Keep up-to-date with Free tutorials!!

 

Sign up to our twice-monthly newsletter today for the latest tutorials, interviews and product information.

Sign me up to receive third-party emails from 3dtotal's partners, too!

- Latest news
- Exclusive Shop Offers
- Preview early content
- Plus much more

 

Not Ready to take that step? OK, Why not just Subscribe to the RSS Feed

 
submit tutorial
1
How to Create a Dynamic Spring in Cinema 4D

| Your Rating:
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star none
(Score 3.75 out of 5 after 4 Votes)
| 29731 Views
| 0 Comments
| Comments 0
Date Added: 11th July 2013
Software used:
1750_tid_main.jpg

Introduction

In this tutorial we look at creating a dynamic spring that actually shows in the render and works with the dynamics system. This came about after I was creating an exploded locking mechanising for an advert. CINEMA 4D has the spring connector which works wonderfully, however it doesn't show in the render. In order to get round this I created a helix spline with a sweep NURBs and then tied that to the position of the top part of the spring. Hey presto - a working spring that shows in the render and is completely dynamic!

1750_tid_1.jpg 1750_tid_2.jpg
1750_tid_3.jpg 1750_tid_4.jpg

Video



 
1
Related Tutorials

Making Of 'Swords and Daggers'

by Tim Ellis
published on 2007-11-03

Keywords: scene, object, sword, dagger,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half (2)
Comments 0 Views 29565

Making Of 'Haohmaru'

by Victor Hugo Sousa
published on 2014-02-05

Keywords: Tutorial, ZBrush, 3ds Max, Male, Character, Sculpting, Modeling

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half (22)
Comments 3 Views 81458

Power Up Your Polygons

by William “Proton” Vaughan
published on 2012-01-09

Keywords: modeling, polygons, powergons, lightwave,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full (6)
Comments 5 Views 134610

Scene Layout & Asset Modeling an Apocalyptic Diorama in 3ds Max

by Andrew Finch
published on 2017-02-24

Keywords: 3ds Max, Marmoset, Tutorial, Apocalyptic, Diorama, Asset, Scene, Modeling

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full (4)
Comments 0 Views 6194
Readers Comments (Newest on Top)
no comments!
No comments yet. Be the first to comment!
Add Your Comment..