I want to create an arrow like in the image using python script. Can someone help me out?

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a very flexible way to do that is to use the Rigify addon. You enable it in the User Preferences -> Addons tab, look for Rigify and check it.

Now, if you go to Edit Mode of ANY mesh, there's a button in the Transform Panel:

Encode Widget

Rigify now creates the code needed to make this Object via Python. Go to a Text Editor, and select widget.py:


This is all the code you need, wrapped in a nice Python function. So to recap: Model your Mesh as you wish it to be, Apply all modifiers, and encode it using Rigify Dev Tools.

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What matters here is the order in which vertices are used to create the unique face of the arrow.

I have chosen to set them clockwise.

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import bpy
import bmesh

#Size parameters
body_length = 4
body_width = 0.6
head_length = 1.1
head_width = 1

#Half sizes along Z
half_body_width = body_width / 2.0
half_head_width = head_width / 2.0

#Define the wanted coordinates
coords = [ [body_length, 0.0, half_body_width],       #1
            [body_length, 0.0, half_head_width],      #2
            [body_length + head_length, 0.0, 0.0],    #3
            [body_length, 0.0, -half_head_width],     #4
            [body_length, 0.0, -half_body_width],     #5
            [-body_length, 0.0, -half_body_width],    #6
            [-body_length, 0.0, -half_head_width],    #7
            [-body_length - head_length, 0.0, 0.0],   #8
            [-body_length, 0.0, half_head_width],     #9
            [-body_length, 0.0, half_body_width] ]    #10

#Create the mesh
#Get the object
obj = bpy.context.object
#Get the mesh data
mesh = obj.data

#Create a bmesh instance in order to add data (vertices and faces) to the mesh
bm = bmesh.new()

#Create the vertices
for coord in coords:
    bm.verts.new( coord )

#Add a face with all the vertices (the vertices order matters here)
bm.faces.new(  bm.verts )

#Updates to Blender
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