A Doraemon Modeling And Rendering Tutorial In C4D

This is a cartoon model of Doraemon production process, the main software used is Cinema 4D, the specific production steps are as follows,

First, head production

  1. In the front view mode, press the shift+V key to select the background and place the material "Doraemon" into the front view. Set the horizontal offset to "-10" to align it with the reference line for easy operation.

     

  2. Create a new "sphere", press the E key to adjust the position, press the T key to resize it to match the position of the head in the reference image, and then convert the "Sphere" into an editable object. In online mode, use the box tool to select the bottom edge and press the Delete key to delete it. Then adjust the size of the sphere so that it is the same size as the head in the reference image. Create a new "HyperNURBS" and make "Sphere" a subset of "HyperNURBS", making its edges more rounded and natural.

  3. In the front view mode, create a new "sphere". Use the same method to adjust the position of the line segment layer by layer to make it exactly coincide with the position of the face in the reference picture. Create a new "HyperNURBS" for the sphere to make its edges more rounded and natural. Rename the two "HyperNURBS" to "Face" and "Head" respectively.
  1. Create two new shaders to adjust the color to blue and white, giving the "head" and "face" respectively for easy viewing. Use "Booleans" to cut the appropriate size in the "head". Results as shown below.

  2. Add a "FFD" to the face model to adjust the position of the point.

    Second, production of body
  3. Create a new "sphere", resize it so that it matches the position of the body in the reference image, and rename the "sphere" to "body". Then use the method of making the head to create a "belly", remember to add HyperNURBS. Then adjust the size of your body and stomach.

  4. Create a new "Tube" to make the collar, resize and position and assign a red shader. Then use 2 cylinders to make your feet. Remember to change the names of all parts.

  5. Now make the bell and add HyperNURBS to it. Then resize and position.

  6. Use the sphere to make the exit pocket using Booleans to resize and position. The arms and hands are also made using a sphere.

Third, the production of eyes, mouth, noise

  1. Create a new "Disc" and adjust the position and size to match the position of the eye in the reference image. Then adjust the position of the point in point mode and pull out a little thickness, then use Close Polygon Hole. Make a copy and make your eyes. Remember to change the naming. Create a new eye shader.

  2. Use the "brush" tool to draw the mouth of Doraemon, the effect is shown below.

  3. Use the ring to create your mouth and nose. Use the sphere to create the tail, remember to modify all layer names.

  4. Adjust the position of all parts.

Fourth, rendering

  1. Blue shader

Create a new shader and set the texture to "gradient" in the color channel. Modify the color parameters to set the gradient to dark blue and light blue. In the bump channel, set the texture to "Simple Noise" to give the head and body a blue material. Copy a blue shader, set the color to white, leave the other parameters unchanged, and then give the face and body and hands. Also need to create a new gold shader, modify the color parameters, set H to "35.866%", set S to "100%", and set V to "70.196%". Add a "GGX" to the reflection channel and set the roughness to "15%". In the layer Fresnel, set Fresnel to "conductor", preset to "gold", and assign it to the bell.

Set up a simple scene, the effect after rendering is shown below.

Design by An Qi.

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