Realbook preset – the best book rig for C4D

 

Real Book

Finally the new version 3 of the Realbook preset is here.
There are important news that will make editing the book faster and that will make the result more realistic.
Below are the new features summarized in a few cryptic words:

 

Quick System for Inserting and Deleting pages
Realistic Random Distribution System
New Cover Textures System
Pages with Thickness
Parametric Headband
Adjustable position of the pages
Landing option for closed and opened pages
Global Scale Function
Cover Bend Dimension
Several Adds and Corrections

https://giannilorusso.com/2018/05/14/realbook-v-3-0-released/


 

In the following links you will find two videos, without audio, illustrating the functionality of my book rig preset (it is related to the previous version). Continue reading

Realbook with custom pages

If you need a book with a custom pages, for example with rounded corners or with thickness and so on, just follow these steps:

1.

Realbook_layer

Go to the Layer Manager and make the hidden layer visible.

2.

custom_page
Create your own geometry for the page (with rounded corner, with thickness, …)  and make it child of the Piano geometry. Adjust the position and the dimension (depend on your poligon).
3. Now disable the Piano geometry.
4. Return on the Layer Manager and hide the layer again.
5. Duplicate the page.
6. Finish.