Animating anticipation and weight


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Animating anticipation and weight

Now let's go ahead and use anticipation in a real life situation. Here we have a character and we are going to make him stand up. Now, in order to stand up, he needs to get some momentum going. If all we did was lift him up, we wouldn't have any sort of sense of weight or momentum. So, for example, if I took this character and I just took his hips and I just stood him up like this, obviously that doesn't really seem all that realistic. He really needs to anticipate that, so we can get some momentum to get off of that box.

So, we are actually going to go ahead and go to say about frame 4 and let's go ahead and create an anticipation frame. So, what I am going to do is I am going to rotate him back. So, what he is going to do is lean back and then lean forward into the motion. So, I am actually going to move him like this, so he is actually going to go backwards, anticipate this move and then get into it and then actually stand up.

Something like this. So, just by giving th...

Animating anticipation and weight
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Animating anticipation and weight provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the 2D Character Animation

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