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Title: Basic walk sequence video tutorial.
Post by: johnar on February 09, 2009, 11:33:59 pm
Hello.
  If you're wanting to get your character walking, this video may be of some help.
 
 Some notes:
 -walking has a pattern. The pattern can be easilly established in a walk 'sequence'
 ie:     start - right leg fwd, left arm fwd, right arm back.
      middle - left leg fwd, right arm fwd, left arm back
           end - right leg fwd, left arm fwd, right arm back.*
(*exactly the same as the start. copy first frame, paste to last frame)

There are 2 main 'mid-transition' frames, located half way before the middle frame, and again halfway after the middle frame.

On a line it would look like this.

 Start pose ---- mid transition pose ---- middle pose  ----- mid transition pose ---- End pose.

 The end pose is identical to the start pose. (copy first frame, paste to last frame)
 The middle pose is the reverse of the start and end poses.
 The mid-transition poses have an easy formula to complete the sequence.
 (front leg down, back leg up), as shown in the video.

 The video deals with arms, legs and 'lift'.
 Once you have a clear understanding of the 'Pattern', then it becomes easy to add other movements. Neck, Spine, hands etc

 Anyway, enough of the blabber.
 I hope you enjoy.
  Heres the Link.  :)




 Other stuff:
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=&search_query=johnar46&aq=f
Title: Re: Basic walk sequence video tutorial.
Post by: hihosilver on February 10, 2009, 04:14:24 am
Beautiful as always Johnar!  I'm sure this tutorial will be very useful :)
You should definitely look into posting this at cg-nation.com as an article.  Otherwise I'll have to do it for you ;)
Title: Re: Basic walk sequence video tutorial.
Post by: neirao on February 10, 2009, 12:26:33 pm
Excellent!!

Congratulations Johnar !!!;)
Title: Re: Basic walk sequence video tutorial.
Post by: johnar on February 10, 2009, 09:05:30 pm
 ;D

 Thanks guys.

 I've fixed the audio problem., so now there's sound.
 Have replaced the link in my first post.

 Hiho: You are more than welcome to do that. I would be gratefull if you could.   ;)

  Thanks again.

 I'm thinking i'll do another one. Not 100% sure on the topic yet.

 But, I'm out of time for now.

 Till l8er then.

 :)
 

 
Title: Re: Basic walk sequence video tutorial.
Post by: dajean on February 12, 2009, 02:25:29 am
if you make it available for download will be greatly appreciated

Gracias.
Title: Re: Basic walk sequence video tutorial.
Post by: falloffalot on February 12, 2009, 07:18:14 pm
Great work johnar
Title: Re: Basic walk sequence video tutorial.
Post by: johnar on February 12, 2009, 10:52:08 pm
 Hello.
 Thanks for your feedback falloffalot.
(Love that name, had a skateboard myself.  Felloffalot.) :)

 dajean:  I'll need to organize somewhere online to make it available for download. This could prove to be a bit tricky, as my internet time is extremely limited, and i don't have anything set up.
 (i did have, but that was a few years ago now)
 I'll see what i can do, when i get a chance.

 If anyone has any ideas...?
 
Title: Re: Basic walk sequence video tutorial.
Post by: Tanzim on February 13, 2009, 06:46:38 am
Well, I could download the video and then upload it in a .zip file.
Just need to know what website to upload it to.