Join Thanassis Pozantzis for an in-depth discussion in this video Unwrapping a rounded cube, part of Learning Bodypaint in Cinema 4D.
- No Mookie in this video.…What I'll show you now is,…how do we unwrap a rounded cube, not a straight cube.…So I'll make a cube.…I'll go to my Object tab, fill it,…turn on my lines,…zoom in so I can see what's happening here,…change this to 2,…and make this a bit smaller.…I'm using small numbers so that it's easier…for us to understand what's going on.…Lovely. Let me make it editable.…
I'm gonna select it and press c.…So now it's an editable rounded cube.…Let's follow the rules and see what we'll do.…I'm going to select the bottom,…make it a point selection.…And then, let's go to our Select, Set Selection,…and call this pin.…Excellent. Let's deselect this.…Now let's select our edge and go and start cutting.…
I'm going to cut.…I'm going to use a Loop Selection.…Select, Loop Selection.…And oh, it doesn't go ...…I want it go to this way.…So I will use a Path Selection.…Excellent tool, Path Selection.…You go like this, like this,…and it selects everything.…And I'm going to go halfway.…I'm pressing shift and I'm selecting these.…
Author Thanassis Pozantzis covers a wide set of techniques, from material projections and generating UV maps to UV unwrapping, both for hard surface models (such as packaging and mechanical objects) to organic models (including humans, monsters, and animals). Start here to learn how to incorporate BodyPaint into your production workflow.
- Everything you need to know about material projections
- Creating and editing UV maps
- Setting up a project in the BodyPaint interface
- Unwrapping UVs, from cubes to bananas
- Hard-surface model unwrapping
- Organic model unwrapping
Skill Level Intermediate
Cinema 4D R16 Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson9h 35m Beginner
1. It's All About UV Maps
2. 3D Painting
3. Everything About the BodyPaint Interface
4. Unwrapping Everything
5. Unwrapping Project - Dinosaur
6. Unwrapping Project - Mookie
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