Create realistic Earth in Cinema 4D

Difficulty level: Medium

 

In this tutorial you will learn how to use material editor for creating more complex textures with layers and shaders.

 

 

Here are the links to all the textures used:

 

All textures in one file: http://goo.gl/zjrplN

 

Earth color with bathymetry http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=73751

 

Water mask: ftp://ftp.cscs.ch/out/stockli/bluemarble­/bmng/landmask/

 

Bump map/elevation: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=73934

 

Clouds: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=57747

 

City lights: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=55167

 

You can also browse on your own on FTP server from NASA if you want to look for all of them in different sizes, because you can’t find all of them on the Blue Marble website. The link is: ftp://neo.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/bluemarble/b­mng/