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Features

What is it all about?

Free Materials

The materials on this page can be used for commercial and noncommercial projects. They are totally free, so go ahead and have fun! At the moment I am working on Cinema 4D content packs – other material libraries (i.e. Blender and Autodesk are in planning.)

Note: Every 3D engine can handle the RAW bitmap data, so you can load the JPG/PNG files in any case.

Extreme high resolution

Every used texture offers a minimum of 2000 px on the smallest side. Most of the photos were taken with the Nikon D800 (35 mm full frame DSLR) with superb optics. So you can get really near in your renderings.

To ensure that you no moiré will occur in your work a lot of materials contain textures with resolutions above 4K with improved compressing algorithms.

Expandable

The Cinema 4D Library Packs offer you at least a texture image (diffuse map), a custom made normal map and a displacement map for each material. (Please be aware that though displacement looks awesome it can increase your rendertime severely.)
Furthermore the materials contain alpha, ambient occlusion und specular lighting settings if necessary.

Material Libraries

Get your favorite materials here.

Wood Texture Pack

Raw & polished textures

Walls Texture Pack

Detailed textures for walls

Stone Texture Pack

Rocks and Rolls

Paper Texture Pack

Cheesy Origami surfaces

Paper Texture Pack 2

More cheesy Origami surfaces

Dirty Concrete

For your post-apocalyptic scenes

The Panda is working

More materials are on the way!

FAQ

Frequently asked questions.

  • Pricing

    Is the stuff here totally free?

    Short answer: YES! For details in licensing please see the licensing section. I am also very grateful for every donation.

  • Usage

    Can I use the materials and textures for other applications (i.e. print or mockups)?

    Yes absolutely. Every material library contains the used JPEGs. You can use these pictures also standalone. (Please let me know, when you need data larger than 8K. Maybe you are lucky.)

  • Installation & Setup

    How can I use the materials in C4D?

    Simply copy the lib4d file(s) into your C4D application folder under /library/browser. After restarting Cinema 4D you can access the materials via the content browser.

    What's about Blender & Autodesk?

    I do not have the time to build up extra libraries for other tools than Cinema 4D at the moment. BUT: You can download the assets of every material (including the texture itself and all maps needed) to build up your own library.

    What's about standalone usage?

    Because you do not need any other stuff than the standalone photo, simply download the JPEG file and do what you have to do.

  • Gear

    What kind of gear do you use for the bitmap data?

    For the "basic" textures I use the Nikon D800 full frame DSLR. In my lensbag I always carry:

    • Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 Macro
    • Nikkor 60mm f/2.8 Macro
    • Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 Wideangle
    • Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8 Zoom
    • Sigma Art 35mm f/1.4 Prime

    To sum up: Around 15 kilograms of gear in one backpack.

  • About

    Andi Sieß

    aka "The man with the golden cam"
    Artist, Engineer, Photographer

    I love to hear from you and your awesome projects – use the buttons below to get in touch with me. Tell your friends and give feedback!

  • Help & Credit

    I actually do like your stuff. Can I offer you a cookie?

    Absolutely YES! I totally like cookies. When you're not such a great baker, I am also very pleased about some feedback. Please see the licensing section below for some additional details. Thank you very much!

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License

You asked for it, now you get it.

Official License

All materials and textures can be used by the terms of Creative Commons 4.0

Creative Commons Lizenzvertrag

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