Blender Tutorial – Realistic Chain

This Video is a Blender tutorial that shows how to make a realistic chain. Blender’s Rigid Body tools are used to position the chain links. Three photographs are used in the video. The following are the download links.

Video Info

  • Video published on YouTube Aug 30, 2013
  • Blender version used is 2.68a

Using a Newer Version of Blender?

There have been changes to Blender since this video tutorial was made. Fortunately, as of Blender version 2.78a, the changes that affect the video are minor. The relevant changes are listed below.

  • At 8:38 – On the left side of the Tool Shelf, click the Physics tab.

    Physics Tab Location
    Physics Tab Location
  • At 11:01 – Remove the check mark that’s next to Multiple Importance.

    Multiple Importance Location
    Multiple Importance Location
  • At 15:26 – For the Clamp setting, set the Clamp Indirect value.

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