Using the Cell Fracture Add-on in Blender – Part 01

By CG Cookie

Shatter and break objects with the Cell Fracture add-on

A very common task in visual effects is to break apart, shatter, and otherwise destroy objects. No matter if you’re smashing a car, demolishing a building, or creating some other destruction effect, it is no easy task and requires a lot of work and practice to get a convincing result.

In this short tutorial learn how to break apart objects with the Cell Fracture add-on. This is a great add-on that lets you to break objects in many different ways with a lot of control and options, allowing you to get the desired result.

You will learn how to break an object into voronoi patterns, how to specify breaking patterns and density, and how to make all the broken shards fall to the ground with the game engine physics.