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Cinema 4D R14 Cookbook - Second Edition by Michael Szabo, Simon Russell

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Using different Projection methods

It's easy to apply a material that is just of a solid color or some pattern that can appear in any state on your object. But, sometimes the shape or contours of a 3D object can distort a texture that has images, text, or shapes on it. Therefore, you have to be able to switch between different Projection methods in order to get the textures to appear correctly on your object. The recipe will introduce you to different Projection methods and techniques to apply specific images as textures without distorting them.

Getting ready

Look in the C4D Content Pack for the following images: Shampoo.psd and Tissue_Box_Pattern.jpg, for use inside our Bathroom.c4d file.

How to do it...

  1. If you create primitives or NURBS objects ...

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