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Rigging a pinnable arm mechanism - elbow lock


p2design writes:

It can be a struggle to animate contacting joint on a surface like knees and elbows.
Creating a specific rig mechanism can really help but it turns out being more complicated than expected.

In this tutorial I will show you how to build a switchable FK/IK chain and then how to add the pinning function.

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Pierrick Picaut

I'm Pierrick and I'm a blender foundation certified trainer working as a 3D freelancer, motion designer and Blender tutor. I try my best to release nice blender tutorials

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