XP Xmas Advent

XP Xmas Advent Giveaway

It’s the festive time of year once again, and here at helloluxx, we thought we’d share some XP Xmas Advent gifts with all you Cinema 4D users out there. Each day of December until the 24th, we offer you a free X-Particles scene file. It’s going to feel like Christmas everyday! Well, perhaps not, but…

X-Particles Challenge

X-Particles Challenge 2015

Whether you are new to x-particles or a veteran user, the X-Particles Challenge 2015 could be a great opportunity for you to show your skills and learn some new tricks. The X-Particles Challenge is a competition which has been organised by Andy Needham. The challenge is to use your favourite feature of X-Particles to create…

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…

XParticles logo reveal

Logo Reveal with X-Particles

In this tutorial we create a logo reveal with X-Particles in Cinema 4D.  Starting with a simple polygon object, Tim Clapham takes you through the entire process step by step, emitting particles from geometry and using an animated texture to restrict the particle emission to specific areas of the object. We use particle groups to control…

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…