Animating a walk: The body


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Animating a walk: The body

So once you get the basic motion of the feet, the next step is to animate the hips and get the motion of the character's body. So let's go ahead and take a look at how these feet are moving. You can see we have a very nice cadence, so let's go ahead and just start working with the body. Now, before I do this I'm going to go ahead and turn off these guidelines, because now that I have the feet placed I really don't need them and it'll make it a much easie, to work without all that clutter on the screen.

So, I'm going to just go ahead and turn on the character's hips. Now these are actually just a round shape. If you want, I can turn on the rest of the body so you can see how it all kind of fits in. So you can see this is the body and then just that shape is the hips. Now this is kind of nice, because it represents almost like the bouncing ball and we can just animate the hips, almost like a ball bouncing above the feet. So let's go ahead and do that. Now ...

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

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