Tutorial: Create a Growing Coin Stack with Animation Nodes

For modern presentation it is often helpful to underline important points with an animation. In this tutorial you will learn how to stack objects and animate the result. It is like an array modifier with random offset.

The animation nodes are a complex and versatile addon created by Jacques Lucke. You can download it here. If you are having troubles getting started, please watch this tutorial first.

  • 00:00 Modeling the coin
  • 01:20 Setting up a loop
  • 06:10 Adding objects using the loop
  • 08:40 Setting up a control object
  • 10:50 Adding randomness

 Here is the finished node tree:


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