Create a line for a walkthrough path.
- [Instructor] In the next few movies,…we'll learn how to create a camera walkthrough animation…by attaching the camera to a spline curve…using a path constraint.…We'll set this up in an optimal manner to maximize…our creative freedom and also to avoid some…of the common issues that can occur with a path constraint.…Let's begin by reviewing the camera setup…that we've seen so far in this course.…I created a physical camera.…I'll select it and go to the Modify panel.…
I immediately disabled its target.…Then I change its Rotation Order in the Motion panel.…In the Rotation section,…I've chosen the Euler Parameters Axis Order of ZXZ.…Then I rotated the camera in Gimbal mode…to the starting orientation I desired.…Choose the Rotate tool…and switch the reference coordinate system over to Gimbal.…I wanted the camera to start off facing in the world y-axis.…
So I set X to zero, Y to 90, and X to zero.…Then I created a point helper…and linked the camera to that point helper.…If we select the point helper, it's named Camera Helper,…
AuthorAaron F. Ross
- Improving productivity in the viewports
- Customizing display and camera options
- Rigging a camera for animation
- Controlling and keyframing rotations
- Prioritizing pan, tilt, and roll axis order
- Keyframing camera movement such as pan and dolly
- Keyframing compound camera movement
- Animating a camera crane or jib arm
- Animating a walk-through with Path Constraint
- Projecting an isometric view
- Defining motion blur parameters
- Blurring by distance with depth of field
Skill Level Advanced
3ds Max 2017 Essential Trainingwith Aaron F. Ross9h 50m Intermediate
3ds Max 2017: Advanced Materialswith Aaron F. Ross2h 34m Intermediate
1. Viewport Tips and Tricks
2. Working with Cameras
3. Rigging and Animation
4. Compound Camera Animation
5. Special Effects
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