How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Learn Cinema 4D quickly and easily by creating the complex Geometric Confusion Shape. Follow this tutorial step by step to create an abstract shape and use it as aPhotoshop Brush.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

I wrote this tutorial based on my item on GraphicRiver. You can check the Geometric Confusion Brushes Set in my portfolio.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

1. How to Create the Geometric Object

Step 1

Open Cinema 4D. On the top menu bar, Click-Hold on the blue Add Cube Object button. Then select the Platonic object by clicking on it.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 2

The Platonic object has been created. Go to the Object Tab and change the Segments to 3. Then press the keys N-B to see the polygons.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 3

Back to the top menu bar, Click-Hold on the blue Bend button. Then select the Displacer tool by clicking on it.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 4

Now click and drag the Displacer so that it is under Platonic.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 5

Select the Displacer and go to the Shading Tab to specify several parameters. Then select Shader > Noise.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 6

The Noise has been created. Click on the Thumbnail of the Noise.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 7

Go to the Shader Properties and select Noise > Nutous. After that, click on the Arrowicon to return to the other tabs.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 8

Go to the Object Tab and increase the Strength value to 170%. Then put the Height value at 40 cm. Also, you can play around with the settings of theShape as you want.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 9

Find the two grey dots near the Platonic object. ThenDouble-click on each grey dot. The dots must be red in color.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

2.How to Create the Cloned Spheres

Step 1

To create the sphere, go back to the top menu bar. Click-Hold on the blue Add Cube Object button. Then select the Sphere object by clicking on it.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 2

The Sphere object has been created. Go to the Object Tab and reduce the Radius to 1 cm. Also, change the Segments to 18.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 3

Go to the main menu and select MoGraph > Cloner.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 4

Click and drag the Sphere so that it is under Cloner.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 5

Select the Cloner and go to the Object Tab to edit the Cloner tool. Then selectMode > Object.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 6

Select the Cloner tool again. Then Click-Hold and Drag the Platonic object to the Object Form.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

3.How to Create the Cloned Lines

Step 1

Return to the top menu bar again. Click-Hold on the blue Add Cube Object button. After that, select the Cylinder object by clicking on it.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 2

The Cylinder object has been created. Go to the Object Tab and reduce the Radius to 0.1 cm.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 3

Go to the main menu and select MoGraph > Cloner.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 4

Now click and drag the Cylinder so that it is under Cloner.1.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 5

Select the Cloner.1 to edit it. Go to the Object tab and then selectMode > Object.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 6

Now select the Cloner.1 tool again. Click-Hold and Drag the Platonic object to the Object Form.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 7

Look a little lower and find the Distribution object property. Then select Distribution > Edge.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 8

Now go toScale on Edge and click on the Check Box. After that, increase the Edge Scale value to 100% to connect the Lines with the Spheres.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

4.How to Render and Save the Geometric Shape

Step 1

On the top menu bar, click on the Edit Render Settingsicon (Clapperboard with Gear icon).

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 2

Select Output to specify the Image Resolution of the geometric shape. Then put the values at 2500 pixels Width and Height.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 3

Select Save and go to the Alpha Channel.Then click on theCheck Boxso the shape will be transparent.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 4

Go to the top menu bar again and click on the Render to Picture Viewer icon.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 5

The Geometric Confusion Shape has been rendered. It took no more than one second.

Now go to the menu and select File > Save as. After that, selectFormat > PNG. Then save the result by clicking theOK button.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

5.How to Convert the Result Into a Photoshop Brush

Step 1

Open Photoshop. Go to the main menu and select File > Open. Then upload thePNG File into Photoshop.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 2

We need to change the color of the shape from white to black.Therefore,Right-Click on the Layer and select the Blending Options.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 3

Now select the Color Overlay and click on the Thumbnail of Color.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 4

Select the Black color by putting the color code #000000 in the form.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 5

Go to the main menu and select Image > Trim. Then click on the OK button to crop the shape.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 6

The shape has been cropped. Go to the main menu again and select Edit > Define Brush Preset.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 7

Enter the name of the brush.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

Step 8

On the left menu bar, select the Brush Tool. Then Right-Clickon the document to select the Geometric Confusion Brush.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

The Geometric Confusion Brush Is Done

Using these methods, you can create different abstract shapes in Cinema 4D and easily convert them into Photoshop Brushes.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

I hope you’ve enjoyed this tutorial. I’ll be waiting for your results. Also, don’t forget to check my Geometric Confusion Brushes Set.

How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D