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Mac to PC switcheroo

I had been kicking around the idea of moving back over to the PC world this past year after the introduction of the new trash can Mac Pro was introduced. Like many others, I felt that it was too
view normals

quicktip: show polygon normals

Sometimes you have an imported object that just doesn’t shade properly, some seemingly strange artifacting where some edges are wacky. Or you’ve run an optimize that may have inadvertently welded a few points together because they were within the
real world scale tip

figure objects as real scale reference

There are a number of advantages to building a scene to real world scale, notably more predictable depth of field, dynamic simulations and lighting. It can generally add to the overall photorealism of a shot. To help aid in
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My Cinema4D layout and scheme colors

So a few have asked about my default layout and color scheme. It’s basically fit for a one monitor setup with a few collapsed menus that I’ll pop up as needed, notably the full timeline at the bottom and

Vectorizer Pro Quicklook

A brief walkthru to generate outlines from images, movies or shaders in Cinema4D along with a few example techniques. You can find Vectorizer Pro along with several other excellent Cinema4D plugins at:

A grab bag of Cinema4D tips #1

Just a little collection of various tip & tricks originating from some questions posted on twitter. In this grab bag: • learn a way to animate an object moving across the surface of another object (0:42) • learn several
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Increase keyframe visibility

Super simple, two-step process to make keyframes a bit more legible in the powerslider timeline.   1.Right Click the powerslider and select OPTIONS: ‘advanced mode’ 2. change keyframe color in preferences.  
99 passes


So for Day 30 of my Cinema4D everyday venture, I came up with this thing: A few people had asked for a wallpaper version so I made a few resolutions for your digital devices. Download below! demafleez_99Passes_iphone5_640x1136 demafleez_99Passes_ipad_768x1024

RIP old tech

So back in 2007, my wife bought an iMac to replace her dying HP laptop that she was using for work. She had recently quit her gig and was shooting a lot more pictures. Since she moved on from

Joints and weights -adding to an existing rig

Please watch part 1 “Rigging a character with an undulating tail” found here: In this follow up tutorial, we’ll walk through how to add joints to an existing rig and cover a few ways to weight the new