Design it with Cineware: Layer Real 3D Shadows on 2D Imagery using Cinema 4D's Shadow Catcher

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When layering 3D elements on top of 2D imagery, shadows make a ton of difference. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to render realistic 3D shadows for compositing and layer them in Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects. This is all possible via C4D's Shadow Catcher Shader, which is only available in C4D Studio but can be rendered in Cineware for After Effects or Cineware for Illustrator.

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