Volumetric Workflow: What are Signed Distance Fields (SDF)

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In Cinema 4D Release 20, MAXON introduced a new Workflow, based on SDF and Fog Volumes. In this Video, I will be showing you what SDFs are.
SDF stands for “Signed Distance Field”, and is a Voxel Grid that creates a “Buffer” around a 3D surface, allowing us to create approximations of that surface by either inflating or contracting it.
Please make sure you watch the previous video, in which I explain what Voxel Grids and Volumes are.