Painting | Paint Brush


Additional Hot Keys

There are many other additional hotkeys you can set for all the sculpting style brushes if you need them.

Note about Tool Overwrites

Note that sculpting hotkeys have the special ability of overriding other hotkeys you might have set in Cinema 4D, but only when you have a sculpt brush selected. If a tool other than a sculpt style brush is selected then it will use the previously set hotkeys. This allows you to use any key that you want for sculpting/painting style workflows without worrying about deleting hotkeys used elsewhere in c4d, such as for modeling.

You will know if a tool is one of these special overrides by looking at the “Restrict to” section in the command manager. If it says “Tool Overwrite” then you will know it is safe to choose any key you want and it will only ever be used when you have a sculpt style brush selected, such as this Paint Brush.

Search for them in the Command Manager (Window->Customization->Customize Commands).

Freehand

Set a hotkey key to change directly to Freehand DrawMode

Line

Set a hotkey key to change directly to Line DrawMode

Lasso Fill

Set a hotkey key to change directly to Lasso Fill DrawMode

Poly Fill

Set a hotkey key to change directly to Poly Fill DrawMode

Rectangle Fill

Set a hotkey key to change directly to Rectangle Fill DrawMode

Sculpt Brush Fill Backfaces

Set a hotkey to temporarily enable the Fill Backfaces option during a brush stroke when using one of the Fill Draw Modes.

Sculpt Brush Pressure

Hold to change just the pressure of the brush while moving your mouse or pen

Sculpt Brush Pressure Decrease

Decrease the pressure of the brush

Sculpt Brush Pressure Decrease Big Steps

Decrease the pressure of the brush in larger steps

Sculpt Brush Pressure Increase

Increase the pressure of the brush

Sculpt Brush Pressure Increase Big Steps

Increase the pressure of the brush in larger steps

Sculpt Brush Size

Hold to change just the size of the brush while moving your mouse or pen

Sculpt Brush Size Decrease

Decrease the size of the brush

Sculpt Brush Size Decrease Big Steps

Decrease the size of the brush in larger steps

Sculpt Brush Size Increase

Increase the size of the brush

Sculpt Brush Size Increase Big Steps

Increase the size of the brush in larger steps