Selecting a start frame


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Selecting a start frame

Selecting the right start frame for a shape is very important. You want to start on the most complex frame to minimize the need to insert new control points later. This also means you'll have different start frames for different parts of the body. Take a look at this hand here. If we scrub through the shot, you can see the outline of this hand is rather simple here, let's zoom in a little bit. As we scrub through the shot, the fingers open up, presenting a more complicated outline.

We will keep going, and out forms a fist, so the outline here would be simpler and to the end of the shot. Okay, so somewhere right around here where the fingers are spread out the white as would represent the most complicated outline and that would be where we would want to start rotoing the hand. Let's take another example. Let's take a look at the torso here. So I will scrub through the shot and ah! Look at here, right around here. look at all of the folds in the cloth here. So this frame might repre...

Selecting a start frame
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Selecting a start frame provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Steve Wright as part of the mocha 2.6 Essential Training

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