How To Use Dynamic Joint Chains To Make A Flapping Wing Rig

by Jacqueline Mueller

Learn how to create a flapping wing animation in Cinema 4D.

In this AskGSG, Jake Vardaman asks us how to create a flapping wing animation similar to this lovely piece by Nejc Polovsak.

First, Chris adds dynamics to a joint chain. Then, uses Signal to get the flapping animation working. Then, he binds some simple geometry to the rig to make a flapping wing. Then, Nick experiments with X-Particles to layer some more detail to the final animation.

Want to follow along? Fire up Cinema 4D and Signal.

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