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The Hook modifier is used to deform a mesh, curve or lattice using another object (usually an empty or a bone but it can be any object). Use this tag for questions about the use of the hook modifier.

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Mirror on Hook modifier

I'm a beginner at blender so I'm sorry if I'm not explaining this perfectly. This is my model and I'm trying to animate it. The idea is to have the two armes stretching and squashing the cube in the ...
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Problem With Loop Cuts and Hooks

So I am following a tutorial to make a fluid parachute. The ropes are hooked to the parachute and an empty that is placed inside a box. When I play the animation, it works fine. However, the tutorial ...
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Why does only one Hook Modifier work when I have two F-curves manipulating different points on a cloth string in Blender?

I'm attempting to create a loose waveform effect on a piece of string (cloth) in Blender to simulate drum vibrations. I've applied three Hook Modifiers along the string's length and baked their Z-...
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Hook wiggle-bone to empty

The image is from the "wiggle bone addon". The bones are hooked by empties, to mimic a rope physic. What is the command to hook empties to bones ?
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Bezier Curve does not follow parented armature

My Bezier Curve-handles uses hooks that are parented to bones in the armature. The handles are customized to stick out from the mesh. When rotating or moving the bones, the curve does not follow as ...
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Bezier Curve cable handles not following armature bone rotation

My Bezier Curve-handles uses hooks that are parented to each bone. The handles are customized to face outwards from the bone. When rotating the bone, the handles does not follow the rotation of the ...
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Issue with the Hook Modifier in Curve Distortion

I always used the Hook modifier to distort the curves, but now this is happening. The "hook" simply isn't controlling the curve perfectly, it's like an armature with errors. Does anyone know ...
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trouble rendering cloth modifier

I made a cloth simulation with colissions that looks great on the viewport but when rendering it becomes weird . The animation its about a girl who opens her closet and a bunch of clothes fall. I´ve ...
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How can I fold an inflated mesh?

I'm trying to animate a foldable cloth. First I inflated the mesh with a pin system to get puffy stripes. Now I try to fold it by creating a Hook for each stripe but I'm struggling to get something ...
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Curve hooks messing up after movement

On this model I used curves and curve modifier to create these tubes and I thought using hooks is a reasonable attempt to animate them I'm not that experienced with the hook modifier but I tweaked ...
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How to hook to an object without bending the mesh in the wrong direction?

I have a question about trying to hook object ends. The idea is to link an air hose to the valve of a dive tank on one end, and have it link to the mouthpiece on the other end. Both work fine when ...
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Hooks aren’t pulling on cloth [closed]

I have been doing a tutorial on cloth reveal on an object, and I’ve made the cloth, physics and stuff but I’m stuck at the part of the hooks pulling on the cloth to reveal the object. In my case the ...
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Rigging - First time rigging a character in blender, I have the whole body rigged and skinned but need help with his eyebrows and holster

This is my character - I modeled, textured, and am now attempting to rig him. I previously knew Maya, but because of budget switched to blender. He is fully rigged using rigify, however because his ...
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Rigging skirt with hook modifier

I rigged a skirt to a model using automatic wights and it works quite well, but when the character is sitting the skirt doesn't "fall" on the the legs. I tried fixing it by using a hook ...
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Applying the hook modifiers will ruin my animation

I need to apply the hook modifiers in order to export my walking animation but if I do so the ropes will stop following the joints of the legs. What can I do? Update: I baked the animation and it now ...
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Unwanted curve tilting with hooked vertices

I have an extruded curve of which both vertices are hooked to an empty each. I need those for animation purposes. Both empties are parented to an object to follow along. While rotating the object the ...
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Parents / child origin and movement problems. Attack on Titan swinging from hooks

I am currently making an AoT animation and working on the swinging from hooks. I used this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO0OM0plOX0 to get an idea of how to make animated hooks and rope ...
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something‘s wrong with the vertex groups hook

I create two vertex groups with the same vertexes. and then hook groups to the same action,but I get the different results What went wrong?
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Can a hook be a parent of a bone?

I have a curve with a hook and want the vertex of the curve to follow the rotation and movement of the bone. I can snap a mesh using Ctrl+P and "Snap with empty groups" and then assign a ...
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Cloth simulation not deforming properly with hooks

I have a low poly mesh with a cloth sash that I'm trying to drape on. Most of the hooks in the cloth simulation work great but for some reason the top of the robe acts strange and just arcs in the air....
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Is it possible to deform a curve according to a cloth?

For example, take this red cloth that's been hooked by the empty's. There's a green curve with geometry right on top of it. Is there any way for the curve to deform according to the cloth, when the ...
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Why does my rope doesn't follow hooks?

I'm trying to link my boat to stick using rope: But I want to make my rope physically correct. I found that answer but when I'm trying to move empties to right positions, the rope doesn't follow them ...
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How do you mark (and measure) the intersection of two lines without adding vertices?

My issue is that I would like to mark and measure the intersection of two lines so that I can run a driver off the resulting measurement. I thought of adding a vertex, however this will cause the line ...
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How do i achieve this hooking effect with offset

i need help to achieve this effect. im currently using hooks. it works fine if the hooks are on opposite ends of the object, i can move them however i like as in first picture but i need the hook to ...
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Why does this code behave differently as a script than when entered on the console?

I have a grid, (subdivided plane) open in edit mode. If I run the attached script by pasting it into the python console, it creates an empty, adds a hook to the grid, and makes the empty the hook's ...
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