Grease Pencil Tools
A set of tools for Grease Pencil drawing.
Open Blender and go to Preferences then the Add-ons tab.
Click Object then Grease pencil tools to enable the script.
Create a deformation box around Grease Pencil strokes. Press Ctrl-T to launch the deformation mode.
The operational scope depends on the mode:
Object Mode: the whole Grease Pencil object is deformed.
Edit Mode: deform the selected points.
Draw Mode: deform the last strokes only.
Shortcuts available during deformation:
Spacebar/ Return to confirm.
Delete/ Backspace/ Ctrl-T/ Tab (twice) to cancel.
M to toggle between Linear and Spline mode.
1-9 to set the subdivision level of the box.
Ctrl-Left/ Ctrl-Right to subdivide the box incrementally on the X axis and Ctrl-Up/ Ctrl-Down on the Y axis.
Perform a rotation of the view in free navigation or active camera in camera view.
Maintain Ctrl-Alt-MMB to rotate view (customizable in add-on preferences).
Click and release immediately to reset view.
Call a timeline popup at mouse position to scrub without leaving the 3D viewport.
Default shortcut to call the timeline is Alt-MMB. The shortcut enable the scrubbing when hovering timeline editors as well (dope-sheet, sequencer, etc).
Scene start/end and keyframes are represented with symbols on the timeline.
While scrubbing, pressing Ctrl key Snap time cursor on keyframes.
There are several settings to customize visual aspect and behavior in addon preferences:
„Always Snap“ checkbox invert the snapping behavior.
Special „Rolling“ mode is available. It displays keyframes with a constant spacing, discarding timing data when scrubbing back and forth. This is useful for quick flipping between keyframes.
Filter to restrict the key display and snapping to Grease Pencil frames only.
Change shortcut and choose to propagate it to timeline editors
Customizable colors, frame spacing and amount of displayed information.
Straighten the stroke between first and last point. The influence can be tweaked in the redo panel.
The scopes for this tool are:
Last stroke in Grease Pencil Paint Mode.
Selected stroke in Grease Pencil Edit Mode.
Straight Influence Reset
The influence percentage is stored for next use. Use Shift-LMB on the button to reset influence to full.
Brush Pack Installer
Install included Grease Pencil textured brush pack (made by Daniel Martinez Lara). This is available in Draw Mode in the Brushes panel.
This feature will be removed once the Blender Asset Browser has support for brushes.
Set of tools for Grease Pencil drawing.
Samuel Bernou, Antonio Vazquez, Daniel Martinez Lara, Matias Mendiola
- License (Lizenz):
This add-on is bundled with Blender.