Understanding the timeline


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Understanding the timeline

modo is known for a great modeling program, but over the years they have added in animation. A lot of people I know don't actually animate in modo. They just render out stills. But you can animate, and I am going to show you how. I've clicked over to the Animate tab, which is a preset in the 501 default layout, and at the bottom you can see a very nice timeline. You will see some play buttons, and you will see some keyframe buttons. Let me show you what all these mean. We're going to work simply just with this camera. So I am going to move mouse over, making sure I am in the Items tab here, and we're going to click on this to activate the camera, and we're going to animate this.

We're just going to move it around in our scene, just so you could see how keyframing is done. It's a little trickier in modo than it is in most programs, but it can still work very well for you. One thing that's nice is that anywhere you see these little dots, that means that value c...

Understanding the timeline
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Understanding the timeline provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dan Ablan as part of the MODO 501 Essential Training

Subject:
3D + Animation
Software:
MODO
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