Cinema 4D: The Artist's Project Sourcebook by Anne Powers

By Anne Powers

Make the inventive bounce to 3D. observe your creative imaginative and prescient with this treasure chest of tutorial initiatives. Get the fundamental innovations and strategies with out drowning within the technical complexities. This re-creation is an artists sourcebook for the visionary in you that wishes to grasp 3D-and rejoice within the strategy. It serves as a whole advisor for the artistic use of CINEMA 4D R10 and all of its modules.

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Figure 2-18 Extrude Inner Pulled Outward. Figure 2-17 Matrix Extrude. 46 CINEMA 4D: The Artist’s Project Sourcebook, Second Edition Figure 2-19 Extrude Again. Figure 2-20 Extrude Inner Pulled Inward. Figure 2-21 Center Close-up. Step 12 Press D one more time, this time moving the mouse slightly left to right to create a dimple on the end of the form. In the Object Manager, select the Center and press Cmd + C to copy it. Save the file. c4d file in your Models folder (or choose it from the Window menu if you didn’t close it) and use Cmd + V (Ctrl + V) to paste the flower center into it.

Experiment with the rollover position of the mouse until the loop that you want pops up. There are usually several ways to do any one thing in C4D. Try them all so you can integrate the methods that are most comfortable and efficient to you into your personal workflow. Figure 2-14 Extrude Settings in Attributes Manager. N Shortcut: Deselecting. Cmd + Shift + A (Ctrl + Shift + A) deselects any currently selected object, point, edge, or polygon. Figure 2-15 Outside Polys Extruded. Step 6 Return to Perspective view.

Choose Display>Gouraud from the menu immediately over the 1 The Dynamic Dozen 21 Editor window. With the Display previously set to Lines, it was easy to see the internal structure of the object being built. The Gouraud setting allows you to see the materials on the surface. Step 10 Rename the new material Star Gradient, and drop it onto the STARLIGHT LANTERN object in the Object Manager. Click on the Texture Tag that appears in the right-hand column. In the Attributes Manager, enter 50 percent for Length X.

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