how to make an animated snake in cinema 4d

Posted 18 May 2011   tutorials c4d

Nowadays many movie productions use CG animals. These are safer to handle and work with since working with real wild animals like snakes require experts. As you already know, visual effects are a useful tool, however, a big expense in high budget movies like Snakes on a plane, Prince of Persia, Anaconda and Harry Potter’s last movie.

We are aware that animating objects and include them in a scene is a complicated task, moreover, working with organic surfaces makes the job even harder. For this reason, this time we will teach you how to create and animate an attacking snake, conducting the modeling, texturing and animation process in Cinema 4D and finally post production in Adobe After Effects.



4. How to create a Snake from Harry potter

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Jun 08, 2011 | 59mins.
Video Resolution: HD 1280 x 720
► Cinema 4d Version: 11 +

Tutorial – part 1

Tutorial – part 2

• Modeling whit a blue print
• Basic modeling using capsule object
• Modeling the head
• Modeling the jaws

Tutorial – part 3

Tutorial – part 4

• Modeling the gums
• Modeling the thickness
• Creating selection tags

The last part of the tutorial is charged, in addition, it includes the 3D models, 3D animation, textures, After Effects and cinema 4d project files, Vray settings, and more cool stuff.