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Character Modeling Tutorial

By Sebastien Florand

In this tutorial you will be introduced to organic modeling. We will create a comic-style character.

This tutorial is geared towards advanced users who are already familiar with Cinema 4D’s modeling tools, which were described in detail in the technical modeling chapters.

Organic modeling can be difficult but also very rewarding. It requires good observation skills, a lot of practice and patience to create a good looking character. There are several basic skills required to successfully model an organic character:

Basic Rules of Polygon Modeling
Modeling the Torso and Upper Body
Modeling the Trousers/Pants
Modeling the Shoes
Modeling the Hands
Modeling the Head
Modeling the Tongue and Teeth
Modeling the Hair