Bend Deformer

The Bend Deformer.

The Bend Deformer is very easy to use, here is how it’s set up.

Bend Deformer - Set up

It’s really as simple as that. ¬†All you have to do is put the Deformer underneath your object in the¬†hierarchy. ¬†One thing to keep in mind, if you are using just basic geometry, for example a cube, make sure you add some segments. ¬†It can’t bend if there are no segments to bend.

 

Options

 

Size –¬†Changes the size of the Deformer.
Strength – How far the Deformer is bent.
Angle – The angle at which the Deformer is bent.
Keep Y-Axis Length – If unchecked the object will stretch, if checked the object with stay at it’s original length.
Mode –¬†There are three modes that you can pick from – Limited, Within Box, Unlimited.

  • Limited – Everything inside of the Deformer is bent and everything outside of the deformer is moved to stay with the object.
    Bend Deformer - Limited
  • Within Box – Everything inside of the Deformer is bent but everything outside of the deformer stays exactly where it was
    Bend Deformer - Within Box
  • Unlimited – Everything inside and outside of the deformer is bent
    Bend Deformer - Unlimited
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