Maxon Cinema 4D Basics

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TRAINING COURSE – Maxon Cinema 4D R21 Basics

Target Group

This training is aimed at beginners in the field of 3D creation. There is no 3D experience necessary.


Learn basic knowledge of the 3D World and this software. Learn the basic modeling techniques, the use of materials, light an scenes as well as the final rendering. The training can be held for two or three days. The more time available, the greater the learning success!


Helge Maus is MAXON Certified Lead Instructor and beta tester for CINEMA 4D.


  • New features in R21
  • C4D user- interface
  • 3D basics as opposed to CAD parametric primitives
  • Transformations, grouping, visibility, managing of layers, hierarchies
  • Polygon Objects
  • Polygon Modeling
  • Paths and splines
  • Deformation Tools
  • Sculpting
  • Scene construction
  • Material and Texture
  • Complex materials
  • Mapping and Projection
  • Light Types and Characteristics
  • Scene Setup
  • Different types of sky
  • Rendering
  • Raytracing vs. Global Illumination
  • Physical Renderer
  • Multi-Pass Rendering, Render Tags
  • Post production in Photoshop
  • First animation of camera and objects 



In cooperation with MAXON Cinema 4D, Helge Maus and pixeltrain have produced the following 

New Features tutorials for release 20

 Topics of the Video-Tutorials:

Multi Instances, Motion Tracker, Volume Modeling, ProRender, Fields and the Node based Material System


         Video-Tutorials New Features Cinema 4D R20




Training Requests

All training contents will be adapted to your individual needs. A free analysis is the basis of a successful learning. Therefore take the chance and feel free to contact us. After a first talk on the phone, we create an individualized plan according to the goals you wish to achieve.

If you are interested in a training by pixeltrain / Helge Maus, you can reach us by phone +43.699.10669979 or email info(at) We will contact you as soon as possible for an informal talk.

Besides the training, we also provide detailed advice on the purchase of the software, consulting and project support during a production.



Maxon Cinema 4D is a professional software package for creating 3D objects and scenes for

film, multimedia, visual effects, product design, architecture and engineering.
The entire family of Cinema 4D products offers all possibilities for professional modeling, texturing, animating and rendering of images and animations in a stunning quality.