The Redshift Materials Masterclass

The most comprehensive training for materials in Redshift Renderer for Cinema 4D.


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Unleash the power of Redshift.

The first step toward professional rendering is chosing the right renderer. We’ve been using Redshift Renderer® in production for several years now and highly recommend it if you want to lift your rendering game. However there has been a lack of training available for Redshift… until now.

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This course was designed for intermediate users.

English audio

The course has been recorded in English.

Online support

Have questions? Live chat with us or post your question for all to see.


What will you learn from this course?

We literally cover almost every feature to do with materials in Redshift.


We’ll start by covering each of the Material Types in Redshift incl. Diffuse, Reflection, Refraction, SSS, Emissive, Car Paint and the Material Blender.

17 Lessons
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Shader nodes

We’ll cover every Redshift node to create your shaders and materials. We’ll see examples of what each node does and how to use them in your workflow.

22 Lessons
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Material Projects

We’ll build materials together and share loads of tips on how to get great looking shaders and physically accurate results. All Project Files are included.

7 Lessons
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Course Content

Redshift Material Projects

Material Projects

We'll create the following materials together in the material projects section of the course. We plan to add more too.

Includes Redshift Material Library
The course includes a plug-and-play Redshift Material library with 50 prebuilt materials. We’re also adding new materials all the time!

Who should take this course?

This masterclass is ideal for anyone learning Redshift for Cinema 4D.


Using Redshift as a hobby? Get better acquainted with it.


Using Redshift every day? Become the Octane guru of the office.


Impress your clients with your expert Redshift knowlegedge.


Start early and learn the right way from the beginning.

Master Redshift today.

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(which also includes The RedshiftLighting & Rendering Masterclass)

The Redshift Materials Masterclass

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Your instructor

Derek Kirk

Hey, I’m Derek, I love pizza, 80s synth music, crew neck sweaters, my wife Kaitlyn, my daughter Violet, my corgi Lava and God. I’ve been in video production for 10 years, and i have a passion for 3D and teaching.

Frequently asked questions

What will I learn in this course?​

This course is designed to be the definitive resource for creating professional looking materials in Cinema 4D with Redshift. We cover every aspect of the software that is to do with Material creation. By the end of this course you’ll be able to create amazing looking shaders and take your renders to the next level.

What software do I need?​

You need Maxon Cinema 4D (many of the techniques are achievable in older versions but Version 20 and above is recommended). You also need the Redshift Render Plugin for Cinema 4D, Redshift Version 3.0 and up. 3.5 recommended.

What plugins do I need?​

You need the Redshift Render Plugin for Cinema 4D from the Maxon website. It’s available along with a Cinema 4D subscription. The concepts in this course apply to all versions but Version 2018 and above is recommended.

What is the difference between this course and the other Redshift Mastercalsses?

Our Ultimate Redshift Masterclass includes The Redshift Materials Masterclass AND the Redshift Lighting and Rendering Masterclass (and some soon to be released extra exlusive content) and is our complete training on everything you need to know about Redshift .

The Materials Masterclass is focused on Material creation in Redshift. The Lighting and Rendering Masterclass is focused on Lighting, Camera and Rendering in Redshift. The Ultimate Redshift course covers everything.

What knowledge do I need to complete the course?​

A basic level of Cinema 4D should be fine for this course.

What will I get after enrolling?​

Lifetime access to the course videos (3 hours over 50 videos and growing), 6 x C4D Project Files, 1 x Redshift Material Library (currently over 50 materials), Exclusive support, continuous updates and new content added regularly.

Is this course included in membership?​

This is a (HUGE) Pro Series course and much larger than our other courses. As such it's not included in membership unfortunately.

If I purchase the course is it mine to keep?​

Yep, if you purchase it, it's yours to keep!

The Redshift Materials Masterclass

The new course by Derek Kirk designed to help you master materials in Redshift Renderer for Cinema 4D.

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