[Bf-committers] Curve Build Effect

Matthew H. Plough mplough at Princeton.EDU
Tue Mar 29 22:18:58 CEST 2005

Matt Ebb wrote:

> This effect is already possible - I've been doing this exact thing in 
> a project I'm working on, using taper curves. It's quite simple, you 
> animate vertex keys on the taper curve to make it grow. It's also much 
> more flexible than the proposal, since a) it's a proper 3D shape, b) 
> the ends are capped, c) you can change how the stroke of the line 
> looks by modifying the taper curve. i.e. in this example, I've left it 
> wavy to make it look a bit like a marker pen.
> http://mke3.net/blender/etc/line.blend.zip

Slick.  Very slick.  I'm glad to hear that the functionality is already 
there, and I'm glad that youngbatcat finally got a proper answer to his 


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