In this tutorial I show you how to model and rig a robotic arm in Cinema 4D as well as setup custom sliders to dock in the HUD to control the movements of the various model parts, making animating extremely easy.
Created in Cinema 4D r14 Studio Edition
*Note* - I seem to have made an edit in the video which cut out setting up the drivers for the fingers near the end of the tutorial. Simply follow the exact same steps as all other controls to make this.
*Note* - R13 does not have the 'expressions' option when right clicking on user data. In this case you would right click 'user data', select 'animation', select 'set driver'
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