Using the Puppet tool with hierarchies


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Using the Puppet tool with hierarchies

Now there may come a time when you'll want to mix and match animation methods. You'll want some parts of the character to be animated using the Puppet tool, and other parts to be animated using hierarchies, and separate objects; that sort of thing. So let's go ahead and take a look at how to mix and match hierarchies with the Puppet tool. In this case, I've got this character, and I'm going to replace his left leg with a puppeted leg. So I'm going to go ahead and zoom in so we can get little bit of a closer look here, and let's just take a look at what we have.

I am going to scroll down to the bottom of my layers here, and you'll see that I have a Left Thigh, a Left Shin, and a Left Shoe. So those are the three objects that I normally have, but I'm going to replace the shin and the thigh with this one object, which is called Leg. First thing I want to do is just go ahead and move that leg into place, so kind of just match it up to where the old leg is...

Using the Puppet tool with hierarchies
Video duration: 5m 36s 3h 53m Intermediate

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Using the Puppet tool with hierarchies 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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