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Lattice Modifier without stretching the mesh?

Is it possible to use the Lattice Modifier without stretching the mesh? Myybe there is a better way to acieve what I am looking for. The mesh should keep it's surface size and the individual distance ...
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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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blender issues with Lattice

usually i just make an object, add an Lattice, then select the object, and then with shift also select the lattice, and thereafter ctrl P. then there should come option up for select Lattice, but its ...
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How to Use Lattice in Blender to Make Armor Stick Onto Body?

I'm trying to take one object and have it and somehow "snap" to contour the DAZ obj model I've imported. I came across a YouTube video that involved using the lattice tool to achieve exactly ...
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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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EZLattice Addon Bug?

So I have been using this addon, however there is an issue where after creating and applying it once; i can't seem to create a new lattice using this again unless i create a brand new clean scene. It'...
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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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Parenting Lattice with Constraints to an empty

I am trying to animate a train that I got pre-rigged from Blendswap. I got the wheels to turn properly but am having trouble with some parts following the mesh (see video below). I found that when I ...
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Curved surface relief using the lattice modifier

I want to put a 3D design onto a curved surface. I'm trying to make a flat version of the design, and then use the Lattice modifier to shape it to the surface it's supposed to be attached to. Here's a ...
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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 it possible to use blender source code in an external project?

I am looking to use some of blender's lattice deformation functionality in my own project. I believe I found it to be defined in the header /blender-git/blender/source/blender/blenkernel/BKE_lattice.h,...
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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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How to know vertex weight of Lattice?

I have Lattice with weighted vertex group. I'd like to know exact weight of vertices like you usually do it with meshes (N-Panel), but unfortunately this data isn't ...
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How would I connect these up…?

I'm a bit confused as to how I'd connect these up. Basically, I parented the eyes to the H.eye, so where the targets are moved, the eyes follow. However, if the head is rotated too far, the eyes will ...
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Proportional Editing Falloff

Anyone know of any scripts or tutorials to create a new falloff type? I'm thinking something along a sine wave. Here's a screenshot. I've got a lattice attached to a text, and I want to add a ...
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Messed up intestine animation with lattice modifier

I have modelled a digestive system. I have to animate the food movement inside the gastrointestinal tract. I have learned to do it with lattice modifier from another post. I have done it for the food ...
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Lattice Modifier not listing available objects

I am just trying to use a lattice deformer but somehow I can't see any available objects in the objects property. Using Blender 2.79b under macOS High Sierra.
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Why is my lattice drastically deforming its mesh?

I've never used Lattices before, until I came across it in this cushion modeling tutorial. For some reason, when I use the lattice, it completely deforms my entire mesh, and I cannot get it to behave ...
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Get lattice points' positions at specific frame when animated by another object (through hook modifiers)

I am currently developing an exporter for FFDs (Lattice). I currently have support for FFDs animated through shape keys but now I have encountered a lattice whose points are driven by another object, ...
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Lattice deformation (bending) - not having any luck

I've looked at a few tutorials and done everything according to them but can't get the object in the lattice to deform. - Created lattice, scaled, added additional area in lattice, and put object in ...
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How can I render something like a lattice around my object?

I am using a lattice to animate an object with shape keys. Ideally, I would like to have the lattice be visible in the render. I am aware that this is impossible. However, how can I achieve the same/...
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Why lattice coordinates differ in edit mode when selected?

Sorry, yet another question about lattice from a beginner... Consider a scene with a mesh (say, a default plane) and a (default) lattice. Let's run the following script in edit mode and in object ...
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Show indices of vertices for a lattice

In order to solve an other question of mine, I'd like to know how to adapt this script (contributed by @zeffii) in order to show (in edit mode) the indices of vertices for a lattice. The N-panel with ...
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Animate a lattice with Python

Fellowing instructions found in a youtube tutorial, I managed to draw a slinky. See my .blend (note that I did not add the curve modifier as I want my slinky to ...
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Can Lattice objects be non-equidistant initially?

Lattice objects modify meshes as soon as they are applied. Let's say i want to have 3 as the value for U and the middle subdivision of the lattice should not be in the middle initially, but more to ...
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Efficiently Controlling a Lattice With an Armature?

Setup: There is a 6-face cube with a subsurf modifier and all the edges have a crease of 1. The cube is parented to a 3-by-3-by-3 lattice. Goal: Use an armature to control the lattice for squash-and-...
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Lattice deformation shrinks geometry

My mesh shrink if the lattice is transformed, even if all lattice points are only rotated and maintain their relative distances. Is there any way to enhance the lattice performance?