Animating Perpetual Motion with F-Curves

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  • Software: Blender 2.72
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Animating can be a tedious process at times, especially when it comes to repeated or continuous actions. However, there are ways to make it easier and faster - if you know the right tricks! In this tutorial, we'll cover how to quickly and efficiently deal with animation, demonstrating how to work with f-curves in the graph editor and using it to animate an ocean that churns endlessly, a light that flashes until you need it to stop and a propeller that can rotate hundreds of times using only two key frames.


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    How could I keep this looping seamlessly?

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