Join Rob Garrott for an in-depth discussion in this video The deformer workflow, part of CINEMA 4D Essentials 3: Cameras, Animation, and Deformers.
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In an earlier module of the CINEMA 4D Essential Series we talked about the idea of different …object types and sub-categories. …One of those is something called an Operator Object and within the Operator Objects are …the Deformers, and Deformers are a way to modify and distort and change the shapes of …your objects non-destructively. …I'm going to add a cube to the scene and the Operator Objects, the Deformers, are purple …icons and if I click and hold on these, these are all the different Deformers that we have access to.…
I'm going to start off with something very simple which is just a Bend Deformer. …The Bend Deformer allows you to bend your objects, and if I select Bend Deformer and …go to the Object Properties and adjust the Strength, then you can see that that Bend …Deformer is bending, but it's not affecting the cube. …The reason it's not affecting the cube is that Operators work in a very specific way. …Operator Objects like the Bend Deformer only affect their parent or their peer. …
- What is a keyframe?
- Working with the F-Curve Manager
- Pausing an animation
- Working with the Editor Camera vs. the camera object
- Adding movement with a spline wrap
- Creating custom shapes with the Melt deformer