Fan (2019)

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3DfromNULL
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Fan (2019)

Post by 3DfromNULL » 2019-Apr-27 4:51

This script demonstrates two independent rotations of hierarchically linked objects. It creates parts of a fan and the extending, blades rotation, and head-shaking animation.

How can we obtain the 3D shape of a blade? trueSpace has various tools to model such shape, but an easy way to make similar shape is to use the intersection of a cone and a cylinder.

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Please note that the cone's axis of rotation and the cylinder's one are not on a plane.

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The image above is the section of the cone after BooleanIntersectionWithCurrobj().

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Sliced the section with a cylinder with the same shape.

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It's not difficult to add hierarchical rotation for trueSpace as long as the grouping of parts is done properly.



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Michael_Muse
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Re: Fan (2019)

Post by Michael_Muse » 2021-Dec-22 1:51

Wow, this model looks great and not easy to create. I just recently started to master building animation, and video tutorials on YouTube help me a lot in this, in which the authors describe step by step the creation of 3D models and their animation. I found over a hundred of these videos there, and almost all of them were posted on channels that had more than 88 thousand subscribers! I am sure this is because the owners of such channels often used the services of https://viplikes.net/ to quickly increase the number of subscribers.

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