Tripod using Giraffe walkcycle...

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  12 December 2004
Tripod using Giraffe walkcycle...

This is more of an opinion request than a question, but here goes anyway. I am doing a project that requires a camera tripod (see picture here: to walk/gallop/run about the scene. I am thinking of using a giraffe type feel since this object lends itself nicely to the animal.

Should I either:

A) constrain the movements of the limbs to move in and out and only use the joint where it connects to the base of the mount.


B) add a joint halfway down each leg to allow for a more giraffe-like walk cylce.

The former of the options keeps the physical function of the tripod, but the latter alters it a bit for a more character-like feel.

What do you think? Furthermore, should I add a fourth leg?

  12 December 2004
why not extend the legs of the tripod and use those joints to animate?
  01 January 2006
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