FORUMS: list search recent posts

rendering the y axis before the z axis

COW Forums : Zaxwerks

<< PREVIOUS   •   VIEW ALL   •   PRINT   •   NEXT >>
Tyler Jones
rendering the y axis before the z axis
on Nov 9, 2005 at 8:11:05 pm

I'm trying to make an animation of a cylinder. I want the cylinder to start spinning on its y-axis and then rotate the z-axis while maintaining the spinning on the original y-axis. The problem is, when I rotate the cylinder on it's z-axis, the y-axis stays upright and causes the cylinder to begin spinning on it's new y-axis rather than the original. Is there a way to render the y-axis rotation before the z-axis rotation is calculated so I can have a spinning cylinder that rotates on it's z-axis?


Return to posts index

serge
Re: rendering the y axis before the z axis
on Nov 9, 2005 at 11:07:55 pm

Hi Tyler,

Forget about your set Z Rotation. Here is what I would do:
- Animate the Y rotation and the X rotation.
- Move in your timeline to around 90 degrees for the X rotation axis so you see through your cylinder.
- Using the Camera tumble tool + Shift turn your camera to the left or right so your cylinder lays horizontally.

You should be set.
here is an example:
http://www.nyc-visual.com/Invi_Rotation.sit

Looks like this;
http://www.nyc-visual.com/Invi_Rotation.mov

Let us know if have more questions.

Salut.
Serge


Return to posts index

<< PREVIOUS   •   VIEW ALL   •   PRINT   •   NEXT >>
© 2017 CreativeCOW.net All Rights Reserved
[TOP]