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Blender 3D 2.49 Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery by Allan Brito

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Using curves

You may be asking yourself, why should I use these curves? Well, there are a lot of uses for these curves. An animation may require a more sophisticated movement than a simple linear translation. If we want to add ease in or out on the movement, we have to use curves.

Let's see an example of that. Take a look at the following curve for a linear motion:

Using curves

This curve will generate a linear motion with no acceleration or changes in the motion. If you ever have seen this type of animation, you will know that this kind of motion is very artificial and doesn't give a natural feel for the animation. We have to add some ease of the movement. It ...

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