Learn Octane In Five Hours.

In this training, Octane expert David Ariew gives you a super informative and efficiently paced speedrun through his extensive Octane knowledge.

  • Save Time And Learn Fast

    This course was expertly crafted to teach you what you need to know to become an Octane master, in as efficiently quick a package as possible.

  • Taught By The Best

    David Ariew is a renowned Octane master. He handcrafted this course to get you up and running quick, using his favorite techniques.

  • Solid Foundations

    This course is created to give you a solid foundation in Octane that you can build from and be on your way to becoming an Octane master.

Let's make a really detailed space render

Use displacement and textures to make a space scene

We've all seen those amazing Octane renders of space. That's because Octane has some really useful displacement tools. Learn how to use them and also get a couple of textures to use in your own space scenes.

Take an Octane texturing deep dive

Dive into Octane texture nodes and more

Octane is known for it's simple and fast texturing and node options. In this lesson, get a really good run-down on what you need to know to start making photo-real textures in Octane.

Here's what we'll tackle together:

  • 1

    Getting Started With Octane

    • What Is Octane

    • Great Work Made In Octane

    • What Do You Need To Use Octane

    • How To Setup Your Octane Layout

    • Octane Basics Speedrun

    • Create A Space Scene With Displacement And More

    • Texturing Deep Dive

Meet Your Guide


David Ariew

David Ariew started his career in neuroscience at UVA, mapping the brain of the common fruit fly, but quickly realized his passion lay elsewhere. His background is in the border between the music and film industries, where he spent three years working on touring visuals for Dave Matthews Band, and where he first discovered his love of C4D, and more importantly, Octane Render back in 2013. Since then he has established himself as one of the top Octane experts and designers in the game.