Recipe 23b - Swing With Overlapping Action

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What You Will Learn

You will add an Overlapping Action with a two pose character to the basic Swing recipe. You will learn how to take Overlapping Action to a more advanced level than just the Clay Glob. You create the "lag" or "floppy parts" of the main action by alternating poses to match the momentum of the swing.

Why Is This Important?

Swing with Overlapping Action in exercise 23b is a variation on the way we amplify the physics or weight of a weight on the end of swing momentum.

When an animator looks for ways to pose characters for Overlapping Action, this is evidence of an intermediate or advanced level mind set.