I have perfected the animation sequence where my a turret turns to look at the alien ship, the fires upon it, this will be the animation used in the final film. This was one of the more difficult shots to create.
To make the turret, I based the design from the Eye Rigging Alan tutorial, and used to steps to make a Turret that can turn, and have the barrel look up without effecting the rest of it.
Here is a wire frame image of the turret, you can see the joints inside.
I've been brainstorming idea's for the visuals of my animation today to go along with the narration based documentary story. A theme...
The Spitfire - Interim Crit Presentation by BradKompany on Scribd
I've made some early Maya concepts featuring the setting of the final scene of my film, where my Avatar character discovers an old Lego...