|03-26-2008, 01:34 AM||#1|
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Carlton Raj De Souza
London, United Kingdom
Join Date: Nov 2004
Rigging a caterpillar
I've modeled a caterpillar in xsi but rigging it has been a nightmare!
is there anyone who could suggest the best way to rig it?
i want the caterpillar to move in a realistic way so i want each section of the caterpillars body to follow after the one in front....
its proved very tough so far.
any help is appreciated..
|03-26-2008, 07:21 AM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2005
Hi, you may introduce programmation in your caterpillar rig. Each movements of the legs would be driven in a loop, with a little lag. But you may have some programmation skills.
Take a look at the Digital Tutor's trainning dvd. It's talk about multiped rig and automated animtion ! I know you have to pay for it, but Digital Tutors's stuffs worth a buy.
Last edited by mrxzof : 03-26-2008 at 07:28 AM.
|03-27-2008, 04:50 PM||#3|
Autodesk 3D Support specialist/Teacher
Join Date: Apr 2002
This tutorial uses many of the same tools needed to make it work.
go to the 'free demos' section
view the "tank treads" tutorial.
I would start by studying live video to fully understand the caterpillars movements.
|03-27-2008, 04:50 PM||#4|
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