View Full Version : Horse or “Quad” walk cycles reference ???

07 July 2003, 09:53 PM
Just trying the new quad rig from ACS4, and need help over here !!!
Anybody knows a good reference site with a good horse walk cycle ?
Damn that’s really different !!!
I just found this link, and the video is offline !!!

Thanks for any help

07 July 2003, 09:57 PM
Do a google search for Eadweard Muybridge. the father of motion pictures :)

Check out the index for loads of animated gif's of his plates.

07 July 2003, 10:03 PM
ah I forgot this Eadweard dude, hehe.
Great thanks Rumors. :thumbsup:

If somebody else wants to share any link or animation, common !!!
This ACS4 rig looks very nice so far, now its time for the nice quad rig animation results !!! :rolleyes:

07 July 2003, 01:12 PM
Yeah,I'm planning on animating a horse (UserDeltas model) as well with the ACS4 rig, but I am having trouble getting decent deformations with the knees.

I am using MuyBridges "Horses and Other animal motions" book for reference. It's good.


07 July 2003, 02:28 PM
Hehe, I’m using a horse model too, I bought it very very cheap at turbosquid, looks a lot better than userdeltas. :rolleyes:

Thanks for the book advice Perambulator.
I got the same trouble with the knees, maybe I will post a result tomorrow, I hope there is some time for this stupid horse walkcycle some day…:hmm:

07 July 2003, 08:58 AM
Well, if you can work out how to get decent knee deformation, let me know.

It's funny, cause with simple bones, and limited weight maps (Not ACS 4 rig at all), the horse looks pretty good.

I have e-mailed Lukasz, so we'll see what he comes up with!

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