Cinema 4D Tutorial – Create an Orange Peel Sphere Thing

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Cinema 4D Tutorial – Create an Orange Peel Sphere Thing

In this quick tutorial we will take a look at how to create a sliced orange peel style sphere thing. I have no idea as to what you would actually call this but either way this is a pretty useful technique. all made possible using the tracer object. There are a ton of other uses for this so hopefully you will actually find this one quite useful! Perhaps you have another method to achieve the same result? Let me know.

By |2016-04-03T15:06:18+00:00January 9th, 2016|Cinema 4D, Tutorials|6 Comments


  1. Kristaps January 10, 2016 at 2:07 pm - Reply

    or, you can project a helix primitive onto a sphere and use resulting spline to extrude a circle along it. then use boolean (sphereextusion) intersecting part of spehere’s surface will be a nice spiral “peel”. Also, this way you can use scale function for the profile shape in spiral sweep, so that you get nice and rounded shape for the endings ūüôā

  2. mohammed March 3, 2016 at 4:31 pm - Reply

    thanks for the tutorial its awsome

  3. Tony Coffield March 14, 2016 at 2:50 am - Reply

    Great Tutorial, I learned something new.
    I was wondering how would I upload my ending result.

  4. Fred Rushema March 19, 2016 at 12:56 pm - Reply

    Hey man, great work there.
    Well, am new to C4D and I rebuilt the “thing” and added a text
    to make it look cooler.. check it out:
    So, I thought of making it do the spinning, drop down text and crack… of sort.
    Basically, I need you to give so more ideas and tips on the animation part.

    Thanks, big up yourself.

  5. Dom H April 27, 2016 at 1:37 pm - Reply

    Easy and fun to follow as usual! Will particularly take note of your quick texturing and render techniques at the end. Many Thanks!

  6. Matthias May 8, 2016 at 7:40 am - Reply

    Your are funny and a genius too! Thanx a lot!

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