • 99% positive reviews (805)
  • 12862 students
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn to create professional 3D renders from scratch

Venturing out into the world of 3D modeling can seem a little daunting at first. Luckily, Zigor Samaniego, an illustrator and designer specialized in 3D modeling and video-game graphics, is here to guide you as you take your first steps into this vast universe of endless possibilities.

In this course, learn to use the essential tools available in Cinema 4D with an easy-to-follow method and start creating captivating images right away.

This course goes hand in hand with 3D Animation for Non Animators with Cinema 4D and Creation of Characters with ZBrush and Cinema 4D, where Zigor helps you take your skills to the next level by teaching you how to design, model, and render your own characters and create animations for social media with Cinema 4D.

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What will you learn in this online course?

22 lessons & 11 downloads

Cinema 4D Interface - Part 1
14 minutes, 5 seconds
Cinema 4D Interface - Part 2
16 minutes, 7 seconds
Cinema 4D Interface - Part 3
19 minutes, 24 seconds
Materials
11 minutes, 35 seconds
Where to get objects
7 minutes, 30 seconds
  • 99% positive reviews (805)
  • 12862 students
  • 22 lessons (3h 48m)
  • 11 additional resources (9 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a still-life promotional image bursting with color using DIY 3D scanning techniques and a portable photo studio.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Designers, animators, illustrators, and artists in general who want to journey out fearlessly into the world of 3D modeling.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, you need a sketchbook, a pencil, a camera, and a computer with Photoshop and Cinema 4D installed (no external render engine is required).


Reviews

12862 Students
805 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Zigor Samaniego

A course by Zigor Samaniego

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Illustrator, 3D Modeler, and Designer

Zigor Samaniego is an illustrator, 3D modeler, and designer specialized in Photoshop, Cinema 4D, and After Effects. With his passion for digital illustration, he has spent over ten years using 3D modeling software to create graphics for indie games, advertising campaigns, and editorial projects, working for top companies such as Ogilvy and Nickelodeon as well as famous magazines like WIRED.

He considers his personal projects the key to his success. Through them, he experiments with new techniques that he applies in his commercial work and teaches in workshops all over the world.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Everything important about Cinema 4D in one hour

    • Cinema 4D Interface - Part 1
    • Cinema 4D Interface - Part 2
    • Cinema 4D Interface - Part 3
    • materials
    • Where to get objects
    • How the Domestika scenario works - Part 1
    • How the Domestika scenario works - Part 2
  • U3

    Totem

    • Sketch
    • Modeling
    • Render and materials
    • Photoshop editing
  • U4

    Pet

    • Sketch
    • Modeling
    • Materials and render
    • Photoshop editing
  • U5

    Advertising image

    • What is 3D scanning?
    • Photograph the model
    • From the photos to the computer
    • DJ of the vertices
    • Photoshop editing
  • FP

    Final project

    • Express introduction to 3D: from scratch to render with Cinema 4D

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

  • Certificates
    Plus

    If you're a Plus member, get a custom certificate signed by your teacher for every course. Share it on your portfolio, social media, or wherever you like.

  • Get front-row seats

    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

  • Watch professionally produced courses

    Domestika curates its teacher roster and produces every course in-house to ensure a high-quality online learning experience.


FAQs

Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

You can redeem the course you received by accessing the redeeming page and entering your gift code.

If you're a Plus member, when you complete a course you've purchased, you'll instantly get your personalized certificate. You can see all your certificates in the Certificates section of your profile. You can download your certificates as PDFs and share the link online. Learn more about certificates.

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Express Introduction to 3D: From Zero to Render with Cinema 4D. 3D, and Animation course by Zigor Samaniego Best seller

Express Introduction to 3D: From Zero to Render with Cinema 4D

A course by Zigor Samaniego
Illustrator, 3D Modeler, and Designer. Madrid, Spain.
Joined June 2009
  • 99% positive reviews (805)
  • 12862 students