A fully animated project - from start to finish.

A full-fledged beginner project.

Learn to make this fun and explosive mine shaft scene in Cinema 4D. Combine many different techniques that you've learned and hit that render button on a fully realized scene!

Here's what we'll tackle together:

  • 1

    Download And Install The Scene Files

    • Download Scene Files Here

  • 2

    How To Create This Mine Shaft Scene In Cinema 4D

    • 1: Modeling and Texturing the Mineshaft

    • 2: Modeling and Texturing the Mine Cart

    • 3: Creating the Lantern

    • 4: Modeling the Dynamite and Fuse

    • 5: Making a Keep Out Sign and Filling the Cart with Rocks

    • 6: Putting all the Pieces Together

    • 7: Building the Explosion

    • 8: Adding Dust to the Explosion

    • 9: Adding Dynamics and More Lighting

    • 10: Adding in Insects and Tweaking the Scene

    • 11: Lighting Tweaks and Rendering Settings

    • 12: Final Compositing and VFX in After Effects

You’ll learn from the best 3D design instructors…

Chris Schmidt

Chris is a Cinema 4D master, the host of AskGSG, and all-around technical wizard.

Founder / Owner

Nick Campbell

Nick is the founder of Greyscalegorilla. He creates fun tutorials with a focus on Motion Design and helps build tools and plugins to help 3D animators make great looking work.

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"Great storytelling, engaging tone of voice. No shortcuts, but the proper info. Good stuff. I learned useful techniques and info."