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Old 01-06-2006, 11:47 AM   #1
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hello chaps!

i've modelled this fish a bit too enthusiastically at around 9000 polys and my problem is this;

i'm trying to use blend shapes in order to turn this fish from a baby fish into the fish in the pic.

from what i've been told i model the big fish first and then create a blend shape from the duplicate. by scaling the vertices i can make it smaller but i want to get rid of the pregnant belly and make it more baby like. now there's far to many vertices to do this by hand so i wondered if there's some kind of deformer or another method that may help?

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You could use a lattice to deform it or the artisan tools?
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yeah- lattice or wrap deformer
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lattice or wrap deformer, righto chaps. thanks for this one, wasn't sure what would work with the blend shape so this has saved me a bit of time.

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