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The Complete Guide to Blender Graphics, 4th Edition by John M. Blain

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Armatures

In Blender, Armature refers to an Object type that is used to deform a mesh. Think of your finger and the skin covering it and the bones inside. The skin would be the mesh and the bones are the Armature; when the bone moves, the skin moves with it.

Figure 20.1 shows an Armature (blue bones) inside a character model. Each bone is linked to a portion of the surface mesh. The bones are ...

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