Cinema 4D – Creating Mylar Balloons using Cloth and Vertex Maps Tutorial

[Instructor] EJ Hassenfratz

In this tutorial, EJ Hassenfratz demonstrates how to quickly and easily create and texture mylar balloons using Cloth and Vertex Maps in Cinema 4D.

Topics covered include:

  • Using the Extrude Object to create basic balloon geometry
  • Learning about Cloth and how to use the Dresser options to create balloon seams
  • Discovering the Dress-O-Matic and it’s functions
  • Learning about Vertex Maps and how to use them as a mask
  • Using Texture Mode to adjust and scale textures
  • Fine tuning Vertex Maps by going over Vertex Painting tools
  • Creating a reflective mylar balloon texture
  • Tips for creating the nicest looking balloons


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