Character and Setting Design with Cinema 4D and Octane

A course by Horacio Camacho , Designer and Illustrator

Designer and Illustrator. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined May 2017

Learn to create stylized 3D illustrations that tell stories inspired by emotions using Cinema 4D and Octane Render

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 257 students

Learn to create stylized 3D illustrations that tell stories inspired by emotions using Cinema 4D and Octane Render

A course by Horacio Camacho

Horacio Camacho is a passionate illustrator and designer who also loves storytelling. His signature style, characterized by an expressive 3D language, has led him to collaborate with big-name brands like Apple, Microsoft, and Pelikan.

In this online course, learn to create your own 3D characters and settings alongside Horacio. He shares his design techniques and teaches you how to weave emotion into your work to tell compelling stories.

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What will you learn in this online course?

20 lessons & 23 downloads

Story Creation
3 minutes, 54 seconds
Environment 1
11 minutes, 10 seconds
Environment 2
11 minutes, 16 seconds
The Elements
19 minutes, 12 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 257 students
  • 20 lessons (4h 3m)
  • 23 additional resources (11 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 3D illustration that tells a story based on a specific emotion.

Who is this online course for?

Anyone with an interest in visual storytelling.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, you just need a computer with the following programs: Cinema 4D, Octane, After Effects, and Photoshop.

New to Adobe After Effects? In that case, we recommend taking Domestika Basics courses to learn how to use the software: Introduction to After Effects.


Reviews

257 Students
9 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Horacio Camacho

A course by Horacio Camacho

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Designer and Illustrator

Horacio Camacho is an illustrator and designer who loves telling stories through images. He began to cultivate this facet of his art through motion graphics and 2D design, but slowly gravitated towards 3D, as it offered greater creative possibilities and the opportunity to combine his passion for design, illustration, and photography.

He has collaborated on projects for brands like Apple, Microsoft, and Pelikan, which have given him the space to explore new ways to connect ideas and create abstract designs that defy reality. His current work revolves around 3D visual storytelling with a focus on conveying ideas through characters, settings, and conceptual designs.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Conceptualization

    • Story Creation
    • Searching for References and Mood Board
    • First Sketches in Adobe Photoshop
  • U3

    Modeling: From the Sketch to the 3D World

    • Environment 1
    • Environment 2
    • The Elements
    • The Animal Character 1
    • The Animal Character 2
    • The Face
    • The Body 1
    • The Body 2
  • U4

    The Model Comes to Life

    • Lighting Setup 1
    • Lighting Setup 2
    • Material Creation 1
    • Material Creation 2
    • Rendering in Octane
  • U5

    The last touches and the final image

    • Compositing in Adobe After Effects
    • Applications for your final image
  • FP

    Final project

    • Character and Setting Design with Cinema 4D and Octane

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Character and Setting Design with Cinema 4D and Octane. 3D, and Animation course by Horacio Camacho

Character and Setting Design with Cinema 4D and Octane

A course by Horacio Camacho
Designer and Illustrator. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined May 2017
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 257 students