Questions tagged [lattice]

The Blender Lattice (sometimes "deformation cage" in other software) is "a three-dimensional non-renderable grid of vertices" that is mainly used to deformation the object it controls with a Lattice Modifier. Use this tag for questions about the lattice and the lattice modifier.

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Problem: Geometry Nodes Creating Instances Automatically

I'm trying to make a scene in Blender where I have several duplicate objects in a mesh and I need to make it expand without creating new clones. Would anyone know how? I'm using a Lattice to expand ...
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Rotating whole object for other shape key

I have made this pretty little eye lid here: and I added a lattice to deform it, so it doesn't go beyond the border. (It's actually a half sphere) Now I want to have a second shape key, where the eye ...
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How can i change the size of this cone? Can I make a lattice to the exact shape of my object?

I have this cone with the sizes of 70x40x140mm and I want to turn it into 60x40x140mm, without ruining the decoration on them. I tried a few things and up until now, lattices seem to be the best idea. ...
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Follow Path & Bezier Curve not working with Lattice Modifier

I have an object attached to a Bezier Circle with a Follow Path Constraint. The Bezier Circle is being deformed by a Lattice Deformer. If the Lattice Modifier's 'Align on Spline' button is disabled, ...
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Lattice modifier causing object to scale weird

I am using a lattice modifier but every time I use it the object scales up, does anyone know why this is? my scale is applied and it is just a basic cube. Heres is a before and after picture
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How can I do a cartoon-like cannon firing animation that's compatible with Unity (without lattice modifier)?

I am working on the cannon below: It is going to be used in a Christmas mobile game and is going to shoot presents. I want to make it have an animation where, when I shoot the present, it's a kind of ...
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How to import lattice modifier animation to unity?

I have made an animation in Blender using a lattice modifier: But when I export it to and .FBX to be able to use it in Unity, the animation from the lattice is gone. How could I solve this, to be ...
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How to ensure that line thickness is kept consistent in a Grease Pencil object when scaling it up using a lattice

I've noticed that, when a GreasePencil object is attached to a Lattice via the "Lattice" modifier, and the Lattice is scaled up by using the "Armature" attached to a bone that is ...
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Can a lattice modifier be used to scale one end of a complex object while holding the other end unscaled, without bending any lines?

In trying to do this with a lattice modifier I find that the straight edges of my object become curved. I want to scale the object a certain amount at one end, not at all at the other end, and I want ...
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Wrap an object with thickness and curvature around another object

I'm trying to wrap this strap structure around my model's leg: It already has a thickness, so simple Shrinkwrap doesn't work. I've found some tutorials using a lattice with Shrinkwrap, then Surface ...
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How to use edited lattice?

is there any way to bind an object to an edited lattice ? the way that the geometry at first don't changes , instead it takes changes after binding ? Something like mesh deform but with lattice ...
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Transform lattice points origin in edit mode

Is it possible to transform the gizmo origin during lattice edits like can be done in regular object move/rotate/scale edits? In them, the tool panel contains a 'Tool->Transform->Affect Only' ...
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Is it possible to modify a lattice before using it as a guide for lattice modifier without it instantly distorting your mesh?

I have quite complex snaky shape and I'd want to use lattice modifier to change it. Let's say the object is S-shape in 3 dimensions. So using a big cube lattice doesn't work because the control points ...
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Fitting Geometry to Surface (Tiles to roof) with complex surface

Im modeling a roof and want to cover it with tiles. I’ve chosen to also model the individual tiles insted of using a texture or the like. Now I’m at a particular part of the roof that has a complex ...
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How do I deform an entire collection (Lattice)

I'm working on a film-project where the scene plays out in a huge landscape and the camera moves back and forth within it of course we also have actors, animals, vegetation and other elements moving ...
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Bake animated lattice deform

I have an animated lattice that I'm using to deform a page animation, and I'm wondering if I can bake the deforms to the mesh somehow. The Bake Animation operation ignores the lattice and applying the ...
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Grease Pencil unexpected deform by lattice & armature modifier

Good day! I'm trying to use lattice modifier and armature modifier for grease pencil object. Now I'm putting lattice modifier to grease pencil object, then put armature modifier to lattice. But when I ...
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How to get the new location of an object after a lattice deform?

I am using a lattice to displace an object and I would like the new location of the object after the lattice deform happens. I am trying to do this through the Blender API. ...
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Why isn't my hook modifier centered to my selected EMPTY? Blender API

I am attaching my EMPTY to my lattice vertices but it is attaching to the center of my lattice. I tried to set the center of my hook modifier to my EMPTY location ...
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EMPTY won't hook to lattice properly Blender API

I am trying to hook my EMPTY to my lattice through the Blender API so when I move my EMPTY the lattice is deformed. As it is now when I run the code it shows that my EMPTY is connected to the center ...
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How to change the resolution of a lattice through the Blender API?

I am creating a lattice through the Blender API and I want to change the resolution when I create it: ...
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Is it possible to move an object to deform a lattice?

I've seen the lattice used to move objects into place by deforming the lattice but I want to do something different. I want to move an object to create the deformations of a lattice and apply that ...
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Gap between edge of lattice and mesh when using simple deform

I'm stumped, I can't figure out what's going on here. I've got a lattice and a plane with identical x & z dimensions. When I use a Simple Deform Bend of 360 degrees on the lattice, the edges meet ...
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Modelling gradient lattice

I have a 4-layer lattice (.STL file) that I like to edit to a gradient lattice, changing the gaps between lines from low to high or addition of other layers. Could you help me by utilising which tools ...
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how to bend a lattice around a sphere so that they are concentric?

I am trying to use the bend modifier on a lattice at a 360 degree angle using the sphere as the Origin. I would like the lattice to become circular around the sphere so that lattice and sphere are ...
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How to pass a soft object through a narrow channel?

I found an excelent Q/A about Some examples of shape key sculpting vs lattice?. @moonboots suggests in his answer to use a Lattice in order to deform an cylinder object: How does that work? How can I ...
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Grease pencil and rig problem with lattice

I try to rig a leg drawn with Grease Pencil. A lattice deform the grease pencil. The lattice itself is deformed by the armature (with vertex groups). Here is the problem: if I place the IK pole bone ...
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How to use 2 lattice to deform 2 spheres on impact

I put a lattice around my sphere per basic deform set up: Instead of modifying the sphere from the inside, I want the inverse effect. I want the sphere to squash like a ball when it interactions ...
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Some examples of shape key sculpting vs lattice?

I understand the lattice modifier is for deforming complex objects and it's actually pretty amazing. But the more I think about it, all the fine details can be done through sculpting shape keys. ...
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How do i fit those eyes into my character mesh?

I've created a mesh that doesn't work with round eyes, i tried using the lattice method to make the pupil rotates without moving the eye mesh, but it doesn't worked, even with this modifier the mesh ...
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How to make curved (upturned) roof?

I'm trying to make a traditional Asian roof, and it's corners should be upturned (as showing in the reference image). I made arrays of cylinders. Then I tried using proportional editing with falloff. ...
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Grease pencil and lattice modifier

Good day everyone. I’m very new to grease pencil and I’ve been closely following this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXLs5lVX0ys&t=1140s by Sketchy Squirrel. Here’s the problem, the ...
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Animation nodes: multiples of a collection with animation along a curve plus lattice modifiers

I have a collection... inside that collection is a curve, and an object with two modifiers (curve, and lattice) the object runs through a simple 30 frame animation. By using animation nodes, I would ...
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Problem Exporting Lattice Deform + B-Bones + Shape-Key Drivers

I am not too advanced in all this, and my problem has really stumped me. I have created a couple of characters from VeggieTales, using B-Bones, shape-keys, and Drivers to animate the mouth and a ...
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How to use lattice modifier to deform a mesh without the texture/UV map deforming

I am trying to create a replication of a vehicle. How can I manipulate the lattice so the texture doesn't deform? The image below is without a texture map.
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Lattice control of multiple objects without distortion

what i am doing : I am looking for a simple way to animate a cobblestone floor ripping apart in a specific and easily controllable way. I currently have broken down the floor into segments, each ...
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Bending a model with Simple Deform vs Lattice that's Simple Deformed

Why shouldn't I use the Simple Deform modifier directly to bend a mesh? Details I made a low-poly shield that's flat. To bend it, the tutorial I followed suggested to use either Proportional edit (...
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Is there a way to convert a Mesh into a Lattice?

I want to do this to control the flow of another mesh. The problem is that it is very difficult to model a lattice. I wish we had a way to extrude the points.
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How to make mesh grow to create form

I would like my mesh to grow to form this logo: I created a curve and made the mesh grow along it. The problem in with the 45º edges. See here better: Any hints please? Edit: I have tried using a ...
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Use a custom mesh as a lattice?

I have a very high resolution sculpted mesh that I want to deform with an armature(bones). Weight painting is very slow given the vertex count. I want to drastically decimate the mesh and weight-paint ...
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Using drivers to rotate an angled lattice

I am trying to use drivers to rotate this lattice along it's local Y axis. But when I move the driver object it rotates along the world's y axis instead. This is my driver setup.
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Approaches for animating swinging bridge?

I tried animating a small, very simple rope bridge, swinging against the wind. I tried using a combination of lattice deform, soft-body lattices, soft-body ropes with attachment vertexes on horizontal ...
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Converting a lattice in to mesh, best way to connect the edges?

I am writing a script to convert a lattice into a poly mesh. I was wondering if there is a better optimized way to create the edges the way I am doing in the code below: import bpy import bmesh from ...
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How to make lattice follow eye position

so i was using latticed eye that works quite well with tracking etc but i have a problem when i change the head pose the eye will follow the head and the lattice wont like this : i tried parenting ...
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How to make eye tracker for flat eyes that already applying lattice

Im new at blender and i stumble this problem on my simple character project where the character using lattice / flat eye, is there any way to make an eye tracker to animate the character because the ...
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Blender 2.8 lattice doesn't work (MacOS)

Lattice added. The model is inside. In the modifier settings the lattice is connected. But the deformation does not change anything.
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The lattice item for some reason won't scale?

In the sense I'm trying to use this tool/addon on it refuses to scale in object mode unless it is in the add object menu. I have tested out this in a new project to see if it was a problem in that ...
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Lattice not working when I move bones

I have made a cartoon eye using a lattice. When moving the eye individually, it works with the lattice fine. When I use a bone to move it (here is the tutorial I used https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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how can i make uneven distribution of lattice without changing the shape of object in the beginning

I want my lattice to the shape as i showed in the beginning. the edge inside lattice is not not evenly distributed, becuz i want my plane to bend along those lines. How can i manipulate the lattice to ...
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Lattice to Mesh for Cloth Simulation

I recently watched a tutorial for real-time cloth physics to simulate soft body movements. Hair, clothes, breasts, you name it. (Link below) At one point, the operator creates a cube and then extrudes ...
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