How to Animate Particles Along a Curve in Blender (Without Curve Guide) – Bonus Tutorial

By CG Cookie

Blender quick tip: How to make particles (like smoke, fire or liquids) follow a path, from our course “Fundamentals of Dynamics” https://cgcookie.com/lesson/introduction-67/

Curve guide is the common method, but it does have serious limitations. If you want to make the particle movement more interesting by using gravity or extra force fields, there is a much better way.