leonardo

adventure and absurdity in making an animated short

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Leonardo 'legs' armature test

Well this is why you test these things. Tim Hittle took on the task of putting the Leo legs through a trial run. During Leo's first step the ankle broke when all the weight of the armature was on it and it was off balance. Tim still persevered and made a cute little moment out of it.
video
animation by tim hittle

All and all though a favorable review from Tim on the armature. Once we can beef up the ankle joint it seems things will be good to go.  No matter I am excited to see this movement and am amazed at how good and meticulous Tim was even with this test. It is a lovely bit of animation.

2 Comments:

Blogger chaz said...

even on a broken test, i'm thrilled by what i've seen!

12:00 PM  
Anonymous Cassidy said...

So exciting to see the rig in action!

2:03 PM  

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