Animation

Learning 3D animation is long road and it is best to start by walking.  A jet flying or a space ship maneuvering is a simple place to start, character animation is further down the road.

Moving a jet or spaceship you can experiment with a constraint,  following a path and a modifier, an explosion.

Files needed for tutorials –

Getting Started

Getting a cube to move – inserting key frames

Getting a cube to loop – inserting more key frames

Rotating

Making the cube spin

Making the cube do a loop-the-loop

A moon orbiting a planet

A jet doing a victory role

Following a Path

A cube following a path

A jet following a path

Parent Child Relationship

Formation of jets using parent child relationship

Jet firing a missile

Explosions

A sphere explodes

Two spheres explode on impact

Missile hits jet and both explode

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