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Blender 3D 2.49 Incredible Machines by Allan Brito

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Summary

In this chapter, we learned how to set up a mechanical animation to the robot model and render it with LuxRender. We had to learn some new concepts and use tools for organic and mechanical animations.

Here is a brief summary of the topics that we have covered in this last chapter:

  • The differences between organic and mechanical animation
  • How Blender constraints work
  • How to use constraints in animation
  • What hierarchies are
  • How hierarchies work in Blender
  • How to set up the hierarchy of the robot
  • How to animate constraints
  • How to render an animation in LuxRender
  • How to assemble a sequence of image files in Blender in order to create a video

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