Animating animal model in Element 3D

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Animating animal model in Element 3D

Postby brad12d3 on 03/24/2018, 10:43 am

If I bring a rigged model like this T-Rex into Element 3D, would I be able to move and rotate the different parts of the skeleton and animate it? Is it ok that it's native application is Maya? I should be able to import the obj and fbx versions of it right? Should I look for anything specific when getting a model, should it be native to C4d or 3ds?

Here's the model I am looking at: https://www.turbosquid.com/3d-models/3d ... ex/1103365
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Re: Animating animal model in Element 3D

Postby JPT7505 on 03/26/2018, 9:31 am

Well element doesn't handle bones, you have to seperate each part and on top of that it doesn't do skin, so an Animal like that isn't going to look correct if its skin doesn't move when its appendages do.
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Re: Animating animal model in Element 3D

Postby Michael_Szalapski on 04/16/2018, 7:56 am

Short answer: no.
Animate it in your 3d software and export an OBJ sequence. Element can render OBJ sequences.
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