View Full Version : proper animation method

06-19-2003, 06:36 AM
I'm just getting into mb and I noticed that there are IK controls and FK controls. I however also noticed that the IK effectors can be rotated in an FK manner. When animating the upper body FK style should I be rotating the actual FK joints or can I effectively use the IK effectors like FK? Will the interpolation allow for proper arcs?

06-19-2003, 08:08 AM
Use the Ik effectors, but if you want to use FK interpolation, make sure the selected effector you are using has its 'Reach IK' down to 0.

06-19-2003, 03:34 PM
thanks Pedro, :D

I'm really enjoying this workflow. Translate a joint for IK posing; Rotate a joint for FK posing. Then just set wether you want the interpolation to be IK or FK. Awsome.

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