Bonus Tutorial: Ultra-Quick Realistic Planets in Cinema 4D

In this one we find out that Occam's Razor applies even in Motion Graphics, and that the simplest solution often is the best.

We use a classic camera projection technique with real photos from outer space and get a very quick and very nice planet as a result! Some straight up Sci-Fi shit.

Nasa Media Library:

00:00 – Intro

00:19 – Scavenging Nasa's Media library for Textures.

00:56 – Treating the Photo in the Photoshop 

01:45 – Creating the Planetoid

02:46 – Projecting the Textures

03:42 – Adding in the Atmosphere

04:40 – Camera Animation

06:02 – Creating Stars

06:40 – Final Thoughts

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