Animating Cellular Behavior in CINEMA 4D

In this CINEMA 4D tutorial, we'll go through a few simple scenarios using some of CINEMA 4D's powerful tools. We'll use Cloner objects to create a cell division and use Thinking Particles to achieve a similar effect over a larger scale. Software required: CINEMA 4D R14 Studio.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
April 20, 2013
Duration
1h 38m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
April 20, 2013
Duration
1h 38m
Description

Creating movement and interactions can be important for those working in medical visualizations, illustrating drug interactions, or using 3D in other scientific fields. Often the cells will be required to interact, to split, or move along specific pathways. In this CINEMA 4D tutorial, we'll go through a few simple scenarios using some of CINEMA 4D's powerful tools. We'll use Cloner objects to create a cell division and use Thinking Particles to achieve a similar effect over a larger scale. We'll also talk about populating the scene with a variety of cells that all have procedural motion and look at how we can destroy a cell using Metaballs. We'll also build a blood vessel cross-section and animate different kinds of cells flowing along. By the end of the training, you'll have a much better idea of some of the tools you can use to achieve similar effects in your own projects. Software required: CINEMA 4D R14 Studio.

About the author
About the author

Justin thrives as a lead modeling author at Pluralsight. Growing up, Justin found a deep interest for the computer graphics industry after watching movies like Jurassic Park, Toy Story and The Abyss. His ambition would lead him to work at Sony Imageworks in Los Angeles on movies like Monster House and Surf's Up. Justin has also had numerous articles, tutorials and images published in 3D World and 3D Artist.

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