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  04 April 2013
creating a balloon arch

I need help! I'm new to C4D. I'm using R13 Studio, so no fancy mograph and things. I have managed to create a twisted tower of balloons but cannot figure out how to arch them. Any ideas? Am I approaching it wrong? I've created a ring of balloons and then duplicated them with some rotation but as I said at the moment its just a tower.
 
  04 April 2013
R 13 mograph is identical with R14. So why not use a cloner with a helix spline for this?

Cheers Cube
 
  04 April 2013
A spline and a sphere with mograph and random effector
should give you what you want. A collider would keep the
spheres from intersecting each other.
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  04 April 2013
If you have no MoGraph (but you have Studio version ???) follow these steps!

Under ->C4D menue -> Tools --- you find the "arrange objects" tab:

1_Duplicate the ballon
2_Arrange on Spline
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  04 April 2013
Thanks! I don't have mograph but figured it out in the end.
 
  04 April 2013
You must not have the Studio version then, because it comes with Mograph.

Glad you got it sorted though.
 
  04 April 2013
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