Animating a walk: Squash and stretch


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Animating a walk: Squash and stretch

So, now we have the walk pretty much animated. Now all we need to do is add a few final touches to really bring it to life. Let's take a look at what we have so far. Now, at this point we have a pretty good solid walk, but we can also add in little bit of squash and stretch, as well as one other little thing, which is how this line of this shirt is animated. Let me show you what I mean. I'm going to go ahead and turn off the arms, so we can see this completely. Let's take a look at the line between the shirt and the pants.

So, as we scrub through it, you will see that well, it doesn't change. But what this line represents is really the angle that we are looking at this particular part of the body. So, as the hips rotate up, this line will change. So, by animating that edge, you're going to get a much better type of animation. So, what I'm going to do is just turn on a little bit of shape animation on that shirt. So, what it does is it now, instead of going from basi...

Animating a walk: Squash and stretch
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Animating a walk: Squash and stretch provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the 2D Character Animation

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