Cinema 4D Tutorial: Use Connectors to Rig a Dynamic Skeleton

In this Cinema 4D tutorial, we rig a skeleton with connectors and dynamics to make a dangling skeleton you see people hang as a decoration around Halloween. We will use a couple different connectors (Hinge, Ball and Socket) to achieve our desired result.

Connector Hinge in Cinema 4D

Connector Hinge in Cinema 4D

Multiple Connectors Used To Rig Skeleton

Multiple Connectors Used To Rig Skeleton

This tutorial is a good beginner lesson for anyone who hasn't used connectors. Using a skeleton is a natural way of demonstrating the use of connectors because of the was human joints work.  

The model Skeleton came from Poser 9.  You will have to find your own skeleton online to follow along.

UPDATE: There is a SKELETON MODEL in the Studio Edition "Character Folder" in the Content Browser.