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Saturday, 5 July 2014

20140704 Duplicating Objects on a Deforming Surface Script


20140704 Duplicating Objects on a Deforming Surface Script from Patrick Woo on Vimeo.
An extension from the tool from my previous video that merely sticks objects to a surface's normal, I have added distance control functionality.

Each duplicated object on the deforming surface now scales in reaction to the distance between itself an a control object. I also included an inverse distance and pulse mode with speed controls.

This is one way to manipulate the behavior of multiple objects with a few simplified controls and attribute values.

My script takes any 3 objects to be the surface, the object to duplicate across the surface, and finally, a control object to affect the scale of the array of the duplicated objects.