3D Interior Visualizations: Design Retro Spaces in Cinema 4D

A course by Andrew Morgan
3D Artist. Bristol, United Kingdom.
Joined September 2021
, 3D Artist

Create immersive, 80s-inspired 3D environments in Cinema 4D and bring them to life with lighting techniques in Redshift

  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 241 students
  • Audio: English

Create immersive, 80s-inspired 3D environments in Cinema 4D and bring them to life with lighting techniques in Redshift



  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 241 students
  • 20 lessons (3h 23m)
  • 14 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Working in 3D gives you maximum flexibility as an artist, and allows you to create evocative artwork that people connect with. 3D artist Andrew Morgan specializes in creating immersive three-dimensional environments using digital tools. As well as working for clients like Aconite, he founded his own brand in 2017, where he experiments with different kinds of media, from virtual reality to poster art.

In this course, Andrew teaches you how to create 3D interior visualizations using Cinema 4D and Redshift. Discover the tools and techniques you need to build vibrant and compelling environments with a retro twist and a splash of neon. Are you ready to express yourself in 3D?

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Getting Inspired
  • U3
    U3. Creating the Scene
  • U4
    U4. Final Polishing
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Begin the course by getting to know 3D artist Andrew Morgan. He talks through his career and how he came to start his brand, Dreamfibre. Discover the fellow artists who inspire the work he creates.

Gather reference materials to inspire your concept; Andrew shares where he finds his inspiration, along with his advice for building a library of references. Dive into some basic 3D modeling techniques, from extruding to plane cutting, before setting up Cinema 4D in preparation for your final project.

Time to begin building your 3D environment, starting with the room composition. Use shapes to block out each element of your design, including windows, furniture, and more. Learn how to model a curved retro sofa along with other, more detailed elements to give your design a luxurious feel. Add neon features to decorate your room, before incorporating things like columns, plants, and water to add realism and depth to your work.

Bring your 3D environment to life with the digital tools of Redshift. Andrew shares his approach to adding light to his work before showing you how to add other basic materials to your environment as well as the finishing touches. To end the course, hear Andrew’s advice for sharing your work on social media.

What is this course's project?

Create a vibrant, neon interior scene in Cinema 4D and enhance it with lighting techniques in Redshift.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in architectural visualization who wants to learn to create immersive 3D environments using digital tools.

Requirements and materials

Previous experience with Cinema 4D and Redshift would be beneficial.

You will need access to a computer with these programs installed.


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Andrew Morgan

A course by Andrew Morgan

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Andrew Morgan is a 3D artist based in Bristol, England. He first became interested in 3D design as a teenager, when he would create new levels for his favorite video games. He went on to study media arts at the University of Plymouth, before working as a web designer for over 10 years. In search of a career that gave him more creative freedom, Andrew then started learning how to design in 3D in his spare time, and began posting his work on social media.

Now he shares his designs with over 30K followers on Instagram alongside running his brand Dreamfibre, which he started in 2017. He experiments with different kinds of media, from virtual reality to poster art, and has worked on projects including a series of 3D rendered scenes for the video game HoloVista.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Influences
    • About Me
  • U2

    Getting Inspired

    • Reference Material
    • Intro to 3D Modeling: Basic Techniques
    • Setting up Cinema 4D
  • U3

    Creating the Scene

    • Blocking Out Room Composition 1
    • Blocking Out Room Composition 2
    • Modeling the Sofa
    • Modeling the Pool Ladder
    • Modeling the Glass Block Wall
    • Bring On the Neon!
    • Room Detailing
    • To Learn More: Column
    • To Learn More: Cushion
    • To Learn More: Plant
  • U4

    Final Polishing

    • Lighting Your Scene With Redshift
    • Creating and Applying Materials 1
    • Creating and Applying Materials 2
    • Post Processing
    • Sharing to Social Media
  • FP

    Final project

    • 3D Interior Visualizations: Design Retro Spaces in Cinema 4D

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3D Interior Visualizations: Design Retro Spaces in Cinema 4D. 3D, and Animation course by Andrew Morgan

3D Interior Visualizations: Design Retro Spaces in Cinema 4D

A course by Andrew Morgan
3D Artist. Bristol, United Kingdom.
Joined September 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 241 students