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Animating with Blender by Roland Hess

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Chapter 5

Character Design and Creation

Objectives

Designing in Line with Your Theme and Reality

Modeling Based on Storyboard Requirements

Mesh Animation Issues

Inbox

•  A story with a well considered theme

•  A strong idea about who your characters are

•  An ability to use Blender’s mesh modeling tools

Designing in Line with Your Theme and Reality

If you have already drawn your storyboards and assembled your story reel, then you have a number of sketches of your characters. If not, that is okay. While basic character design may begin before the story—especially where the story line is driven by the character—character development continues throughout the story development and storyboarding process. It is often useful when working on ...

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