Using motion plug-ins to enhance keyframes


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Using motion plug-ins to enhance keyframes

Setting up keyframes in LightWave is not too complicated. Start with one point, set a keyframe, move to a second point, set another keyframe. But sometimes you can do things a little more automated. You can let the system work for you. And that's done with motion plug-ins. Let me show you what I mean. I am going to press 4 on my keyboard to take it to a Perspective view and I am going to rotate around just to see things a little bit, and I will select the big red ball here. Now, notice that the pivot point for this ball is right at the center origin. We never changed that in LightWave Modeler, which means if I rotate this by pressing the Y command, it's going to rotate from that point.

Well, I want to change that. So what I am going to do is go to Modify, and then go down to Move Pivot, right here under the Translate category, and very simply I can move this over. And let's press the 2 on our keyboard. It gives us a top-down view, and very easily I can move that pivot point. Pres...

Using motion plug-ins to enhance keyframes
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Using motion plug-ins to enhance keyframes provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dan Ablan as part of the LightWave 10 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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LightWave
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