Animating the rough shark using the Spline Wrap object


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Animating the rough shark using the Spline Wrap object

Our scene file for shot 1 for the cameramatic is ready to animate and the process for animating the shark is really straightforward. The Spline Wrap object has a wonderful feature called the Offset and the Offset option allows us to animate the shark along the length of the spline. In the Spline Wrap Object properties, there is an Offset field and right now it's showing 88%. That percentage is expressed as 100% over the length of the spline. So, when the field shows 0%, the shark will be at the start of the spline and when the field is at 100%, the shark is at the end of the spline.

I can tell the direction of the spline using Point mode and selecting my spline and looking at the color. The white color shows the start of the spline; the blue color shows the end of the spline. So that makes it really easy to tell which direction the shark is going to travel when I'd animate that Offset property. Let's get out of Point mode for now and in the Spline Wrap, I'm going to set a...

Animating the rough shark using the Spline Wrap object
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Animating the rough shark using the Spline Wrap object provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D: Designing a Promo

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