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Building and Animating a CG Snake

Building and Animating a CG Snake
A CreativeCOW After Effects Video Tutorial


CreativeCOW presents Building and Animating a CG Snake--Video Training by Jerzy Drozda Jr

Jerzy Drozda Jerzy Drozda Jr.
maltaannon.com, polygon-studio.com
Warsaw, Poland

©2007 Jerzy Drozda Jr. and Creativecow.net. All rights reserved.

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In this video tutorial, Jerzy Drozda Jr (aka Maltaannon) demonstrates how to create a dynamic animation based on a 'chain rig'. You'll learn how to animate one layer using keyframes, expressions, or both, and make other layers follow the leading layer. The rest of the tutorial is about texturing and making the final look.

Inspiration for this tutorial came from CGTalk forums, where someone who calls himself GetToTheTop asked for a way to create a snake in After Effects. See the original thread.


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Comments

Re: Building and Animating a CG Snake
by Lika Miyuki
Thank you very much, Jerzy. That is exactly what I was looking for.


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