alternatingcolour

Stairs Alternating Colour

I was asked a question on www.fxphd.com how to alternate between two colours on a set of stairs that someone had built. I came up with three simple solutions that use the shader effector, the color shader and the multi shader. I thought I’d share the file here. Download the C4D file I hope that…

MoGraph Xpresso Data Node

This example scene shows you how you can use the MoGraph Data Node to access specific Clones. In this example I use the data node to attach a null to a clone and then cycle through them. I’m sure you can find some more interesting uses for this handy node. To download the C4D file…

Cinema4D 11.026 update released

As posted by Srek on CGTalk…. Hi all, today MAXON made the latest update 11.026 available via the online updater and the website. If you download the update from the website make sure it get’s stored without a .zip extension. Especially on OS X it can happen that the browser incorrectly adds this. The manual…

selectionsets

Creating Selection Sets Automagically

I’m sure that a lot of you are already aware that you can drag a material straight from the Material Manager onto an object and that material will be assigned to that object. Did you know, you can use a similar technique to actually restrict to Selection Sets. In Polygon Mode, first create the polygon…

morerandomness

More Randomness

In the previous ramble about random colour, Leah asked I’ve been wondering, is there any way to use effectors to apply a random color from a subset of colors (such as a range or gradient)? So here is one method of achieving that.  I’ve used the multishader to create a subset of colours. Then the…