Siggraph 2018 Rewind - Orestis Konstantinidis: Entering The Fields

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Orestis Konstantinidis was the primary UX designer working on Cinema 4D R20’s Fields system, and shares both the concepts that guided the design of the system and many great practical examples of how Fields can be used. You’ll see how to apply Fields to effectors, deformers, vertex maps and volumes. When used with the Target Effector, Fields can even define the direction of clones. With the Falloff node in Xpresso you can use Fields to control any object parameter, and by modifying the parameters of an Alembic cache you can even modify animation with Fields and create stop-motion effects. Orestis demonstrates several techniques that use the growth animation of fields to morph between multiple shapes or reveal objects.

10:20Basic Fields with MoGraph Effectors
11:47Fields with Deformers
13:48Fields with Vertex Maps / Particle and Decay Field
15:20Fields in Volumes
20:57Field Direction / Target Effector
24:32Fields in Point Selections
26:58Using Fields to Control any C4D Parameter / Xpresso Falloff Node
28:52Bake As Alembic and Use Fields to Modify Animation
31:15Freeze Layer / Field Growth
34:18Cube to Sphere Morph WIth Fields / Spherify Deformer
40:00Head Reveal / Growth and Volumes

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