Paul McMahon

Ultimate Guide To Stylized 3d Modeling

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Do you want to improve your 3D modeling skillset? If so, this course is for you.

Paul McMahon of The Rusted Pixel will walk you through art direction and 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.

Ultimate Guide To Stylized 3d Modeling

Go beyond basic shapes

Course Format: On-Demand Training

Skill Level: Intermediate

Software: Cinema 4D

Duration: ~8 hours

Assignment: Kitchen Scene

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of C4D


Art Direct your 3D models

Paul’s approach to 3D modeling is unique and distinctive. In this course he teaches his entire set of techniques as well as share his overall approach to art direction of the models. Learn the full process and make better looking 3D today!

Precision modeling techniques

We’ll also keep our topology clean and our edge flow looking nice. After this workshop you’ll be able to create flawless 3D models in Cinema 4D. Various techniques are blended together to create beautiful and stylized 3D models.

Project-based workshop

You will create an entire kitchen scene, from the counter tops to the cheese grater. This project based approach will show you easy ways to keep consistent Art Direction across a series of original 3D models.

Course content

What you'll learn

Do you want to master the art of hard surface modeling in Cinema 4D? Then this course is for you. Paul McMahon of the Rusted Pixel gives a detailed look at creating original 3D models.

You will learn all the hard surface modeling techniques available to you in Cinema 4d. From box modeling to starting with splines, this workshop will vastly expand your modeling skills.

Once we’ve established the tools, the next question is the overall look of the 3d models you create. Crafting a unique visual direction with your 3d is a big theme throughout the training in this workshop.

Working clean doesn’t mean you can’t work fast. You will walk away with new tips and time-saving tricks from this workshop. Paul’s years of experience in modeling 3d objects have taught him the best practices and techniques to work efficiently. 

Loop cuts, knife cuts, subdivisions and more…If you want to understand all the tools and concepts you need, then this workshop is for you.

In this workshop we will make design choices for each of our objects, but within a larger visual direction. This will re-inforce the process of creating a full series with a consistent style.

We will focus on bold design choices with a strong attention to detail. Paul will show you how to add high quality details to your models that make them stand out. Get ready to polish and tweak until it’s perfect.

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Sneak Peek

This workshop is all about learning to create original 3D models in Cinema 4D.


See what student say

Luis Miguel Maldonado

3D Artist

"I managed to upgrade my 3D modeling and lighting skills, improving my understanding of the particularities of a semi-architectural project, with the use of scales in the process." → See project


Paul McMahon

3D Artist & Animator

I’m Paul, aka The Rusted Pixel. I’m a 3D designer and director who’s worked with brands such as Google, Snapchat, Disney Jr., Expedia, Hasbro, Oculus Rift, and others. My work tends to be simplistic but appealing, bold and colorful. I always strive to retain charm and simplicity.

Design and animation have been a huge part of my life. My brand and style are well known in the design community. I’ve created a few design trends that have influenced many designers and campaigns. I’m now an established director and designer for 3D animated advertising campaigns across the globe.

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Ultimate Guide To Stylized 3D Modeling

Go beyond basic shapes

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  • Art direct your 3D models
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We’ve got you covered. Check out the answers below or visit the help center for anything else.

Why take Stylized 3d Modeling in C4D?

This course is designed to help guide motion design beginners. We want you to understand the right things to study, such as design and modeling, but also want to equip you with enough to get started and practicing. 

What will I know by the end?

Hard surface modeling in Cinema 4D with the ability to craft an art direction for you work. You’ll be able to create your own original 3D models.

What level do I need?

This 3D modeling training is best suited to artists who already have a comfortable grasp of Cinema 4D interface. It’s mostly geared at people in motion graphics community who want to make models for clients and studios but the approach is easy enough for beginners. Some of the complex models make take a little bit more practice.

Do you provide a license to C4D?

No. You need to have your personal C4D license to be able to follow along with Paul process.

Is there some animation training included in this course?

No. This course exclusively focus on creating original 3D models and art direction of your renders.

When does it start?

You can start the course as soon as you enroll in it. Learn at your own pace and go back to previous videos as much as you want.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

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