Creating stock poses


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Creating stock poses

Now, when you create a character, and start posing it, you'll probably be using him in some sort of film or piece where you will use that same character over multiple shots, so a lot of times it makes sense to create a library of poses for your characters ahead of time, so that way it makes it easier to pose them when it comes time to animate. Now, I have taken this basic character, and I have just placed him into just a handful of poses. If I do a Select All here, you can see I have about seven poses here.

I have this neutral pose here at Frame 0, and then every two frames, I have another pose. So I have arms at the side; arms at the hips. Now, some of these are just very simple pose; showing his palms, you can see he's got that kind of sad pose we did, the proud pose, here's another pose, and then here he is folding his arms in another pose. So, what you can do is you can start creating libraries of poses that you want for your character.

Now, typically what I like to do is hav...

Creating stock poses
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Creating stock poses provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Character Animation: 3ds Max

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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