Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 6, 2013
Duration
1h 9m
Description

In this set of MotionBuilder tutorials, we will learn how to animate props inside of MotionBuilder. We'll start by learning how to work with MotionBuilder's animation layering system to alter the character's performance in order for it naturally interact with our prop. We'll then learn how to seamlessly attach the prop to the character, and then how to make the prop a rigid body so that it can fall naturally as the character lets go of the object. We'll also learn how to bake and export the entire animation from MotionBuilder for use in other software. By the end of this set of lessons, you'll be equipped with the skill-set needed to confidently animate character interactions with props in MotionBuilder. Software required: Autodesk MotionBuilder 2013.

About the author
About the author

Delano works avidly as an animation author at Pluralsight. Starting his career at animation studios like Shilo, Delano has developed a strong passion for his talents. His animation and rigging background help him teach and create some of the most-watched training on Pluralsight.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hello and welcome to this tutorial where we'll learn how to animate props inside of MotionBuilder. We'll start by learning how to work with MotionBuilder's animation layering system to alter the character's performance in order for it to naturally interact with our prop. We'll then learn how to seamlessly attach the prop to the character, and then learn how to make the prop a rigid body so that it can fall naturally as the character lets go of the object. We will learn how to bake and export the entire animation from MotionBuilder for use in other software. By the end of this set of tutorials, you'll be equipped with the skillset needed to confidently animate character interactions with props in MotionBuilder, so let's say we get started.