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NooB: how to swap heads?

Post by Craigar » Sun Nov 23, 2008 9:13 pm

I'm doing really basic animation, like South Park.
In the middle of my 8 second scene I want my (image based) character's head to switch from a profile view to a front view.
I tried changing visibility for the different head layers but only one "sticks" (is visible) in the final animation.
The only way I've been able to swap heads is if I offset the different heads' keyframes by one frame. That is to say: there's a one-frame space between "profile head" and "front view" head (in that one frame he's headless!).

Thanks in advance.

-Craig
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Post by heyvern » Sun Nov 23, 2008 9:51 pm

Use a switch layer if it is very basic like South Park.

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Post by Craigar » Sun Nov 23, 2008 9:56 pm

I just figured it out. I put head into its own group folder and now it works fine.

Thanks, Vern. I'll try the switch layer next time.

-Craig
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