Creating overlap pins


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Creating overlap pins

When using the Puppet tool, there are times when you may want to have one part of the character move in front of, or behind, other parts of the character, and this is where the Overlap tool comes in handy. Now we've got our basic character, and I have the Puppet tool already assigned. Now before we actually get into the Overlap tool, let me just show you a little bit about how this is working here. So I'm going to go ahead and zoom in to the foot, because that's actually a really good place to demonstrate this.

So I'm going to take my Selection tool, and I'm going to just go ahead and grab the Ankle, so I will Shift select, and grab the Toe as well. So I want these two Puppet pins selected, and then I'm just going to go ahead and move this. Notice how when it moves in front of this other leg, it actually is moving in front of it. Now, what if we wanted that foot to pass behind? We can do that by using the Overlap pin. We can find it here: we can see Puppet Pin tool, Pu...

Creating overlap pins
Video duration: 4m 43s 3h 53m Intermediate

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Creating overlap pins provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Creating Animated Characters in After Effects

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3D + Animation
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After Effects
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