A run in four poses


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A run in four poses

Walking is only one way for a character to move through a scene. A character can also run, hop, skip, jump; there are a number of different types of gates. The run is probably the second most popular. So let's go ahead and take a look at how characters run. I have a simple run that I've sketched out here. Let's go ahead and play that. And as you can see, a run is more of a series of leaps. In fact, let's go ahead and pause this and scrub through it so you can see it a pose at a time.

So the run usually starts in this position which I call the extended position and this is where a character basically takes off into a leap and so now we have what's called an airborne position where the character is literally airborne and then the character lands and this is more like a passing position where we have one leg is passing the other. And then as the leg absorbs the character's weight, we have a recoil or a cushion position here and then we do that again on the other side....

A run in four poses
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A run in four poses provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the 2D Character Animation

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