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Old 30-01-2007, 01:36 AM   #1
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Im working on a dragon, and im having a spot of trouble rigging the wing.

ive posted an image following. i want to rig it so that when i move the tip end on the outside of the wing out, the middle parts space evenly between the two ends, as follows:
(ive experimented alot with IK handels, no luck yet)

please help

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Old 30-01-2007, 07:33 AM   #2
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Josiah,

Set driven keys will allow you to do what you want very easily.

I've made a scene file for you to disect in the hope that you'll get the idea of how to go about it. It's a lot easier this way than for me to try and explain it from scratch in writing (the file is Maya 8 format).

The circle in the rectangle will translate in x to open and close the wing and the larger circle is the main control.

If you have any questions about the set up I'll be happy to try and answer them.

Cheers,

Mat.
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Old 30-01-2007, 07:50 AM   #3
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wow!

thank you so so so much!
i'll get back to you when im done.

i really appreciate it man!
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