Animating a walk: The head


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Animating a walk: The head

So, now we have the character very close to being done. Let me show you where we are at. We've got the arms, the legs and the feet and the hips all animated. Now, there's one major part of the body left that we need to animate and that's the head. If you notice the character's head really is kind of stiff. So, let's go ahead and add some secondary motion to his head to make him look a little more alive. So, I'm going to go ahead and scrub into this first position, which is that recoil position, and you can notice that the body actually is moving doing and leaning forward just a little bit.

So as it does this, this head is going to want to resist that motion. It wants to stay put. So, I'm going to create a keyframe here, where I'm going to lean that head back and what I'm doing is I'm just getting a nice line of action. In fact you can see from the tip of hat, all the way through this foot, you get a nice kind of curved line. In fact I might have a l...

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

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