I like to share a tutorial on how to animate / enhanced a simple Theme Park's Carousel. Tutorial files is provided to speed up learning for beginners.
- 00:20:00 Obtain a basic 3D Carousel model
- 03:21:00 Enhanced a carousel horse: 1. Using UV Mapping of a horse pose picture
- 08:04:00 Create your own carousel horse: 2. Rig a 3D horse and pose
- 16:44:00 Enhanced Carousel's roof
- 22:24:00 Enhanced roof panels
- 30:45:00 Enhanced others - lower panels, floor board /ground
- 34:54:00 Add a fence around Carousel with 2 entrances
- 39:23:00 Method1: Animate Carousel horses - with existing objects
- 52:07:00 Method2: Animate Carousel horses with flexible design options
This Carousel model is part of a larger virtual Theme Park with rides, in support of a music video.
Any specific interest on similar tutorial for other amusement rides, please let me know.