Maxon Cinema 4D VRAY for C4D

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TRAINING COURSE – Maxon Cinema 4D R21 Rendering with VRAYforC4D

Target Group

This training is aimed at 3D artists who already have basic knowledge of Maxon Cinema 4D and now want to learn photo-realistic rendering.


In this training you learn the technical background of the different rendering methods, optimization, and of course how to create complex materials and how you achieve realistic results.


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


  • Basics of rendering
  • Complex Materials
  • VRAY materials (shaders and shader networks)
  • Dealing with Transparencies
  • Water, glass and mirrors
  • VRAY lights and IES
  • Lighting Tricks
  • Faking reality
  • Ambient Occlusion
  • Caustics
  • Subsurface Scattering
  • Global Illumination
  • QMC vs. IR
  • Introduction toVRAY for C4D
  • VRAY Optical Cameras
  • VRAY Displacement
  • Depth of Field and MotionBlur
  • Multipassing and Mats
  • Proxies and Instances
  • ect.

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 a detailed, free advice before you buy a package, as well as 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 Maxon Cinema 4D products offers all possibilities for professional modeling, texturing, animation and rendering of images. Therefore, you are able to create animations in a stunning quality.

Photorealistic Rendering, image composition of 3D content with real images, pre-visualization in a  photo-like quality, authentic-looking materials: These are the tasks photographers, architects and product designers are faced with during the work with Maxon Cinema 4D.

The VRAY render engine from Chaos Group ( is a modern and proven alternative that scores particularly in photo-realism and speed. For users of Maxon Cinema 4D there is an own convenient integration of this renderer called VRAYforC4D. This includes the rendering engine and all connections to Cinema 4D, in order to completely replace the built-in Cinema 4D renderer.

In this workshop you will learn how to deal with VRAYforC4D, you get to know its own material system, the working with real light sources and the physical camera. In addition to studio setups for product design and photography, lighting situations in the field of architecture are discussed and developed.

For the area of VFX and post production, we also make an excursion to the Multipassing system of VRAYforC4D.