View Full Version : How to switch pivot from elbow to wrist?

05 May 2007, 05:26 PM

Am running into problems rigging a character - hope someone out there can help:-

The character begins the scene inclined, taking the weight on an elbow (the hand is free to move);
The character then plants the hand and lifts himself up from this rest position (taking his elbow off the deck in the process).

Does anyone have any suggestions for switching easily between pivots at the elbow and wrist for this instance?

Using Maya 8.5


05 May 2007, 12:38 PM
In the past I have done something similar to and IK/FK blend system but and elbowIK/wristIK blend system. The elbow IK starts at the clavicle and runs to the elbow and the wrist IK is the same as always.

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