Creating animation in passes


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Creating animation in passes

We have got some basic position animation here, so I have animated the position of the logo and the position of the camera, and what I would like to do now is to add some rotation to the logo, to make it spin. So I am going to use this example to illustrate the technique of animating in passes. Some people call this animating in layers or layered style of computer animation. I am going to try to avoid that terminology because it can get confusing, because Animation layers are also a feature within animation programs, and that has really little to do with the technique of animating things one thing at a time rather than all at once.

So I am going to use the terminology of animating in passes. So I have got Position keys on here now. What I want to do is go into the Key Filters and open that up, and instead of Keying the position, I want to Key the rotation this time. I will enter Set Key mode, and I will figure out where in time or when in time I want the logo to be settled down so that i...

Creating animation in passes
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Creating animation in passes provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Aaron F. Ross as part of the 3ds Max 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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