Dig cycles pt. 4: Finalizing


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Dig cycles pt. 4: Finalizing

Now let's finish up the scene. I'm going to go ahead and open the almost finished version of this which is Shot03_00c. Now this has our dig cycle. The finished one, with the head of Dr.Frankenstein on him. Now this also has Fritz animated. Now I do want to go through a few things with Fritz as to some of the differences in his animation. It's pretty much done the same way, but...

he's a little bit different, because his hand kind of goes behind his shoulder. In fact, let's go ahead and zoom in on him and I'll show you what's going on here. Now with him, we pretty much animated him the same way. We animated the shovel first and the shovel was attached to the hands and then we used the Puppet tool on the left and right arms in order to make his body move. I didn't even use the Puppet tool on his body because he's so rotund, he really can't bend at the waist.

But the one little difference is right here. He has two left arms and what they do is they actual...

Dig cycles pt. 4: Finalizing
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Dig cycles pt. 4: Finalizing 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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After Effects
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