How to Get a Low-Key Lighting Look With Cinema 4D

You And Me Academy shows how to master low-key lighting in Maxon Cinema 4D using a few simple tricks.

Lighting is a vast subject both in 3D and in the real world. Check out this new tutorial from the You and Me Academy that helps us get up to speed in creating that black-on-black look to renders, or low-key lighting in Cinema 4D.

The tutorial covers a bit of theory and then parses out the tasks of the low-key lighting effect to a combination of shaders and lighting. Part 2 also has a scene breakdown of the effect in action.

About Theodore Daley.

Theodore Daley is a two-time Emmy nominated designer, born in Toronto, Canada, and currently based in New York City. Clients include AMC, NBC, ESPN, NIKE, NFL, Showtime, MTV, Ralph Lauren, Sony, and Microsoft. His work has been published in numerous design publications and exhibitions worldwide.