40+ Best Cinema 4D Tutorials that You’ll Love to Learn


Most of us are quite familiar with 3D technology – what with the latest movies and games that have been released in the market today. We can’t hide the fact that 3d animations and graphics have been so outstanding. Today, we give you a various tutorial resource on one of the most powerful 3d application used these days, the Cinema 4D. Cinema 4D is a 3d graphic application (developed by MAXON Computer GmbH) that can do modeling, animation and rendering in one.

40+ Best Cinema 4D Tutorials are compiled in this post to illustrate a few useful techniques in creating your own cinema 4d creation… This set of tutorials will surely entertain and inspire you to learn innovative techniques. Some tutorials are combination of other applications to enhance the result.. Enjoy learning, guys!!!

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Best Cinema 4D Tutorials

Making of Dust

dust cinema 4d

The tutorial is on creating dust effects in Cinema 4D.

Modeling a Car Using Blueprints

modeling a car 3d

In this tutorial, you will be guided on how to model a car using blueprints, points and the bridge tool.

Making of Super Snail

super snail cinema

Here is a tutorial on creating a super snail design in Cinema 4D.

Making of Portrait of a Silent Man

silent man cinema 4d

Learn to create a portrait of a silent man through this tutorial.

Tutorial: Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren

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Create a Mercedes Benz image with this tutorial.

Video Tutorial Cinema 4D

video tutorial cinema

This is a tutorial on creating cinema 4d right on your desktop.

End of The Road

new cinema tutorial 4d

The tutorial is on creating a cool car design in Cinema 4D.

Tutorial: Realistic Earth

new realistic tutorial

In this tutorial, you will be guided in creating a realistic earth image.

3D Text Shatter Effect

shatter effect cinema 4d

Here is a tutorial on creating a 3d text shatter effect in Cinema 4D.

Create an Abstract Armored Sphere Scene in Cinema 4D

abstract cinema 4d

This tutorial will teach you to create a complex abstract Armored Sphere scene in Cinema 4D.

Creating a Line Object Render

creating a line 4d

Learn how to create great looking Line Renders using deformers and extruding in this tutorial.

3D Tutorial – Modeling a Zebra

advance tutorial 4d

The tutorial teaches is on 3D zebra modeling.

Metaball Tutorial in Cinema 4D

metaball tutorial cinema 4d

Create a very simple abstract cool looking 3D animation in Cinema 4D using the Metaball with this tutorial.

The 123D Models

dirt map cinema 4d

This tutorial deals with the creation of UV-Map Dirtmap Baker in a Cinema 4D.

Creating a Ball Bearing Using Arrays

array cinema 4d tutorial

You will learn about the use of the Taper object and how to create a ball bearing using an Array object with this tutorial.

Iron Man 2 Texturing Titles

iron man 2 4d tutorial

The tutorial is on remaking the typography texture.

Setting Up a Scene with HDRI Lighting

lighting cinema  4d

In this tutorial, you will learn the basic of setting up a scene with HDRI lightning.

Daylight Tutorial

realistic 4d tutorial

Here is a tutorial on creating daylight effect on an image using the Cinema 4D application.

The Junkyard


The tutorial is on creating a junkyard using Cinema 4D.

3D Valentine’s Day Typography

valentine’s day typography 3d

In this tutorial, you will be guided in creating the technique that can be used in a variety of ways and also for different themes besides Valentine’s Day.

Ipod Video-Tutorial Cinema 4D

ipod video tutorial 4d

This tutorial deals with ipod video.

Create Amazingly Realistic Renders Using Advanced Render in Cinema 4D

amazingly realistic cinema 4d

Learn how to create an amazing realistic renders using advanced cinema 4D in Cinema 4D.

In the Lab

new content article tutorial

Here is a tutorial on creating an inside of a laboratory.

Model, Texture, and Render an Interior Scene With Cinema 4D and VRay

model texture cinema 4d

This tutorial is a beginner/intermediate level tutorial that will teaches you on how to make and render a realistic interior scene in Cinema 4D and Vray.

Landscape in Cinema 4D tutorial

landscape cinema 4d

In this tutorial, it uses a basic landscape with rock texture and gets realistic landscape.

Create a Gorgeous Abstract Greeble Scene in Cinema 4D

gorgeous abstract cinema 4d

The tutorial teaches you on how to make a complex abstract Greeble scene.

Planet Tutorial

planet tutorial 4d

You will learn in this tutorial on how to create a planet in Cinema 4D.

Door Type

door 4d tutorial

Create a cinema 4D door type effect in Cinema 4D.

Model a Venus-styled Robot in Cinema 4D

model a venus cinema 4d

Learn how to texture and model a small robot with this tutorial.

Working with Procedurals

carles tutorial 3d

This tutorial deals with working with procedurals.

How to Create a Sci-fi Scene

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You will learn how to create a sci-fi scene with this tutorial.

Making of Did you Fill Up the Tank on Mars?

mars tank tutorial

The tutorial deals with making a unique scene that can easily catch a viewer attention.

How to Setup Uncut Blueprints

set up uncut blueprint-tutorial

Here is a tutorial on how to setup uncut blueprints.

3D Text

3d text

This tutorial deals on creating a 3D text on a Cinema 4D.

3D Abstract Tentacle Tutorial

 abstract tentacle 3d tutorial

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a 3D abstract tentacle.


font explode 4d tutorial

Learn how to create a Cinema 4D exploding font with this tutorial.

Tutorial: Oculus Medicus

new amazing tutorial 4d

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make an eerie image of a person.

Render Tutorial

render 4d tutorial

This tutorial is about render tutorial.

Create a Jelly-like Text Animation in Cinema 4D and After Effects

jelly like text 4d

In this tutorial, you will learn about the necessary tools in creating an interesting and captivating motion graphics.

Reader Tutorial: Extinction

reader tutorial extinction

The tutorial shows how to create a good 3D type explosion with the help of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Cinema 4D.

HDRI Tutorial

graphics tutorial 3d

This tutorial deals with the basic instruction about photography of the images needed to produce HDRI’s.

What kind of 3D software are you using on your design projects? Did we miss anything? Feel free to add your comments and suggestions below.

  • meyabee

    very nice compilation…

  • http://www.astuz.fr anis

    that cool .. tink’s

  • http://richworks.in Richie

    These are pretty cool. Cinema 4D is a good alternative to 3DS max, with almost similar functionality and it is not as expensive as 3DS Max.

    Great tutorials btw, thanks

  • http://skyje.com skyje

    Excellent 3d tutorials. thanks ronald

  • http://inspirationfeed.com/design/ Inspirationfeed

    Awesome collection, pokeball is my favorite.

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  • http://rachel.learnless.info/ Rachel

    Thank you for this great great roundup…amazing collection..

  • Jobhert

    Extremely Awesome tutorials! Im now inspired to learn this

  • Minerva

    Love it.

  • richard

    nice work dude..keep it coming!

  • bogie

    awesome tutorial thanks for sharing.

  • http://www.designfollow.com designfollow

    great tutorials

    thank you very much..

  • http://artatm.com Rocky

    great tutorial collection.. i liked Super Snail

  • http://www.goblinridge.co.uk Ted Thompson

    Great tutorials! Thanks for sharing, Ted

  • http:///www.smashingshare.com Smashing Share

    Another great collection Ronald. Thanks for these resources

  • http://www.sgdoeschwitz.de/ Grün Weiss

    Excellent works, good tutorials

  • http://knowledgecity.com Jae Xavier

    What would be a good follow up…

    3D Studio Max

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    Excellent post, thanks for putting some good Cinema 4d tutorial together, very helpful post.

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  • http://www.brettwidmann.com Brett Widmann

    These are really cool tutorials! Thanks for sharing.

  • Boo

    How do you get Cinema 4D?

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  • Dexter

    I love Cinema $D. Thanks kabayan!

  • Benedict

    Thanks sir. im an IT Student from Tarlac State University, more power po inyo at sa website, sana mas marami pang studyante ang makaalam nito para mas maging involved sila sa Multimedia Development ng Pilipinas..hehehe..

  • Al

    Really valuable materials … thanks

  • http://www.fxmodels.com Marc Dantonio

    I looked at TWO so far and both were not at ALL tutorials but simply a “Look what I can do” with absolutely NO details or techniques shown.
    So far, no value…

  • http://www.facebook.com AJcendana

    ahmmm.. need some 3d model… want some more