Dig cycles pt. 1: Introduction


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Dig cycles pt. 1: Introduction

So, now that we know the basics of the Puppet tool, let's use it to do something a little bit more complex, and that's this scene. I'm going to go ahead and scrub this for you. It's the digging scene. Now, this is probably the most complex animation we did on this because this dig is a little bit complex in terms of how it's planned out, in terms of animation. In fact, if you want, we can open up the final version of this. It's in our Desktop\ Exercise Files\Monsterpiece\After Effects\Shot-03_01, which is our final version, and then I'm going to create some interim versions as we go along to show you kind of the step by step of how we actually do one of these dig cycles.

Let's just kind of break down the shot. What I did was I created that dig cycle, which is essentially the characters just digging and then I cycled it just by copying keyframes. So, it made one dig and then you just copy it and off it goes. And then, once we cycle that, we bring this composit...

Dig cycles pt. 1: Introduction
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Dig cycles pt. 1: Introduction provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the After Effects CS3: Animating Characters

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3D + Animation
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