An Artist's Guide to All Deformers: The Formula Deformer

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Instructor Edna Kruger

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Learn how to use the Formula deformer, which deforms objects using a mathematical formula that creates waves.

This video shows how to use the Formula deformer to create ripples or simple waves for a shoreline. You’ll learn what each part of the default formula does, and how you can modify it to get the effect you want, such as creating more waves or increasing their speed.

Check out these sites for more examples of formulas you can use:
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=803856
http://www.dennismiller.neu.edu/formulas.pdf
http://www.3d-meier.de/
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?f=47&t=673737&page=2&pp=15&highlight=gerstner

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