I completed some independent experimentation in the workings of Cinema 4D in order to gain a better understanding of the array of possible techniques and outcomes. The concept behind these models is the 4 Elements of Fire, Air, Water and Earth and a sort of magic ball in order to represent them.

Fire

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Air

AirBallresized

Water

WaterBallresized

Earth

EarthBallresized

4 Elements

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I then brought the image of my 4 elements in Photoshop in order to complete some further editing.

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