Learn How to Create and Manipulate Moving Objects in Blend


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Moving objects

There are many times when you'll need to move your objects around in 3D space. And we do that by using the Transform Tools. Before we actually start transforming objects around, we need to know where we're going to be transforming them. We need to do a little bit about how 3D space works in Blender. So if I start orbiting my scene, you will notice I have a little icon in the bottom corner of this screen and I also have some green and red axes, and these just tell me where my X, Y and Z axes are.

Now my Z axis is my vertical axis which isn't showing up on my grid, but just know that Z is up and down and X and Y move you left, right and forward back. So if I want to move an object, probably the easiest way to do that is to hit the Translate key here in the Object Tools Panel. I can also get to that by using the G hotkey. Now G stands for Grab. So if I were to right-click on an object say the table and hit G, notice how it turns white and now I can translate that object.

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Moving objects
Video duration: 4m 35s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Moving objects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Blender Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Blender
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