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: http://images.nasa.gov
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