Tutorial – How To Make A Looped Ocean Scene


Tutorial by @visualdon. Learn how to create a looping ocean sunset scene in Cinema 4d. For Intermediate to Advanced Users.


Learn how to created a looping atmospheric ocean scene in Cinema 4D and After Effects. For Intermediate to Advanced Cinema 4D Users. Check out the previews below:

What you'll be making:
Whats in the tutorial?
  • Section 1 – Creating an ocean simulation using the free HOT4D Plugin for Cinema 4D
  • Section 2 – Explaining the concept of looping in Cinema 4D
  • Section 3 – Creating the sky background
  • Section 4 – Creating a reflective water material
  • Section 5 – Creating a setting sun that is partially obscured by clouds from our sky.
  • Section 6 – Camera animation
  • Section 7 – Outputting animation from Cinema 4D/importing into After Effects
  • Section 8 – Finished touches in After Effects, glow effects and color adjustments.
What is included in the download:
  • 36 Minute Tutorial Video with Voice Over by me.
  • Original Cinema 4D Scene
  • Free Hot 4D Plugin used to simulated the ocean effect in Cinema 4D.