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Animation Carrara 3.0

Animation Carrara 3.0

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OK it's been a while since I've bugged the Carrara gang with on of my dumb questions. Here goes one. Keep in mind I still used Carrara 3 (I'm poor)

Lets say I've created a figure of a man and he's standing. Now I want to make him sit down on his butt and than fall backwards looking up at the sky. His feet are just where I want them. In fact they should stay in the exact same place. I just can't figure this out and the manual and another book I have don't explain it or I'm too stupid to understand it.

Working my way up, I've got a foot connected to the lower part of the leg, connected to the upper part of the leg and that is connected to the main torso. If I rotate the torso, everything below it rotates with it. This is not what I want. I want the feet to stay while I bend the torso over. I know there has to be a way to do this but heck if I can figure it out. Right now I move the upper body and them try to get the feet back where they were but then in beween the key frames the feet to weird things.

It's like if I wanted a man standing to bend at the waist. How to do that without moving everything below the waist?

I hope I'm explaining it right!

As alway, thanks to all that take the time to read this and more of a thanks for those that respond!

Jeff

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