2024-04-16 Animation & Rigging module meeting

The meeting will be on 2024-04-16T10:00:00Z. It is open for everybody interested to join the video call (link below).

Present: Christoph Lendenfeld, Eduardo Rubio, Hjalti Hjálmarsson, MohammadHossein Jamshidi, Nacho de Andrés, Pablo Fournier, Pierrick Picaut, Rik Schutte, Sybren Stüvel

People present are referred to by first name for brevity. Others are referred to by full name.


Since the Last Meeting / Announcements

  • Blender 4.1.1 will be released today.


Names are from the Git log. This list is limited to functional improvements & bugfixes.



Technical Documentation

Ongoing Work

Pierrick: NLA for game animation, without addons

  • Pierrick uses the NLA to get layered animation for games.
  • He can’t ‘push down’ an empty Action.
  • Necessary for creating keys inside an Action that’s somewhere in the NLA stack.
  • Sybren will create PR + test build with the “no empty Action” guards removed.
  • Nacho: could also be an option when creating a new NLA track, to have an empty Action as well.

Nacho shows animation tools

Nacho shows off his animation tools add-on, for retiming, sculpting keys, and baking to camera.

Next Meeting

The next meeting will be on Thursday 2024-04-25T16:00:00Z. Again it will be open for everybody who’s interested. The provisionary meeting agenda will be updated before the meeting.


I am happy to see the NLA talk :slight_smile: