Stefan Surmabojov
My name is Stefan Surmabojov. I'm 26 year old motion graphics designer located in Bulgaria with 7 years of professional experience. Most of my time is spend working as a freelancer, but in my spare time I create tutorials for Tuts+ and templates for VideoHive. I love photography, 3D, and VFX.
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Commercial Production Series: Canon EFS 55-250mm Lens - Part 5C4d canon lens pt5 v2 retina
    In the fifth part of the series, we'll take the lens model and breath life into it by animating four of the six different shots needed for our fake commercial in Cinema 4D. We'll go through the process of uniquely animating each camera angle and finalize rendering settings. We'll also look at animating the Canon lens extending and rotating, and finally wrap things up by preparing multi-pass rendering and independent anti-aliasing for compositing in After Effects.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Build a DIY Rotating Time Lapse Tripod HeadStefan timelapse timer prelg
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to quickly and easily create your own rotating time lapse head for your GoPro or compact camera using a kitchen timer. It is a very low-cost project that mounts between your camera and tripod. It even looks great.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Creating Realistic Water Surfaces in Cinema 4D with Hot4DC4d ocean retina
    In this tutorial, Stefan Surmabojov will introduce you to Hot4D. A very cool free plugin for Cinema 4D version R14, that easily generates realistic procedural water surfaces in only a few steps. With its simple, yet powerful controls, it's capable of creating amazing and truly convincing results.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    An Introduction to Shooting Timelapse VideosAetuts retina timelapse
    In this video, we are going to explore timelapse video techniques. We'll look at various ways to shoot time lapse videos as well as the gear and information you need to get up and running.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Commercial Production Series: Canon EFS 55-250mm Lens - Part 4Canon efs lens pt2 retina
    In the fourth part of the Canon EFS 55-250mm Lens series, you'll shift gears and move into Cinema 4D where Stefan Surmabojov will take over the project and show you how to create and apply the various materials needed to give the lens a realistic look. Stefan will also cover modeling the Canon text and applying logos to the body.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Quick Tip: Maze Trace Plugin for Cinema 4DC4d maze trace retina2
    In this quick tip you'll learn about a very cool free plugin for cinema 4D, that allows you to create very interesting maze type effects based on your geometry. The plugin is super simple and gives you a lot of creative possibilities.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Creating a Photo of a Light Bulb Powered by the MindLightbulb0526stefanvprelg
    Today, we'll use some simple compositing techniques to create a image of a person holding a lightbulb. The light bulb appears to be disconnected from electricity and therefore powered by the person holding it. We are going to break it down for you, so you can get a very realistic final result.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Stock Video Pack: Battery Icon AnimationsContent pack battery icon animations400px
    Today we have another great stock video collection for you courtesy of Stefan Surmabojov. This pack contains 20 battery icon animations from five different camera angles, with two fill styles per angle. These have been modeled, textured and pre-rendered by Stefan, and are available in high quality 1920x1080 resolution, compressed into Quick Time format using PNG compression and contain built in alpha channels for easy compositing. These are completely free to everyone, so download them today!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model, Texture and Render a Realistic Light Bulb with 3ds Max & C4D - Part 2C4d lightbulb pt2 retina
    In the second half of the realistic light bulb tutorial, you'll shift gears and move into Cinema 4D, where Stefan will guide you through the texturing, lighting and rendering portions of the project. You'll learn how to create believable glass and metal shaders, add lights and finally how to render your scene using two different setups.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model, Texture and Render a Realistic Light Bulb with 3ds Max & C4D - Part 1Max lightbulb pt1 retina
    In this new two part tutorial series, brothers Andrew and Stefan Surmabojov are teaming up to show you how to create an ultra-realistic light bulb. Utilizing a powerful combination of tools from both 3D Studio Max and Cinema 4D, this series will show you how the two programs can be used together to achieve fantastic results. In part one, Andrew will guide you through the creation of the model in 3ds Max, using a variety of simple yet powerful tools and techniques. Along the way, you'll learn some interesting ways to approach modeling the various elements, resulting in an extremely detailed, accurate model ready for Cinema 4D.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Shoot and Composite a Speed Walking Scene3d and motion graphics
    In this tutorial we are going to walk you through the complete process of a very impressive effect where your actor moves with regular speed while all the environment moves super fast.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Creating a Cool Perspective Shift Effect in Cinema 4DC4d perspective retina
    In this tutorial you'll dive into creating a nice perspective shift effect inside Cinema 4D. Although relatively easy to setup, this effect can add a lot of style to your renders or even your demo reel. And the best part is, the concept is software independent. So once you understand it, you can easily recreate it with any 3D software you work with.Read More…