C4D Quick Tip: Adaptive Primitive

Hey C4D users, here’s a Quick Tip on how to set up a primitive to be adaptive. Meaning as you adjust the primitive it will adapt its segment accordingly. Check out the video to see exactly what I mean and why this might be useful. Then check out the scene file below to have a […]

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Data Stream

Here is a snipet of a data stream setup I made at Motion 504 for the Target Fall National 2013. It’s not the whole piece, just a piece of one section. The setup I made allowed me to get a completely different animation just by changing the spline. The camera follows the head of the […]

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C4D Preset: On/Off Switch Update

Here is a simple but very useful tool for Cinema 4D that turns objects on and off easily without keyframes. I find myself trying to hide and reveal objects all the time, and its a pain to have to keep track of all those little keyframes. Well with ON/OFF Switch simply add the tag to […]

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Looking Back at 2013

Here’s looking back at another great year with a photo collage featuring some of the highlights. It started off great with getting 1st place pro at Bluff Valley skatepark and continued on with lots of progression, traveling, and doing shows. Some show highlights were riding at the gates of Valley Fair and also in the […]

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Factory 3.0 and the Costa Rican Wonderboy

In the last few months the Factory has gotten its 3rd make-over/expansion. The newest setup increases the flow of the park by a lot as well as adding tons of new lines. We made a little trailer to show off the new setup followed by a visiting pro from Costa Rica(Kenneth Tencio) with a fearless […]

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Tommy and Kady’s Wedding

This summer my good friends Tommy and Kady asked me to shoot their wedding video down in Wanamingo, Mn. I’ve never shot a wedding so I but I already knew it would a LOT of work. I thought no better time to see if this is something I’d like to do or even be good […]

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C4D Plugin: Image2Plane 2.0

What is it? Image2Plane is a Cinema4D plugin that will save you tons of time on your projects. The plugin is simple: take hundreds of images and in one click import them, put them each on their own texture, their own plane, and re-size them instantly. One click to set up a field of hundreds […]

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C4D Quick Tip: Reverse Dynamics

Here’s a quick tip on reversing a cached dynamic simulations. It’s pretty simple to do but it’s sort of hidden away in different menus. The downside of this method is that it will reverse ALL of the dynamics cached. You won’t have control over which dynamics its applies to. Step 1 Create Dynamic Simulation and […]

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The Factory at the Mn State Fair

It’s Labor Day weekend, you know what that means…..the Factory is back for another great year at the Minnesota State Fair for some of the best demos of the year. Local legendary skatepark Third Lair builds a whole skatepark setup every year for us to ride for the week and a half at the fair. […]

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C4D Xpresso Tutorial: Pinball Flippers

Just a simple little setup that lets you interactively activate pinball flippers whenever you hit a button in your user data(or viewport). One thing I forgot to add in the video is that if you want to slow down the flipper you could add a math node right before the trigonometric node and set it […]

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The Factory at Valleyfair

The Factory is back at it, this time with shows at our local Valleyfair. We’ve been waiting for this opportunity for a long time and finally got the chance to combine two things we all love, bikes and amusement parks! We did shows for over 1000 people that day, which may not sound like a […]

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4th of July with The Factory

What would the 4th of July be with out good food, friends, fireworks, and BMX shows! The Factory was asked to do a show in Eden Prairie for the grand opening of their new skate plaza for bikers and skaters. We did shows all through the day in the beautiful weather with some of the […]

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