Join Alan Demafiles for an in-depth discussion in this video Flat mapping textures, part of Cinema 4D: Cloth Simulations for Motion Graphics.
- Here, we will look at ways to texture…our cloth simulation with a logo.…While, we can certainly texture it before simulating,…the resulting deformations might not always…be the most legible way to present the logo.…So, we'll examine here how flat mapping textures…can provide a good work around solution to that.…So, here in this example I've got a camera…that is moving towards a cloth simulation…that's already been cached.…So, I can scrub through this back and forth and…towards the end here the cloth comes to a settling point.…And we'll see that's kind of where we want to have our logo.…
So, let's come over here to the Window and Picture Viewer.…And, I've already got this logo…loaded up here inside the Picture Viewer.…And, its got an alpha channel, it's round in nature.…H+ sport. Let's add that to our cloth here.…So, I got that texture applied to a material,…and now we just want to click and…drag that material onto our cloth.…So, you can see here that it's looking pretty good.…And, if we hit play, it's not looking so good.…
Cloth Simulations for Motion Graphics in CINEMA 4D is a project-based learning experience that follows three projects from start to finish: an animated flag blowing in the wind, opening and closing theater curtains, and a cloth-on-object logo reveal. Each project is rich with lessons that artists can adapt and apply to any cloth animation. Author Alan Demafiles will help viewers use the C4D Cloth tag and colliders, attach cloth to other geometry in a scene, loop simulations, correct imperfections with the morph deformer, and apply logos and other patterns to fabric. Start watching to incorporate cloth simulations into your mograph skillset.
- Creating geometry for cloth
- Working with the C4D Cloth tag
- Using caches
- Modeling and texturing cloth
- Adding constraints
- Attaching cloth to geometry
- Creating cloth collisions
- Adding lights
- Animating morphs and reveals
- Rendering the cloth animation
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Core Concepts
2. Creating a Flag
3. Creating Theater Curtains
4. Creating the Reveal Cloth
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