3D Modeling for Advertising with Cinema 4D and OctaneRender

A course by Yonito Tanu
Art Director and 3D Artist. Valencia, Spain.
On Domestika since 09/30/2017
, Art Director and 3D Artist

Learn how to create visually stunning compositions in 3D to highlight a product's features

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  • 152 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian
 3D Modeling for Advertising with Cinema 4D and OctaneRender

Learn how to create visually stunning compositions in 3D to highlight a product's features


  • 100% Positive reviews (2)
  • 152 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: English
  • Level: Beginner
  • 24 Lessons (4h 45m)
  • Available from the app
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian
  • Unlimited access forever


For advertisers, CGI and 3D modeling are often a cost-effective way to inject a visual wow factor into a campaign. By placing products in otherwise impossible settings, you can better highlight their features and convey their concept. Yonito Tanu is an expert at just that, having designed 3D advertising pieces for Pringles, Mahou, Red Bull, Absolut, and more.

In this course, learn the basics of 3D modeling. Discover shading, texturing, lighting, and rendering using Cinema 4D and OctaneRender. Finally, apply your knowledge to an advertising still life based on a unique theme proposed by Yonito.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Preparation
  • U3
    U3. Production
  • U4
    U4. Post-production
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Start by getting to know Yonito and how he got involved in 3D arts. Learn what 3D CGI is and how you can use it to add value to the world of advertising. Then, go through a quick outline of the course.

Discover the basic interface of Cinema 4D and start to do some basic modeling using geometry and splines. Then, get started with OctaneRender to create a simple composition and render it.

It’s time to start working on your final project. Yonito outlines the process from start to finish, going from rough sketch to a finalized piece. Based on a sketch, learn how to make a block composition by applying basic geometry to Cinema 4D. Then, set up the lighting, look at render settings, and give color to the models.

Make your final render using OctaneRender. Learn how to save it and export it to Adobe Photoshop for final retouching. Finish the course by learning some of Yonito’s favorite CGI tips and tricks.

What is this course's project?

Create a 3D still life visual with a fictional product, based on a specific theme

Who is it for?

Anyone looking to venture into the 3D world for the first time.

What you need

No previous knowledge is needed to take this course.

Regarding materials, you’ll need a computer with the following software installed: Cinema 4D, OctaneRender, and Adobe Photoshop.


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Yonito Tanu

A course by Yonito Tanu

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Art Director and 3D Artist

Yonito Tanu is an Indonesian art director and 3D artist based in Valencia, Spain. He has over ten years of experience working in the advertising and design world and is the founder of Hunky-dunky, a creative studio where his passion for blending surreal worlds and color is brought to life.

His style is characterized by its playful use of color, making his creations bright, joyful, and life-like, all within the surreal settings he imagines. His client list includes Bankia, Cruzcampo, Mahou, Mad Cool Festival, Absolut, Burger King, and others.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Introduction
    • Influences
    • What Will We Do in This Course?
  • U2

    Preparation

    • Intro to Cinema 4D 1
    • Intro to Cinema 4D 2
    • Basic 3D Modelling
    • Understanding OctaneRender 1
    • Understanding OctaneRender 2
    • Making a Fast Composition
    • Getting Inspired, Finding Concept and Sketching Your Idea
  • U3

    Production

    • Starting With the Sketch
    • Organize the Project 1
    • Organize the Project 2
    • Modelling Objects 1
    • Modelling Objects 2
    • Modelling Objects 3
    • Modelling Objects 4
    • Modelling Objects 5
    • Modelling Objects 6
    • Modelling Objects 7
    • Render Setup and Lighting in Octane
    • Coloring the Models
  • U4

    Post-production

    • Rendering and Photoshop for Post-production
    • Tips and Tricks
  • FP

    Final Project

    • 3D Modeling for Advertising with Cinema 4D and OctaneRender

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 3D Modeling for Advertising with Cinema 4D and OctaneRender. A  course by Yonito Tanu

3D Modeling for Advertising with Cinema 4D and OctaneRender

A course by Yonito Tanu
Art Director and 3D Artist. Valencia, Spain.
On Domestika since 09/30/2017
  • 100% Positive reviews (2)
  • 152 students