Learning paths

3D-Focused Online Animation Training

Motion Graphics is a broad and multi-disciplinary field that contains many paths.

This path will provide you with the fundamental knowledge you need as well as advanced 3D animation training to help you build an original portfolio and find your path into the industry. 

20% OFF on individual courses* & resources purchase - Use code FALL21

Apply code during checkout. Limited Time Offer – Ends September 11th – *Bundles, All-Access, and Mentorships not included

Mentorship

Foundational Mentorship

You can’t be a great 3D artist without an understanding of the foundational principles of design and animation. MoGraph Mentor’s unique 3D animation training will help you lay a strong foundation in the core disciplines of motion design. 

A 9 week mentorship to help you master animation principles and the workflow of animating with Adobe After Effects. You will spend your time animating and learning to animate complex scenes using Adobe After Effects, with both vector and pixel-based assets.

Chat, design and animate LIVE

Come bring questions or just hang out and make art, and animation with us during our weekly office hours live sessions.

Courses

Master Your Craft

Explore our curated training library and create something amazing for your portfolio. There has never been a better time to possess a multi-disciplinary skill set in motion graphics. 

Michael Jones Portrait

Michael Jones

$299
$299

Want to learn Cinema 4d? This training guide will walk you through the basics and help you build up to more complex projects. Learn the pipeline from polygons to pixels and use C4D in your productions right away. Get support and feedback while you learn.

Join the MoGraph Mentor community and learn C4D today! 

Michael Jones Portrait

Michael
Jones

$179
$179

Learn how to create stylized 3D characters from scratch in Cinema 4D. This course emphasis re-creating the full workflow of creating a 3D character. 

Modeling, UV unwrapping, texture painting, rigging, and animation. You will walk away from this course with technical knowledge of C4D and the ability to make appealing 3D characters.

Paul McMahon

$299
$299

Creating high-quality 3d models in Cinema 4d depends on understanding a set of tools and a specific workflow. We will show you how to master this process.

Paul McMahon of the RustedPixel will walk you through his 3d modeling process so you can unlock the potential of your 3d work. Go beyond basic shapes and start creating more complex 3d models.

Remington
Markham

$159
$159

Blender is a powerful, and free, 3d platform. With new tools and a real-time rendering engine, Blender has become a premier tool for 3d artists. 

Remington Markham uses Blender to create beautiful 3d worlds with appealing characters. In this workshop he’ll walk you through the process of modeling, texturing, rigging, and lighting in Blender.

Joey Judkins

Joey Judkins

$199
$199

Bring your work to life with this character modeling and rigging workshop from Joey Judkins. You’ll learn everything you need to know to create an original character in Cinema 4D.

Joey will walk you through each step in a clear and concise manner. You’ll be able to unlock the power of C4D’s rigging tools and create compelling characters

Nathan Duck

$199
$199

Learn to model, light, texture, animate and render abstract motion design in Blender 3D. This course will guide you through 4 projects to level up your skills and inspire you to make better looking work. Study the technical and artistic secrets of one of the best Blender artists in the industry. 

Elevate Your Skillset

Explore our next level workshops now that you’ve got some foundational concepts covered. Learn to master hard surface modeling, rigging, and art direction with this selection of high-quality online 3D animation courses.

Refine Your Portfolio

These courses are designed to help you elevate your work, now that you’ve covered many of the basics. Going deeper into texture painting, rendering, and production techniques is a great way to stay sharp and elevate the quality of your work.

Remington
Markham

$199
$199

Making more unique 3D textures gives you more control in look development. The suite of tools from Substance is essential for 3d artists.

This guide created by artist Remington Markham will show you how easy it is to make unique, stylized 3d work using the substance suite of tools.

Jesus Suarez

$119
$119

Improve and speed up your 3d renderings with this dedicated course to photoreal rendering and texturing in Cinema 4d & Octane Render.

This workshop, created by 3d artist, Jesus Suarez, will provide models and textures and teach you how to achieve photoreal rendering using the Octane Render engine.

Yeti Pictures

$299
$299

Yeti Pictures is an award-winning studio led by Tony Zagoraios and Thanos Kagkalos, Yeti creates stunning 3d projects. This workshop will show you their process, both technical and artistic. You will learn the key principles they use to create beautiful 3d work. You’ll create your own 3d style frames to put into practice the training they have worked for months to prepare.

Nejc polovsak

This is for intermediate to advanced C4D users who want to add more techniques to their own work. This project breakdown will cover every shot in the film and how it was built inside of Cinema 4d, Houdini, X-Particles, TurbulenceFD, Redshift, Forestor, and After Effects. Level up your 3D skills today!

Mastering UV Textures in Cinema 4d

Paul McMahon

Making beautiful textures for 3d is the fastest way to give your work an original look. This workshop is dedicated to UV Texturing workflow. Go from 3d to digital painting and back to 3d, for final light & render. Paul McMahon of the RustedPixel will walk you through his UV texturing process so you can unlock the potential of your 3d work.

Mastering Cinema 4d Production Techniques

Handel Eugene

Handel Eugene

Do you have the basics of Cinema 4d down? Do you want to make your 3d work more compelling and dynamic? This workshop created by artist Handel Eugene, will guide you through his processes and show you his techniques. You will also learn how Handel incorporates the highest quality standards of art, design, and photography into his 3d work.

Bundle Up!

Some of these courses make sense to take together. Learning to do hard surface modeling is a great prelude to using a tool like Substance Painter for more refined texturing. We are offering a $150 discount for those hard core students who want to tackle both courses.

Paul McMahon &
Remington Markham

$498
$348

Learn how to create clean and beautiful stylized 3D models from the best 3D modeling workshop out there. Join Paul in this Cinema 4D ultimate guide to stylized 3D modeling.

Then let’s learn how to make your models stand out with amazing texture work. Join Remington in his studio to learn Substance Painter.

Resources

Resources, Rigs & Scene Files

Dig into our collection of resources to help you create work or simply experiment. Our list of resources includes free animated textures, 3D rigs, and scene files.

MoGraph Mentor

$79
$79

Handcrafted, drag-and-drop design assets across media types. This Studio Art Asset Pack is for any motion designer who loves that mixed-media style.

– 700+ High-Quality Assets
– Animated Loop
– 11 Media Categories
– Ready for After Effects, Photoshop, and C4D

Remington Markham

FREE

Start practicing your 3d character animation skills with this free, premium blender character rigs.

Michael Jones Portrait

Michael Jones

FREE

Practice 3d character animation with these free, premium rigs made for Cinema 4d. These rigs will help you work your way from simple, to more complex. Bo, the ball, is rigged for advanced squash and stretch controls. Iggy, our bi-ped ball, is rigged for more advanced poses with tons of controls.

Remington Markham

FREE

Bring your MoGraph Renders to the next level with our free MoGraph Texture Pack!It includes 33 free textures and 6 patterns to mix up your textures.

Blog

Blog & Tutorials

Explore our blog and tutorials to learn more motion design tips, tricks, and news.

Rusted Pixel's Interview on C4D Short Film

The Rusted Pixel’s Halloween Short Film: Extended behind the scene interview

https://youtu.be/ZfSzNI_BRpo We sat down with Paul McMahon a.k.a. TheRustedPixel to talk about his latest Cinema 4D short film. In this extended interview, check out the …

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How to create stylized 3D fridge model Cinema 4D

How to create a stylized 3D fridge model in Cinema 4D

In this free chapter preview from our Ultimate Guide to Stylized 3D Modeling with TheRustedPixel, you will learn how to create a stylized 3D fridge …

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Animating a Shoe, Frame By Frame in The Photoshop Timeline

Learn More Elevate Your Mixed Media Design Work Handcrafted, drag-and-drop design assets across media types. This Studio Art Asset Pack is for any motion designer …

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Mixed-media assets for motion designers

Long live mixed-media projects! While there is no doubt we love great motion work that is flat and minimal, sometimes you just have to get …

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Abstract Motion Design in Blender 3D

Abstract Motion Design In Blender 3D

Blender 3D, until now, has rarely been considered a valuable tool for motion designers. Blender made a reputation as the premier 3D “freeware” application that …

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Tutorial Cinema 4D UV unwrapping demo

Exporting From Cinema 4D For Substance (+ Quick UV Unwrap Demo)

https://youtu.be/aY0UN7WiwVk Subscribe to our Youtube Channel for more upcoming quick tips and videos in the Motion Graphics Industry. Exporting From Cinema 4D For Substance (+ …

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