Animating the shoes


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Animating the shoes

So we've got everything done now but our shoe and we need to bend the shoe and make it a more animatable object so let's open our previous file. That's 15. Double click on the body and let's work on this one because it's starting in the contact post so we would be able to animate the bending of the foot. So, it might just help just to hide the other leg so we can focus on this one. Okay.

So, the thing to bear in mind is that when this foot hits the ground it should stay there and only do the things that we want that to do. That means on this frame here it really shouldn't be sliding through the foot plane and we put that in as a working position really but it's not what we want to have happen. So I am going to show you the reference sketch on our bottom layer. We want the foot to bend, going from on the passing pose, still flat. Moving it to the high point and the contact. It's here and here.

That foot should be beginning to twist and bend into a proper ...

Animating the shoes
Video duration: 11m 58s 9h 19m Intermediate

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Animating the shoes provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the Flash Professional CS5: Character Animation

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