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By Michele Bousquet

3ds Max is a pace-setter in 3D animation for online game improvement, layout visualization, and visible results and permits clients to outperform the contest by way of high-volume visible results creation. From 3D storyboards and electronic matte work to sensible electronic environments, plausible characters, and ambitious crowds, this all-in-one software program is expert and quick! The robust Biped module in 3ds Max eight, with pre-linked and realistically restricted skeletons and its suite of movement instruments, dramatically hurries up the animation approach. during this e-book and accompanying CD, writer and award-winning animators Michele Bousquet and Michael McCarthy examine the Biped, body, Crowd, and movement Mixer instruments and display how you can animate personality versions speedy. they begin with the fundamentals of Biped, after which movement directly to footstep animation, freeform animation and using crowd habit simulation instruments. Readers also will how you can use all of the new instruments of movement Mixer for blending movement documents, and the Workbench for adjusting biped functionality curves, and study particular animation ideas, together with the right way to alter body for ideal deformation, healthy a biped to any personality version, create reasonable motions, mix motions on any personality, create crowd scenes instantly, and extra!

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Fitting the Biped to the Mesh Once the biped has been created, you have to rotate and resize body parts to make the biped fit the mesh. This is done so that when the biped is associated with the mesh later on, each biped part will be associated with the appropriate part of the mesh. Note You must have Figure mode turned on when posing the biped, or you'll lose the pose when you animate the biped. Caution: When you're fitting the biped to the mesh, Figure mode must be turned on. This tells Character Studio that you are posing the biped (as opposed to animating it).

View full size image] This will make it easier to select the spine again if necessary. 4. Scale the height of the spine to make the arm fall into place. 5. Scale the length of the clavicle so that its end just reaches the arm opening. 6. Check the Top and Left viewports, and rotate and scale the upper and lower arm to make the elbow and wrist fall into the right place. You may need to rotate some spine links to position the arms correctly. 56 Section I: Getting Started Section I: Getting Started 57 [View full size image] Scale the Biped Parts 1.

1. In the Left viewport, select one thigh, and scale and rotate it so that the knee falls at the right spot on the mesh. 2. Do the same for the calf, so that the ankle falls at the right spot on the mesh. Note that you can't freely rotate the calf as you can the thigh, so you may have to revisit the thigh rotation to get the calf within the leg. 3. Check your work in the Front viewport and make sure the leg still looks right. 4. Scale the height of the foot to match the bottom of the mesh's foot.

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