Animating a walk: The head


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Animating a walk: The head

So now let's take a quick look where we're at. I've got this character pretty much animating. He looks pretty good. Well, we've got one more thing to do and that's the head. So let's go ahead and scroll back to Frame 1 and I'm going to go ahead and turn on the head as well as the character's eyes. Now the control that I'm going to use is one called Head and basically it's going to be rotation. Let's go ahead and play this to see how it's working. As you can see, his head is kind of bobbing a little bit, kind of like a pigeon.

It's very stiff from the shoulders up. So again, we need to create some sort of secondary motion for the head to give it a little bit more life. So right here at the front if you notice, he's kind of looking off to the side. He's kind of just moving with the shoulders. So when the shoulders are facing to the right, his eyes are facing to the right and to the left, and so on. So go ahead and select the head contr...

Animating a walk: The head
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Animating a walk: The head provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Character Animation: Maya

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3D + Animation
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Maya
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