Animating the rigid body curtain clips


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Animating the rigid body curtain clips

Now that we have our two curtains safely tucked away in a Cloth Collection, let's animate the six rigid body clips that are controlling the position of those curtains. Using a file named Cloth Curtains01 that we brought with us from the previous video, let's see what we can do. Why don't we start with the clips for the curtain on the left? Let's temporarily hide the curtain itself, so we don't have to worry about working around it. We'll select the curtain, then right-click, choosing Hide Selection. Now, we can zoom in closer to the curtain clips up at the top. The idea here will be to have the clip on the right and the clip on the middle move closer to the clip on the far left over a period of time-- that time frame being let's say 3 seconds.

With the clips controlling the position and look of the curtain, animating those attachments will serve to push the curtain more into a closed, or gathered-up, position. Let's go ahead and activate our Auto Key and it...

Animating the rigid body curtain clips
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Animating the rigid body curtain clips provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Steve Nelle as part of the Getting Started with Reactor in 3ds Max

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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