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02-17-2003, 02:48 PM
I am trying to animiate one fish, but I have no idea about drawing the fish, could you please give me some hints and suggestion. Appreciate you at first!
02-17-2003, 06:24 PM
3 triangles looks like a fish: <><
02-17-2003, 06:44 PM
Put 3 bones here:
and wiggle them back and forth. http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/smile.gif
Good low-poly fish.
02-17-2003, 11:49 PM
Nice ascii fish, maybe you could make an SMS animation out of it http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/smile.gif
Some people animate fish by displacing the vertice along a sine wave. Depending on the fish, displace either x or y coordinates, assuming your fish is looking in the direction of the z-axis.
Usually normal fish move their bodies from side to side, in which case you displace the x coordinates, and mammals like dolphins wiggle up and down, so for them displace the y coordinates.
02-18-2003, 01:15 AM
OR you could have:
W. C. Picker
02-18-2003, 05:58 AM
1. Scan a photo or an illustration.
2. Paste it to PainShop or such.
3. Make a new layer
4. Draw contour and then tesselate it.
5. Read vertice's Xs & Ys,make yourself Zs since you know Z==0 at a contour and is maximum in center.
W. C. Picker
02-18-2003, 06:00 AM
damn, you got me...
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