Tag Archive 'keying'

Aug 12 2013

Animating along multiple paths

Filed under animation,curves,How-To,Maya

I know you can snap a camera to a curve, but wondered how you’d handle switching between 2 curves. Here are two solutions: http://www.creativecrash.com/forums/animation/topics/one-camera-attached-to-two-motion-paths (a script to decide which motion path drives translation during which frames, or just keying the level of influence from multiple constraints).

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Aug 09 2013

Extrude polygons along path – and sub-curves

Filed under How-To,link,Maya,script

Here’s a super cool script James found: http://lesterbanks.com/2012/04/use-polygon-extrude-along-curve-in-maya-while-adding-animatable-subcurve-attributes it lets you extrude polygon faces along a curve (much like the NURBs extrusion experiments we gave up on in the past, because they had open ends. Except this script lets you dynamically control the number of Divisions, and gives you a “taper curve” slider to keep […]

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