Motion of the head and body


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Motion of the head and body

Now let's take a look at a character as he walks through a scene. Though I have turned this with a little bit of ghosting, so you can see how the character actually is moving as he walks. Notice how he is actually bouncing up and down. In fact, let's go ahead and slow this down and take a closer look at this. When the character gets to the contact position, notice how this is not the highest position in the walk. We are going to take a look at this head here. So as you can see the head moves down as the character recoils and then as he pushes up into the passing position, the head goes higher and higher still into what's called the high point.

And then when he goes back to the contact position, his feet extend and again the weight of the character starts to move down. Now if you notice this is actually kind of like a bouncing ball. The weight of the character is being thrown from one foot to the other and it actually follows an arc very much like the bouncing ball. So let's...

Motion of the head and body
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Motion of the head and 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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