I’ve always been more comfortable working with Adobe software, but there’s something about Cinema 4D that every now and then pulls me to explore it. After two or three starts I’ve made this model of Bender using simple solids and a few deformers. What I was the most happy with was the faux 2D effect achieved by using cel shading.

Some useful tutorials

Are you just starting to use Cinema 4D? Check out Greyscale Gorilla, they have an amazing free beginners course here.


It’s not easy to find tutorials for this kind of 3D modelling (or maybe I’m just not looking on the right places). But here’s a great channel that I’ve been founding really useful:


This video on how to create a flame is also really interesting: