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How I Create Cinematic CG Environments | FULL BREAKDOWN

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Let’s breakdown my lateset #cinematic photoreal #3D #render together. To start, we’ll talk about sparking your idea, and i’ll show you how I came up with mine. Remember to use reference imagery! It’s so important! Second, we’ll build out the foreground and lighting to immediately get a vibe going, then populate it with Quixel Megascans assets.

From there, we’ll take it to the next level and add story elements to our render. It’s easy to skip this step when you’re starting your 3D journey, so definitely keep story in mind as you progress. Then we’ll bring our animation to life where i’ll show you all my animation tricks. The goal is to do nothing by hand, and work effeciently.

And finally, i’ll show you how I bring all our render elements together in After Effets. This is the stage where the render TRULY comes to life. And finally, for the very end, i’ve added some sound design and looped the render for you to enjoy.

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CHAPTERS
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00:00 Intro
00:27 Sparking Your Idea
01:19 Foreground & Lighting
03:23 The Ocean
04:14 Z-Depth Fog
04:38 Adding Story
06:52 Animation
09:59 Compositing in After Effects
12:19 Final Render

RESOURCES
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@quixeltools Megascans:
@TheDizzyViper Puddle Maps:
Forester:
Hot4D Ocean Generator:
@Greyscalegorilla Signal:

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How I Learned Cinema 4D:

MY RIG:
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CPU: Intel Core i7-6700k CPU @ 4.00GHz
GPU: NVIDIA Quadro RTX a6000
RAM: 64GBs // (4) RipJaw Series V sticks
Display: (2) 1080p 60Hz ASUS VP278H

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