Character animation is a broad and complex field. This chapter introduces you to the basics of using Character Studio and bones for animation. Further investigation into these tools is a must if you want your animation to be full of life and character.
Topics in this chapter include the following:
The character animation CG specialty is one of the toughest specialties to master. To use one word, good character animation comes down to nuance.
When you animate a character, you have to have a keen eye for detail and an understanding of how proportions move on a person’s body. Setting up a CG character to walk exactly like ...