Moving holds


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Moving holds

So now we have the rough animation blocked out. We've got our basic timing. We've got our major poses. The next step is to go through it a section at a time and make the animation more complete. So let's play what we have right now. So we've got this character standing with his arms crossed, and then he waves. Now the first thing I notice is at the very beginning of the scene, if you look at this, he's really, he kind of dies. He is not really alive at this point.

That's because when people stand still they don't exactly stand still. They move a little bit. Gravity is pulling them down. They're shifting their weight. There's always a little bit of motion when somebody is supposedly standing still. So we can create what's called a moving hold to bring more life into this character as he is standing still. Now there are times where you want a character to stand rock-solid, perhaps for comic effect, but typically if you have a character holding a pose for m...

Moving holds
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Moving holds 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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