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Learning Autodesk Maya 2010: Foundation by Autodesk Maya Press

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Lesson 11

Blend Shapes

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In this lesson, you will create a Blend Shape deformer, which is a type of deformer that blends between different geometry shapes. This will allow you to model facial expressions for the character to be used for animation.

In this lesson, you will learn the following:

  • How to sculpt surfaces by painting with Artisan
  • How to use different brush operations
  • How to create Blend Shapes
  • How to mix Blend Shapes

Sculpting a surface

You will now test the Artisan Sculpt Tool. You will use the tool on a sphere to get a feel for it. Once you are more familiar with the tool, you will apply brush strokes to the character geometry.

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