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Craig WetherallDistort a walking shoe
by on Nov 14, 2011 at 8:57:16 pm

Hi there,

I have been asked to make a still shoe look like it is walking. It is just a simple side shot. I'm thinking the most tricky part is making it actually look like it is impacting the floor.
Does anyone have any particularly wonderful way I could achieve this??


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Tudor "Ted" JelescuRe: Distort a walking shoe
by on Nov 14, 2011 at 9:35:28 pm

Puppet Tool or the Mesh Warp are two excellent distortion tools suited for this job. You may end up using them together - it all depends on the level of detail you want to achieve.

Tudor "Ted" Jelescu
Senior VFX Artist

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Craig WetherallRe: Distort a walking shoe
by on Nov 15, 2011 at 7:09:21 am

Thanks for that. I've heard a little about the puppet and thought that sounded like a possibility. Time to learn a new tool I think ;)

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