Training Courses

Cinema 4D : Xpresso

One Day Course


This Maxon authorised one day Cinema 4D Xpresso course will teach intermediate Cinema 4D users Xpresso, Cinema 4Ds back end scripting system. Xpresso provides the ability to manipulate all the features and functionality of Cinema 4D to create a multitude of Xpresso "tags" giving an amazing amount of creative freedom.

As well as allowing an increased level of control over scenes, cameras and animations, it provides the ability to overcome technical problems which can arise with complex CG sequences.

This Xpresso course is designed for advanced Cinema 4D users who want to customize workflow and problem solve. You should have attended Media Training's two day Intermediate Cinema 4D course or have a similar working knowledge.

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    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

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Course Outline

  • Xpresso Basics
    • What is Xpresso?
    • Why customise systems and functions of Cinema 4D with Xpresso
    • Why problem solve using XPresso
    • Using the Xpresso editor
    • Xpresso tags

    Nodes in Xpresso
    • Understanding Xpresso nodes and function - the x-pool and X groups
    • Adding objects to an Xpresso group
    • Objects and nodes - laying out the editor
    • Node inputs and outputs
    • Manipulating the numbers - Maths nodes
    • Python nodes
  • Advanced use of Xpresso
    • Maths and logic functions in Xpresso
    • Logic systems and gates - decision making within Xpresso
    • Affecting instances and clones
    • User Controls and custom data
    • Iteration
    • User data channels - creating custom controls
    • The power of the range mapper
    • Using Xpresso for graphs and charts
    • Wiring functions and objects together
    • Creating complex machines
    • Enhancing creative freedom using Xpresso tags

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