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Old 13-05-2008, 12:59 PM   #1
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Default fixing MoCap Animation

quick explanation of my scene:

-maya2008
-imported motion capture skeleton
-duplicated 1st skeleton and used it as a rigg with control Objects

I parentConstrained the controlObjects (with IK down the hierarchy) from the rigg to the keyJoints like hands, feet root joints from the mocap skel. there are some expressions too for orig_spine_n driving dupe_spine_n thatīs for the original imported motion data driving my rigg which works percectly so far.


problem:

right now I am trying to figure out how to create translation/rotation offsets within the control objects for some corrections in movement. since all the CTRL-objects have inputConnections in translation and rotation I canīt just key these channels without losing all the keyframe animation input from the initial skeleton. is there some procedure to put on top of the constrain-inputs?


Iīm very new to animation here. open for any suggestions.


kind regards
falott


____edit_________



just found an article answered by vladimirjp
http://forum.simplymaya.com/showthre...rame+constrain

I tried this procedure last week allready, but I canīt group the CTRLs to themself and constrain just the group because this way all the rotation values get lost since ->

jointRotx_orig drives shapeRotx_CTRL drives jointRotx_Rigg

if a buffer group is added between orig_ and CTRL_ the flow of input information would stop right there because the child of of a parent doesnīt get any values unless you key it, well...

hope all this isnīt too confusingly presented by me.

thanks!
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