Blend shape deformers, like joints, are typically associated with character animation—most often for creating facial expressions. In this chapter we'll look at some situations in which blend shapes can be a useful tool for creating other types of animated effects.
Blend Shapes and Lattices
Blend Shape In-Betweens
Interactive Blend Shape Rigs
Layering Blend Shapes
It's no secret why people such as yourself get into 3D modeling and animation—it's all about arts and crafts! In this next shot we'll be creating some CG pottery for another kids cartoon. (You'll have even more fun if you pretend that it is zombie pottery.) In this animation, the pottery spins on a wheel. After a ...