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# How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

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Learn Cinema 4D quickly and easily by creating the complex Geometric Confusion Shape. Follow this tutorial step by step to create an abstract shape and use it as a Photoshop Brush.

I wrote this tutorial based on my item on GraphicRiver. You can check the Geometric Confusion Brushes Set in my portfolio.

## 1. How to Create the Geometric Object

### Step 1

Open Cinema 4D. On the top menu bar, Click-Hold on the blue Add Cube Object button. Then select the Platonic object by clicking on it.

### Step 2

The Platonic object has been created. Go to the Object Tab and change the Segments to 3. Then press the keys N-B to see the polygons.

### Step 3

Back to the top menu bar, Click-Hold on the blue Bend button. Then select the Displacer tool by clicking on it.

### Step 4

Now click and drag the Displacer so that it is under Platonic.

### Step 5

Select the Displacer and go to the Shading Tab to specify several parameters. Then select Shader > Noise.

### Step 6

The Noise has been created. Click on the Thumbnail of the Noise.

### Step 7

Go to the Shader Properties and select Noise > Nutous. After that, click on the Arrow icon to return to the other tabs.

### Step 8

Go to the Object Tab and increase the Strength value to 170%. Then put the Height value at 40 cm. Also, you can play around with the settings of the Shape as you want.

### Step 9

Find the two grey dots near the Platonic object. Then Double-click on each grey dot. The dots must be red in color.

## 2. How to Create the Cloned Spheres

### Step 1

To create the sphere, go back to the top menu bar. Click-Hold on the blue Add Cube Object button. Then select the Sphere object by clicking on it.

### Step 2

The Sphere object has been created. Go to the Object Tab and reduce the Radius to 1 cm. Also, change the Segments to 18.

### Step 3

Go to the main menu and select MoGraph > Cloner.

### Step 4

Click and drag the Sphere so that it is under Cloner.

### Step 5

Select the Cloner and go to the Object Tab to edit the Cloner tool. Then select Mode > Object.

### Step 6

Select the Cloner tool again. Then Click-Hold and Drag the Platonic object to the Object Form.

## 3. How to Create the Cloned Lines

### Step 1

Return to the top menu bar again. Click-Hold on the blue Add Cube Object button. After that, select the Cylinder object by clicking on it.

### Step 2

The Cylinder object has been created. Go to the Object Tab and reduce the Radius to 0.1 cm.

### Step 3

Go to the main menu and select MoGraph > Cloner.

### Step 4

Now click and drag the Cylinder so that it is under Cloner.1.

### Step 5

Select the Cloner.1 to edit it. Go to the Object tab and then select Mode > Object.

### Step 6

Now select the Cloner.1 tool again. Click-Hold and Drag the Platonic object to the Object Form.

### Step 7

Look a little lower and find the Distribution object property. Then select Distribution > Edge.

### Step 8

Now go to Scale on Edge and click on the Check Box. After that, increase the Edge Scale value to 100% to connect the Lines with the Spheres.

## 4. How to Render and Save the Geometric Shape

### Step 1

On the top menu bar, click on the Edit Render Settings icon (Clapperboard with Gear icon).

### Step 2

Select Output to specify the Image Resolution of the geometric shape. Then put the values at 2500 pixels Width and Height.

### Step 3

Select Save and go to the Alpha Channel. Then click on the Check Box so the shape will be transparent.

### Step 4

Go to the top menu bar again and click on the Render to Picture Viewer icon.

### Step 5

The Geometric Confusion Shape has been rendered. It took no more than one second.

Now go to the menu and select File > Save as. After that, select Format > PNG. Then save the result by clicking the OK button.

## 5. How to Convert the Result Into a Photoshop Brush

### Step 1

Open Photoshop. Go to the main menu and select File > Open. Then upload the PNG File into Photoshop.

### Step 2

We need to change the color of the shape from white to black. Therefore, Right-Click on the Layer and select the Blending Options.

### Step 3

Now select the Color Overlay and click on the Thumbnail of Color.

### Step 4

Select the Black color by putting the color code #000000 in the form.

### Step 5

Go to the main menu and select Image > Trim. Then click on the OK button to crop the shape.

### Step 6

The shape has been cropped. Go to the main menu again and select Edit > Define Brush Preset.

### Step 7

Enter the name of the brush.

### Step 8

On the left menu bar, select the Brush Tool. Then Right-Click on the document to select the Geometric Confusion Brush.

## The Geometric Confusion Brush Is Done

Using these methods, you can create different abstract shapes in Cinema 4D and easily convert them into Photoshop Brushes.

I hope you've enjoyed this tutorial. I'll be waiting for your results. Also, don't forget to check my Geometric Confusion Brushes Set.