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Simon Fiedler demonstrates how pCache is used to deform particles. pCaches is a plug-in developed by David O’Reilly of plugins 4 CINEMA 4D. pCache lets users to take complete control of their particles. It caches/bakes, renders and shades for Thinking Particles, standard Particles, X-Particles and even Mograph Tracers. Also, it renders and generate RealFlow particles from RealFlow BIN files.

All of his plug-ins are released as “free to try and with free limited use.” But those that pay will get “support and updates plus early access to other content.”

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Thinking Particles Tutorials by Footprint Productions

Here is a 4-part-tutorial on Thinking Particles by Footprint Productions. The series is straight-forward and it makes a good introductory tutorials for those who don’t know Thinking Particles in Cinema 4D.

Footprint Productions is a multimedia design firm based in Dallas, TX, with 15 years of experience under their belt.

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Underwater Thinking Particles Float

Faisal of Project 4D has made an Underwater Thinking Particles Float for Renderking.

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Emitting Thinking Particles within text

Alessandro Boncio of Renderking.it shows you how to reveal your text using Thinking Particles. A great tutorial for introductory level in Thinking Particles for Cinema 4D.

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SIGGRAPH 2012 Rewind: Casey Hupke

You can use CINEMA 4D’s Thinking Particle system to create truly jaw-dropping VFX. Watch Casey Hupke demonstrate how he leveraged these tools to create legendary animations for clients such as IBM, ATT, Coca Cola, and Buick.

SIGGRAPH 2012 Rewind: Eric Demeusy

Discover how Eric Demeusy single-handedly leveraged CINEMA 4D to build epic virtual sets and VFX for his Kickstarter-funded sci-fi short film, 3113.

SIGGRAPH 2012 Rewind: Jim Clark

Learn the CINEMA 4D techniques that enabled Jim Clark and his team at HIVE-FX to quickly create dynamic, photorealistic hair VFX for the creatures on NBC’s Grimm.

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