Michael Szabo
Michael Szabo is a 24 year old motion designer and editor from Florida. He strives to learn something new about design every day. Check out www.bigmikedesign.com to see his work.
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    C4D: Modeling and Rendering a Baseball Wall Title SpotWall 200
    In this tutorial, Michael Szabo from Big Mike Design walks us through his recreation of the popular baseball wall title scenes that have been used to advertise baseball games this season. After modeling both manually and with the help of Mograph, Mike also covers proper rendering habits when moving into After Effects for compositing!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Animated Bar Graph with Cinema 4D and XpressoPreview
    Use the power of Xpresso and Mograph to create a 3D bar graph that automatically updates based on settings that you specify. In this tutorial you will learn how to set up Xpresso, which allows you to link the different parameters together, so that the graph can be easily animated and adjusted to fit any set of data.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Realistic Subway Station Scene using Cinema 4D and After EffectsPreview frame
    This 2 part tutorial takes us underground to examine how to build a 3D model of a subway train and make it zip past a real subway platform. First, we'll use Cinema 4D to craft a subway car using a few basic primitive shapes, while adding detail with Sweep, Extrude, and Loft NURBS elements. Then, we'll texture and light our car to create a realistic look, and allow our CG car to blend in with our real subway environment. Finally, the MoGraph module will help us clone our car and make a long train to animate into our scene, and then we'll do some quick adjustments in After Effects to put the finishing touches on our subway station composite.Read More…