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Old 02-11-2008, 10:36 PM   #1
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How on earth do you rig an elephants trunk? i need it to move in all directions and bend in any spot and I need it to be able to curl up

I have no idea how to do this........
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Old 02-11-2008, 11:53 PM   #2
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Put in the necessary amount of joints you require and use spline IK for the movement

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