Join Alan Demafiles for an in-depth discussion in this video Mirroring the curtain, part of Cinema 4D: Cloth Simulations for Motion Graphics.
- Now that we have the left side of our curtain done,…we can use a duplicate to mirror off to the right side.…We're going to do a little bit of housekeeping here,…because as you can see we have all these helper objects…and these various states that we used as building blocks…to get to this current incarnation that we have here,…which I'll just rename a Work In Progress Curtain.…And all these other guys, I'm going to select all of them.…All these helper objects and the build versions of them.…And go though, just make sure…that we have everything selected.…And we'll come over here to Layers,…and we'll create a new layer from Object Selection.…
And we'll call this layer Build.…I don't necessarily need to see them…in the viewport anymore.…Right now if we turn off our viewport solo,…there they are cluttering the scene.…They're there, they're good to have…in case we need to fall back on something…we have them, but currently I don't need to see them.…So now that they're in this build layer,…I can turn off the visibility…
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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