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Learning Autodesk Maya 2010: Foundation by Autodesk Maya Press

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Lesson 23

Nonlinear Animation

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So far in this book, you have animated Romeo and created two Trax clips from the animated sequences. In this lesson, you will create a more complex motion by joining the walk clip with the jump clip in the Trax Editor.

The advantage of working with Trax' nonlinear animation lies in the ability to move, edit, connect, and reuse multiple clips freely, without having to edit multiple time curves. You can also add sound files to the scene using Trax.

You will also have a look at animation layers, which allow you to layer refinements on top of your existing animation. This technique can be very useful when modifying dense ...

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