Dynamic Simulation is one of the most "magical" things we can do with Blender. In short, it's a way to create complex procedural animations that mimic physics. If you've taken a high school math class, you'll understand that physics calculations require a lot of math. Fortunately, we don't have to do any math in order to make our models bounce, shatter, splash, and squish - Blender does that math for us! We just give it input materials and Blender does the rest. In this course we will be taking an introductory look at the nine types of dynamic effects that are available in Blender:
We'll also take a look at examples and comparisons of all the common settings, so you'll be ready to rock out on your own dynamics project right away.
Harnessing the power of simulations is the first step to creating stunning VFX, so today is a great day to start learning dynamics!
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Really, a great fundamentals course. Of course one must play around a lot with the different particles and settings, but this course has everything you need to get started!