Learn How to Do Amazing Cloth Animation in Unreal Engine 4

Video description

Get hands-on with creating real-time cloth animation in Unreal Engine 4 and learn the basics of UE4 physics asset animation

About This Video

  • Learn simple steps to create real-time cloth animation in Unreal Engine 4
  • Get to grips with using physics assets in UE4 that will interact with cloth and clothing
  • Explore UE4's realistic rendering features that help you to create impressive real-time animation

In Detail

Unreal Engine 4 has become a leading resource in the creation of games, animations, television shows, and illustrations. In this course, you will learn how easy it is to apply real-time cloth animation to your characters in UE4 with simple steps. Once a very difficult task, the folks at Epic Games have made this process a lot easier and fun using Unreal Engine 4. You will learn how to use UE4's WIND tool to get your character's clothing to blow with the wind. You will also learn about physics assets and how to set them on your character to create amazing animations that make it look like you took days to hand animate! Be among the few who know how to use this hidden feature of Unreal Engine 4. No additional software programs are needed to achieve cloth simulation and animation.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Introduction to Unreal Engine 4 Cloth Animation
    1. Wardrum Scarecrow Physics Animation Example 00:00:34
    2. Cartoon Girl Example Cloth Animation 00:00:41
    3. Mannequin Toss Physics Asset Example 00:00:54
  2. Chapter 2 : Cloth Animation in Unreal Engine 4
    1. Download Unreal Engine 4 & Create Your Project 00:03:17
    2. Download Your Paragon Characters 00:03:54
    3. Import Characters To Your Project 00:03:19
    4. Create Level & Drag Characters In 00:03:15
    5. Weight Painting Your First Piece of Cloth 00:08:44
    6. Weight Painting Your 2nd Piece of Cloth 00:09:48
    7. Weight Painting Your 3rd Piece of Cloth 00:07:37
    8. Fine Tune Your Clothing Movement In Skeleton Mode 00:08:46
    9. Physics Assets with NARBASH! 00:11:50
    10. Create NARBASH Animation Asset 00:04:39
  3. Chapter 3 : Advanced Cloth Animation
    1. Introduction To Advanced Cloth Animation 00:02:47
    2. Create a New Third Person Project 00:02:58
    3. Make Sevarog a Third Person Game Character 00:03:21
    4. Add Cloth Settings To Your Sevarog Character: Burlap & Heavy Leather 00:17:08
    5. Add Burlap Cloth Settings To Sevarog 00:13:20
    6. Get Cloth To Drape & Drag on the Floor or Other Props 00:03:45
    7. Create a New Sequence & Add Animation 00:10:38
    8. Export Your Animation To Video 00:02:57
  4. Chapter 4 : Setting Up Props for Cloth Simulation
    1. Import Starter Content To Your Project 00:01:05
    2. The Rock: We Will Build a Custom Collision Setting For the Rock Object 00:11:24
    3. The Chair: We Will Build a Custom Collision Setting For the Chair Object 00:10:37
    4. Congratulations On Finishing The Course! 00:00:58

Product information

  • Title: Learn How to Do Amazing Cloth Animation in Unreal Engine 4
  • Author(s): Michael Ricks
  • Release date: May 2020
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781800561519