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Forum: Rigging & Animation

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  1. Question How to export a animation to windows media player


    Started by ntptorres‎, 9th Jun 2013 07:43 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    22nd Dec 2016 03:54 pm Go to last post
  2. Rigging

    I'm unsure about the different methods and systems for rigging characters. What's the difference between them? I'm just making characters for animation, not video games, if that matters. Which method...

    Started by evilsorcerer1‎, 14th Aug 2013 04:27 am
    • Replies: 2
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    22nd Dec 2016 05:16 am Go to last post
  3. Skinning

    I was watching a tutorial and I added a skin modifier to my mesh but I can't select the bones inside the mesh. When I move the mesh to the side and select the pelvis bone and move it the mesh moves...

    Started by evilsorcerer1‎, 2nd Aug 2013 06:01 am
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    22nd Dec 2016 05:05 am Go to last post
  4. Exclamation Folding Paper Airplane animation

    Hey guys, I'm supposed to make an animation for a uni project and i've only gotten the software 3 days ago so i'm very new but i want to get this done quick. I've found the tutorial on Youtube...

    Started by ziggyzagzag‎, 5th Mar 2016 11:56 am
    3dsmax, airplane, animation, origami, paper
    • Replies: 2
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    12th Mar 2016 06:25 am Go to last post
  5. 3ds Max Mechanism Tutorial

    Hi Guys, I just completed this tutorial on rigging the mechanism for an excavator. This has been a tasks that has challenged me for awhile. There were a few gotcha's that took me awhile to...

    Started by lrm‎, 10th Mar 2015 02:52 am
    • Replies: 3
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    2nd Jul 2015 10:43 am Go to last post
  6. 3 stage hydraulic cylinder

    Hello All, I am completely new to 3DS Max. In past i have used it to do some basic rendering. So apart from that i know nothing. I want to animate an assembly which has a 3 stage hydraulic...

    Started by ankurpraja‎, 2nd Nov 2014 10:29 am
    • Replies: 7
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    4th Nov 2014 02:34 pm Go to last post
  7. Billboards following Camera

    Hi, How to get a billboards (of a tree) to rotate to follow a camera. :? Can someone shed a ray of light onto this problem Thanks

    Started by grain‎, 20th Mar 2010 12:06 pm
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    4th Jul 2014 08:33 am Go to last post
  8. trying to create (rig using animation > bone tool) rigging skeleton - help?

    I'm trying to rig this boy model which I d/l from one of the free model sites linked to from this site, I had a thread going over at the Area, but it looks like the people over there don't seem to be...

    Started by AlienBZ‎, 14th May 2013 12:51 am
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    27th Jun 2014 02:57 am Go to last post
  9. Opposite rotation of two objects - Pivots problem

    Hey guys So I've just recently started with 3DS...and I'm studying hierarchy now. I've made this simple model of a robot and I'm trying to make its handles move against each other. On the tutorial...

    Started by Elireo‎, 11th Apr 2014 11:08 pm
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    15th Apr 2014 04:38 pm Go to last post
  10. Question I need help with the backgrounds... Any hint...!!!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PHUNyLaR1A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aplbOtXP_s http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dmcuyuol5Jk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4C3Q7oFUiu4

    Started by ntptorres‎, 23rd Jun 2013 12:52 pm
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    8th Nov 2013 03:38 pm Go to last post
  11. Character modelling

    After modelling a character and before rigging it, do I have to convert it to anything to make the rigging successful, or does it not matter?

    Started by evilsorcerer1‎, 16th Aug 2013 02:46 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    16th Aug 2013 04:24 pm Go to last post
  12. Trouble with audio

    This is the first time I've tried to add audio. I folowed all instructions, and when I play the preview audio in 3ds max it works, but when I play it with the video it sounds funny like a chipmunk.

    Started by evilsorcerer1‎, 30th Jul 2013 09:39 pm
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  13. Making animation

    I'm using 3ds max. How do I make one long film from the short rendered animations that are 180 frames.

    Started by evilsorcerer1‎, 24th Jun 2013 06:58 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    24th Jun 2013 07:28 pm Go to last post
  14. visibility track not showing changing the object

    Hi im trying to create a simple fade in animation using the visibility track method. I am following a tutorial and have done every step but it still doesn't seem to affect the object even though...

    Started by rogle‎, 3rd Jan 2012 05:32 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    13th Jun 2013 09:47 pm Go to last post
  15. Smile Here ...is how to export a an animation to widows media player


    Started by ntptorres‎, 13th Jun 2013 09:12 pm
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  16. Sphere won't traject down ramp

    Hello all, I've created a simple room with a sphere that rolls behind an occluder on a ramp. The ramp is made from extruding a line. When I use Trajectory----"conform from" and try to select the...

    Started by dearprudence101‎, 2nd Apr 2013 07:49 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    1st May 2013 04:20 am Go to last post
  17. Question Create animation frame from different file

    Hello, I am having trying to import to 3ds max a character model extracted from a game with proper animation. I did some searching, but I don't know how to word it. I got a series of files with...

    Started by Fox666‎, 27th Apr 2013 02:31 am
    • Replies: 1
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    28th Apr 2013 06:12 pm Go to last post
  18. Compressing A Box

    Im trying to create an animation of a box being compressed and uncompressed between two other boxes (the blue box being compressed by the yellow box moving towards the green box and back). ...

    Started by Barney91‎, 21st Mar 2013 12:54 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    26th Mar 2013 05:12 am Go to last post
  19. Two scenes for a research project

    Hello all, I'm new to the forums. I have to create two simple scenes depicting a sphere rolling down a ramp and passing behind an occluder before reappearing. My ramp was made by extruding a line....

    Started by dearprudence101‎, 6th Mar 2013 02:36 am
    • Replies: 1
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    6th Mar 2013 06:43 am Go to last post
  20. Unvisible constraints

    How can constraints from one object appear normal (sliding joints as well as rotational joints) and with another I just see rotational joints or no joints at all?

    Started by emgine‎, 26th Feb 2013 07:11 pm
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    26th Feb 2013 07:11 pm Go to last post
  21. Rotating Planet Starts Slow and Ends Slow

    Hi, I just want to have a planet continuously rotating at a constant speed. So I have the animation loop set from frame 0 - frame 100. But as I start the animation the speed is not constant - it...

    Started by General_T‎, 26th Jan 2013 04:13 am
    • Replies: 1
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    27th Jan 2013 07:24 am Go to last post
  22. following this tut for animation - help, please?

    I just found this nice tut (200 pages) on how to animate in max 2010, http://images.autodesk.com/adsk/files/3dsmax_2010_animation.pdf I have max 2011, I've started on Lesson 1, pgs (its the first...

    Started by AlienBZ‎, 25th Jan 2013 09:52 pm
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    26th Jan 2013 12:31 am Go to last post
  23. Rotating a camera animation

    Hi, Am working on 3ds max 2012,and would like to rotate my camera in an exact circle around a object,so I created a circle, dummy and free camera, i used Path constraint to rotate dummy on circle...

    Started by ponmalar‎, 11th Dec 2012 10:14 am
    • Replies: 4
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    17th Jan 2013 04:15 pm Go to last post
  24. Constraints

    Part way through my first semester of animation. Project assignment is making a Rube Goldberg machine in order to learn about path constraints. I am trying to get a ball to roll down one ramp/box and...

    Started by ColorMeKat‎, 6th Nov 2012 05:13 am
    • Replies: 2
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    30th Nov 2012 11:17 pm Go to last post
  25. Rig a realistic female breasts (Tutorial)

    3ds max 2013 Can you suggest please a tutorial about "rig a realistic female breasts"? I did some reserch and i did not find any, understand the principle about secondary animation, spring...

    Started by Lannabulls‎, 4th Nov 2012 01:31 am
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 12,992
    23rd Nov 2012 06:47 am Go to last post

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