December 24, 2014
By Kim Sternisha, Toolfarm
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with this round up of Cinema 4D and Element 3D freebies for this holiday season.
Free Cinema 4D Plug-in – MagicXtree
The Pixel Lab offers up this nice Christmas pine.
“If you’re working on any holiday themed projects you most definitely need a Christmas tree. My buddy Lazarus is giving away a free Cinema4D plugin called MagicXtree to create Christmas trees in just a couple of clicks!”
Download the plug-in here.
This is the tree only. Get ornaments for it below.
Cinema 4D Holiday Ornament Shader Pack Vol. 2
Eyedesyn offers a wide assortment of ornaments for C4D to decorate your tree.
Volume 2 Includes:
- a nicely lit scene file with four base ornament bulb models ready for texturing
- all the textures from volume 1, plus the new volume 2 textures all within the .lib4d
Download Cinema 4D Holiday Ornament Shader Pack Volume 2
Free Cinema 4D & Element 3D Christmas Models
These handy Christmas models come to us from the Pixl Blog.
Here is a mini pack of models for this christmas season. There are two versions, one for Cinema 4D and the second version is ready for Element 3D. You just need to Unzip the Cinema 4D Version with it’s textures, and the Element 3D Version needs to be unzip inside the Videocopilot folder/Models.
Download the Cinema 4D & Element 3D Christmas Models
Free Christmas Ornaments 3D Models
Cinema 4D Tutorial.net has more C4D ornaments for your tree and packages to put under it, and household decorations.
Download the Christmas Ornaments 3D Models
GSG Flame: Free Candle Simulator for Cinema 4D
Greyscalegorilla offers a rig for a realistic candle flame effect in Cinema 4D with GSG Flame. Perhaps you have some holiday candles that need to be lit. Just be sure to keep the flame away from the tree.
Download GSG Flame
Want to give MAXON C4D a try, or need to upgrade the version you have? Click here.
Need Video Copilot Element 3D? Click here.