Working on my weight animation over the past few days has (hopefully) paid off. I decided to to animate the Casey rig getting up from a sitting down position and being a baby she would obviously have to be a little wobbly.
Not knowing any younger children I hit youtube to see if there were any home videos of kids taking their first steps;
this being my main reference and some other’s I looked at;
Below is a playblast from the first steps of animating;
Always looking for feedback I asked some fellow animators, teachers and more importantly honest friends;
Not being able to see things until they are pointed out sucks but like I’ve said having people you trust to give you constructed help, helps a lot! Taking the feedback onboard my second animation test;
again going back and refining things, below was the final outcome;