Lesson 11 - Constraints
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Lesson #11 provides an introduction to the Blender constraint system - Transform, Tracking and Relationship constraints.
Suggested Texbook Readings:
Read Chapter 14 of the John Blain "Complete Guide to Blender Graphics" Child/Parent Relationships and Constraints (pages 283-306)
Lesson 11 - 11A - Rocket Steam Locomotive Drive Train
Lesson 11 - 11B - Deciduous Trees (Optional)
Add an Empty Object to the scene. Constrain your Blender Camera so that wherever the empty object moves, the camera will always point to the empty object. (Variation) - Animate the empty object.