Join Joel Bradley for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating fracture patterns: Using particles, part of Creating Rigid Body Simulations in Blender.
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Whilst fracturing an object based on the vertices contained…within the geometry may at times be a perfectly acceptable…way of doing things, we can perhaps easily imagine the…impracticality of doing this on an extremely polygon heavy model.…Besides slowing the fracture process down quite considerably, we could also…end up with way too many fracture pieces in the final solution.…Now, we could have cost work with limiting our pint source values.…But doing even that could end of itself take quite a…bit of trial and error, and so time to get right.…
In this and other situations, we may want…to take advantage of more readily controllable pint sources.…Such is practicals.…To demonstrate or you how this work, lets select our box for the geometry, switch…our view to Y frame to get a better view of what would be going on.…And then if…we come across to the practical properties panel, we can add a…new possible system to the box by clicking the Add practical system button.…In order to try and keep up good c…management practices, let's straight away rename our particle system.…
- Setting up objects for simulation
- Setting up the physics world
- Choosing a collision type
- Applying a collision shape
- Creating an animated rigid body
- Baking to keyframes
- Working with the mesh collision shape
- Adding a force field to the mix
- Understanding constraints
- Creating fracture patterns
Skill Level Intermediate
Rendering Using Cycles in Blenderwith George Maestri1h 28m Intermediate
Creating Simulations in Maya Dynamicswith Aaron F. Ross2h 11m Intermediate
1. Creating a Basic Rigid Body Simulation
2. Taking Rigid Bodies a Step Further
3. Rigid Body Constraints
4. Fracture Effects in Blender
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