Using nulls as controllers


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Using nulls as controllers

So here I have this claw that I've created for the hand of my robot, we now need to move it into position. We've created it by using the sweet nob and two splines, a rectangle and an arc. Now what I'll need to do is be able to move this easily and rotate it around a point on the claw. Now at the moment, if I move it around is not too difficult. Let's have a look at how we can move it around now. I'm just going to adjust my view slightly, and I'm going to move it, and you'll notice that it moves into position quite well.

So let's just move up to the hand, get in position, roughly where we want it. And I think we need to switch to another view, so we're going to go to first of all, Front view. Get it roughly positioned in Front View, and then we're going to switch to Right view, and get it positioned in Right view where we want it. So we want it kind of coming out of the hand like that. Now, positioning it is not too much of a problem, but when it comes to rotating...

Using nulls as controllers
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Using nulls as controllers provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Angie Taylor as part of the CINEMA 4D Lite for After Effects: Getting Started

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