25 Amazing Tutorials Integrating Photoshop With Cinema 4D

Photoshop is one of the most powerful and loved design softwares around, but sometimes is better to experiment and try combining it with some other programs in order to achieve really good results and reach its full potential, mostly because of the synergy it has with other design software as Adobe Illustrator, Flash, After Effects or Cinema 4D for example. So here are 25 Amazing Tutorials Integrating Photoshop With Cinema 4D.

Beautiful Xmas Wallpaper in Cinema 4D and Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a 3D text in Cinema 4D, then in Photoshop we will import the .3DS file and play with it using the Photoshop 3D capabilities. We will also play with some filters, brushes and blend modes to create the effect.

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Incredibly Realistic Water Text in Cinema 4D and Photoshop

So, in this tutorial I will show you how to create a water text effect. Even though it might look compex it’s a very simple effect. We will use Illustrator for the text, then Cinema 4D to make it a 3D text and Photoshop to mix the 3D with some real photos to create a nice and realistic result.

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Cinema 4D and Photoshop 3D Lighting Effects

In this tutorial we will go over how to create 3D text in Cinema 4D, render it out in regular and wireframe mode, then import it into Photoshop to add the final touches, which includes all sorts of lighting effects. This tutorial will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

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Create an Event Poster with C4D and Photoshop

In part one of this tutorial I will be showing you step-by-step in Photoshop to edit text in order to create a neat, tight typographic image, then exporting vector information from Photoshop into Cinema 4D, where you will learn the basics of creating 3D text, building a stage, creating a studio light setup and finally rendering with Global Illumination using Vray.

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How to Create Explosive Typographic Effects in Cinema 4D

In this tutorial I will walk through the steps I used to create this illustration to bring alive the word “collide.”

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3D Text Shatter Effect – Tutorial

I’m going to show you how to make a 3D text shatter effect. This effect is made in two programs, Cinema 4D and Photoshop.If you haven’t heard of Cinema 4D before it is a relatively easy to use 3d application, it is quite similar to 3dsMax or Maya. I will go pretty in depth with the Cinema 4D part, for all the inexperienced users, so bare with me if I go too slow. Now enough chit chat, let’s jump in.

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Seamlessly Blend 3d Typography with a Photo using Cinema 4D and Photoshop

Seamlessly blending 3d elements with photographs or video footage is a technique that is often used in television, film, and commercial applications. In this tutorial you will to learn how to composite 3d typography with photo reference using Cinema 4D and Photoshop. We will begin by using Photoshop to adjust some parameters such as contrast, brightness, levels, curves, and sharpness, and then finally import the file into Cinema 4D to add the 3d type.

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Create a Cosmic Scene with Photoshop and Cinema 4D

In this Photoshop and Cineme 4D tutorial, I will show you how to create a space composition, exploring techniques for creating 3D text in Cinema 4D, a glass effect in Photoshop and a slew of different light effects. Before creating this scene, the concept I I knew I wanted was to have a girl floating unconsciously in space, with two hands trying to get to her and a short message represented in 3D text. You can see in this tutorial what I ended up with.

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Extinction

In this tutorial he will show you how to create a good 3D type explosion with Adobe Illustrator, Cinema 4D and Adobe Photoshop. We will use basic tools to make this artwork.

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Create an Explosive Abstract in Cinema 4D and Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will be creating an explosive abstract piece called “What is Man?“. We will use Cinema 4D to create the explosive effects. Cinema 4D’s has a very intuitive interface and logical workflow that makes it possible for those new to 3D artistry, to dive in and be productive very quickly. It is a great tool if you want to add some 3D elements to your design. We will take the 3D elements over to Photoshop for the final composite and lighting. lets dig In!

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Creating an Abstract Space Scene in Cinema 4D and Photoshop

In this tutorial I will be showing you how I made an abstract, space inspired, wallpaper. I will be using both Cinema 4D R11.5 and Photoshop CS4.

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Creepy Ghost in Photoshop and Cinema 4D

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a nice ghost using Adobe Photoshop mixing an image created in Cinema 4D with some photos. The process is easy and I will also show you how to use the Cloth feature in Cinema 4D.

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Door Type

Learn how to recreate a 3D typographic effect using Cinema 4D and Photoshop.

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How to Make a 3D Graffiti Piece

In this tutorial you will learn how to use Cinema 4D and Photoshop CS4 to make some graffiti letters. We will extrude the letters and tweak them out. After the baseline render is done we will import it into Photoshop and add some outer strokes and grime.

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Create a Steam Powered Typographic Treatment

Whether or not you’re a Steampunk fan, this two part tutorial is sure to test your knowledge on Illustrator, Cinema 4D and Photoshop. In the first half, we’re going to customize a Blackletter font and create 3D text with vector shapes.

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Stylish Light in Cinema 4D and Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a scene inspired by those gangster movies and of course the great depthCORE chapter NOIR. We will use Cinema 4D to create the scene and then in Photoshop we will add the gangster and other effects.

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Create a Gorgeous Abstract Greeble Scene in Cinema 4D

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a complex (around 600,000 polygons) abstract Greeble scene without getting into too much modeling. Loft NURBS, Sweep NURBS, Formula object, Structure tools, and Visible light will be used to create the scene, and Advanced Render will be applied to generate the final image. You will also learn some cool tricks on how to tweak the final rendered image, by modifying the visible light, and adding glare and depth of field in Photoshop.

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Create an Abstract Armored Sphere Scene

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a complex abstract Armored Sphere scene in Cinema 4D. You will use structure tools (such as Extrude and Extrude Inner), HyperNURBS, and the Danel shader to create the scene, and then render it with Advanced Render, and finally add some depth of field in Photoshop.

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Make a Dark Statue with 3D Tentacles Photo Manipulation

In this tutorial we will create a dark statue photomanipulation using Photoshop and Cinema 4D. I will show you how to turn a photo of a woman into a statue, how to create tentacles in Cinema 4D and add them to the photomanipulation and many other techniques for adjusting the lights, the textures and the colors of the final image. Let’s get started!

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How To Make A Metal Logo Type in Cinema 4D and Photoshop

In this tutorial, I show you how to make a 3D Logo Type in Cinema 4D using Mograph Text and a bend deformer. I also go over how to texture and light the scene give it that reflective top-lit look. Then for the final composite, we will bring our 3D render in to Photoshop where we will put the final touches on using blending modes, blurs, and curves.

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Make a Meteoric Composition with Stellar Light Effects

In this tutorial, we will create an out-of-this-world composition of a computer mouse that is streaking down like a meteor. We will focus on creating unique light effects and leveraging layer adjustment techniques for coloring and enhancing our scene. We will use Cinema 4D to create a simple backdrop for our stars, however, the important parts, we’ll do in Photoshop.

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Tron Legacy Tutorial

For this tutorial I used Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Cinema 4D. Pretty much all the light effects and composition are done in Photoshop, the other apps were used just to create some shapes and elements, so if you want to do just the Photoshop part, in the of the tutorial there is a ZIP file with all the resource files used for this image.

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Create Astonishing Nightclub Themed 3D Typography

3D graphics are often created using several applications. Today, we will use Photoshop, Illustrator, and Cinema 4D to create a stunning nightclub themed 3D composite.

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Make a Retro-Space Typography Poster with Colorful Lights

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a stunning and high-impact retro-style typography poster that’s out of this world (literally). I will walk you through the steps for creating 3D text by combining the power of Photoshop and Cinema 4D. You’ll also learn how to create unique and detailed light streaks that give the typography poster its signature look. Finally, we will add some great textures that will give the composition an “out of this world” appearance.

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