How to Create a Lava Lamp Effects with Cinema 4D

Expresso Mechanic TV shows how to create a convincing lava lamp using Xpresso and Python.

This new tutorial from Julian Field (the Xpresso Mechanic) shows how you can create that trippy lava lamp effect in Maxon Cinema 4D. The technique uses Xpresso (of course), Python, and the Metaball object to handle that classic surface tension effect.

About Julian Field.

Julian Field, AKA Expresso Mechanic (3D artist/animator), and The Unknown (singer/songwriter/producer), is an independent creative spirit based in Kent, UK. Teaches Logic Pro and Cinema 4D (Xpresso) via Skype offers one-to-one tuition in your own home if you are in the UK’s Kent area.