Cinema 4D – Ultra-Quick Photorealistic Planets Tutorial

[Instructor] Daniel Danielsson

In this tutorial, we’ll use the camera projection technique with real photos from outer space to quickly create photorealistic planets in Cinema 4D.

Topics covered include:

  • Scavenging NASA’s media library for textures
  • Treating the photo in the Photoshop
  • Creating the planetoid
  • Projecting the textures
  • Adding in the atmosphere
  • Camera animation
  • Creating stars
  • Final thoughts

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