Cinema 4D Tutorial – Using an Object as a Light in Cinema 4D

By eyedesyn

In this tutorial I’m going to break down how you can fake Global Illumination lighting by turning any object or spline into a light source in Cinema 4D!

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Topics Include:

• Using Objects As a Light source

• Learning about Area Lights

• Using Area Lights Object function to recreate Global Illumination type lighting

• Tips to create the best lighting using this method

• How to render the scene for using as a glow for compositing inside After Effects

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