Strategies for parenting legs and feet


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Strategies for parenting legs and feet

So now I've gone through the rest of character and added in the whole left side, so I have a series of nulls that are connected to the puppet pins on the left leg, and everything should be connected together. So if I zoom in to these legs, you can see that if I select, for example, the knee, the knee deforms properly. I have got the toes working. So every puppet pin is now connected to a null object. Now if I wanted to, I could just stop right here, and just start animating, but let's take advantage of the fact that we have all of these null objects, and use parenting and hierarchies to connect the character together even better, so we can have easier animation.

So the first thing I want to start with is the upper body. So if I take a look at this, I've got my Torso here, and right now it's not even connected, so we should connect that to the hips, and we can do that easily just by doing some parenting. So I'm going to go ahead and select my Right Hip, and my LEFT HIP,...

Strategies for parenting legs and feet
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Strategies for parenting legs and feet 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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