Working with foot placement


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Working with foot placement

Another way to affect the character of the walk is to adjust the foot placement. So, in this walk, which is our standard 16-frame walk, if I make the character's feet touch down in different places relative to the hips, it will affect the way that the walk works mechanically. So let's go ahead and do a basic catwalk-- in other words, the type of walk that models do on the runway. So what they typically do is they walk with their feet right in front of each other.

So in this case I'm going to use this centerline here on the grid, and I am going to use that as kind of my guide. And I'm just going to rough this in; I am not going to be exactly right on, but I am going to try and keep it as close as possible. So on this first step, I am going to select the left and right foot and just move them in, so that we have the feet right in front and behind each other. Then I'm going to keep this right foot selected. And one of things I am getting here is I am getting this kind of ...

Working with foot placement
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Working with foot placement 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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