Animation Layers


SINCE THEIR INTRODUCTION, animation layers have been one of the most powerful tools yet in computer animation. they exponentially increase the ease of creative tasks like trying different approaches and variations, and they make working with curves much simpler and more compartmentalized.

However, they're still a relatively new tool in Maya. I've met many professionals who don't even know they exist, yet their benefits can't be overstated. they allow a flexibility and simplification of animation curves that is completely on another level from how many of us learned Maya. this chapter will show you how to employ ...

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