XP3 Soft Bodies

Simulating Soft Bodies with X-Particles 3 in Cinema 4D

X-Particles never ceases to amaze me, it is such a versatile tool. Although not designed specifically to deal with cloth and soft body simulations, X-Particles 3 does a good job with minimal setup. Add the XParticles xpConstraints object—which will tie your particles together—then combine this with the xpDeformer object to manipulate your geometry. You can…

xp molecules

Instant Molecules with X-Particles

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Instant Molecules with X-Particles X-Particles has to be the most powerful particle system available for Cinema4D right now and if you’re not using it then I have to ask – why not!? Sure you can achieve stuff with the archaic particle system in Cinema 4D (reminds me of the particles in…

Cinema 4D Tutorial - Sub-Frame Emission with Thinking Particles

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Sub-Frame Emission with Thinking Particles

Here’s another little tip for working with Cinema 4D, specifically Thinking Particles. I offer up a solution to what appears to be quite a common problem with TP and hopefully this small tutorial will stop a lot of head scratching. This time around, I show you a simple technique you can use to stop the…

Trapcode Form 2 Released

Well first of all apologies for the tardy upkeep of this blog.  The posts are becoming quite rare lately.  I’ve been incredibly busy on some really exciting projects and had no time to eat sleep or post on helloluxx.  Let’s hope I can remedy this as soon as possible.  I’ve got lots of new ideas…