Squash and Stretch

Hey,
I have modeled a few characters that I really like but i can’t find a good method for squash and stretch. any help?

Try using a Lattice

http://www.blender.org/documentation/htmlI/x10279.html - Tutorial

Hi,

You can also try the Mesh Deform modifier:

http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:Manual/Modifiers/Deform/Mesh_Deform