View Full Version : roboter arm rig distorts the polys :-(
03-24-2004, 11:08 AM
hy commmunity ! i have a common animation problem.
i rigged a roboter arm. so far so good. but when the movement goes over a certain angle hte model distorts heavyly.
So how can i kinda "save" the weight(radius and size) of a cylinder e.g. ? freeze transformation doesnīt work when rigged :(
help me out please !
thanks in davance
03-24-2004, 11:45 AM
freezing transformations doesnt make any sense, since the transforms of the joints drive the mesh. i fear you should take some time to paint the skinweights and consider using influence objects
03-24-2004, 12:30 PM
thank you for the fast reply !
is there a tutorial for influence objects ? i just surfed learning maya but didnīt find anything :cry:
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