Cinema 4D

Get the best out of your plant renders

This little workshop will show you different lighting techniques and also some material adjustments, to improve the look of your plant renders.

First we will load the plant and do some basic setups.
Watch Part 1 of the video tutorial

The second clip shows some material adjustments and explains a simple lighting rig.
Watch Part 2 of the video tutorial

Creating a light dome with the help of Xfrog.
Watch Part 3 of the video tutorial

Using global illumination to light up the tree.
Watch Part 4 of the video tutorial

There are also example files available for this tutorial: Download tutorial files

If you want to try a different plant, you can download an example tree here: Download birch tree