Muybridge as a reference in blender in less than 5 minutes !

As an animator, you need some references for motion, and luckily the great work of Eadweard Muybridge is floating all around on the Internet (it is in Public Domain in most countries)…

So you have found this nice board showing pictures of a running cat, and you are curious to see how it feels animated, you want to study it in motion…

By using an orthographic camera, the addon “import images as planes” and the auto-key feature of blender, you can very quickly translate the plane frame by frame in camera view (click for animation) :cat_muybridge_in_blender Here is a gif made with gimp from the opengl render output of blender : camera view catAnd here you will find the blend with the texture packed !

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