CINEMA 4D Tutorial

Tutorial: Create Balloons Using Cloth Dynamics from eyedesyn + GSG Sales Info

EJ Hassenfratz explains how to create fun mylar balloons with the cloth engine and vertex maps in Cinema 4D.

Sale: Upcoming Greyscalegorilla 24 Hour Spring Sale – Save 25% On All GSG Products – May 23, 2017 – Make more than Mylar Balloons!

Don’t miss out! Greyscalegorilla is having a 24 hour sale tomorrow at Toolfarm, May 23, 2017, where you can save 25% on everything GSG!

Greyscalegorilla 24 hour sale

This is the perfect time to get the software you or your team needs.

Save on GSG’s most popular products

gsg complete suiteGreyscalegorilla Complete Suite: $562
Regular Price $749

Everything Bundle! All the tools you need to make great renders, quickly!  Includes Transform, Light Kit Pro, HDRI Studio Rig, Signal, City Kit, Texture Kit Pro, Topcoat & the new HDRI Link.

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gsg hdri link suiteHDRI Link Suite: $171
Regular Price $229

Get HDRI Link and ALL GSG HDRI Expansion Packs for ONE LOW PRICE.  This Suite includes the HDRI Link plugin plus all of GSG’s current HDRI Expansion Packs.

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gsg hdri studio rigHDRI Studio Rig: $97
Regular Price $129

Professionally Lit Renders And Animations in Cinema 4D.  Over 70 HDRI maps and tools to quickly turn your models or scenes into perfect HDR renders.

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gsg texture kitTexture Kit Pro: $74
Regular Price $99

Essential Custom Materials for Cinema 4D.  Hundreds of custom materials from Cinema 4D artists packed into an easy to use library for your projects.

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gsg suites

Save On Greyscalegorilla Suites Too

GSG’s Motion Suite, Rendering Suite, and GSG Complete Suites are already discounted every day. But even THOSE are going on sale. That means you can get all of Greyscalegorilla’s software for $562!!! If you purchased it separately, it would be over $1300.

If you render with the Physical renderer in C4D, check out the C4D Rendering Suite and get it for $356 instead of $475.

This sale starts at 7am PDT Tuesday May 23 and ends at 7am PDT Wednesday May 24, 2017.


After Effects Script

Free: Pixelate It v2 for After Effects by Eyedesyn @adobeae #8-bit

Pixelate It has been updated!

EJ Hassenfratz of Eyedesyn has updated this retro script Pixelate It for After Effects that will pixelate selected layers in your comp with one click! Adjust the pixel size and color/contrast for a 8 or 16-bit, or custom-bit level look!

Intro Video

Features of Pixelate It v2

  • A New Deflicker tool
  • Pixelate your animations in one single click
  • Pixelate a full scene or just individual layers
  • Pixel Mode makes for perfectly square pixels, regardless of your After Effects comp dimensions
  • Add or Remove the effect by selecting layer & clicking button
  • A Dockable UI

Download the new version of Pixelate It at Eyedesyn – Thanks for Sharing!

Check out these other great products from Eyedesyn

  • Sketch and Toon Model Pack for CINEMA 4DSketch & Toon Model Pack v.01 includes over 30 C4D models that are 100% ready for use in Sketch & Toon! Each model includes 2D Cel Shader textures and scene elements such as cameras, lights, and backgrounds. Not only that but a good chunk of these models are fully animated!

    $30.00 From $28.50  SHOP NOW

  • eyedesyn Text Edge Pro
    Text Edge FX Pro is a must have tool for anyone who works with 3D type or logos inside of CINEMA 4D. Take your 3D text to the next level with this all-in-one bevel toolkit.

    $59.00 From $56.05  SHOP NOW

  • eyedesyn Quick Matte Pro
    Quick Matte Pro has been designed to take care of all your matting & object buffer needs quickly and efficiently without having to worry about all the setup!

    $24.00 From $22.80  SHOP NOW

Interested in more 8-Bit Looks for your video projects?

PacManTutorial: Classic 8-Bit Video Game Effect

Paul Ezzy shows you how to make this super cool animated 8-bit Pac-Man from scratch in Boris Continuum Complete inside Adobe After Effects.

Filters used BCC Particle Array, BCC Film Glow, and BCC Light Wrap.

Don’t have Boris Continuum Complete? Download a free demo.

8-bit5 Tutorials Giving the 8-bit Look of Old Video Games + Some 8-bit Inspiration

I posted these a while back at AE Freemart and the tutorials include:

  • Quick Tip: Create an 8-Bit Style in After Effects
  • Digieffects Damage | Artifact – 8bit Gaming Tutorial
  • After Effects Tutorial: Retro 8-Bit Video Game Title Screen
  • How to Animate Retro Pixel Art in After Effects
  • Creating 8 Bit Animation
  • Inspiration: 8-bit Cinema: The Big Lebowski and Pulp Fiction
  • Inspiration: Retro 8-Bit Video Game Title Screen

Check out the post here.