Creating a Car Crash Test Animation with DRIVE
With the DRIVE! vehicle simulation plug-in, you are able to create physically correct vehicle animations easily with in C4D. CRASHBOX enables collisions between DRIVE! vehicles as well as with rigid bodies and spline outlines.
In this 4 part tutorial, Klaus will take you through the steps needed to create a realistic crash test, complete with airbag deployment and dummy.
Special thanks to CG Terminal for bringing this tutorial to our attention.
Crash Test Animation : Tutorial Part 1 – Basic car setup.
Update DRIVE 1.6: Geometrical setup is done automatically.
Crash Test Animation : Tutorial Part 2 – Collision settings.
Crash Test Animation : Tutorial Part 3 – Deformers and FX
Crash Test Animation : Tutorial Part 4 – Driver and airbag.
Posted by Michele Yamazaki