Crow

by r189
All Extended Uses
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Aug 14, 2012
CheckMate Pro Certified
Lightwave 8.5 Native Default Scanline
3ds Max 8 Native Default Scanline
3D Model Specifications
Product ID:649870
Published:
Geometry:Polygonal Quads/Tris
Polygons:23,748
Vertices:29,992
Textures:Yes
Materials:Yes
Rigged:Yes
Animated:Yes
UV Mapped:Yes
Unwrapped UVs:Yes, overlapping
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Crow

Rigged and Animated for:
LightWave 8.5 and up
3ds Max 8 and up

Both models come with several pre-animated scenes to get you started.

The wings are animated using the 3 bones within each. The wings are folded using one of several morph targets.

You can also make adjustments, like spreading the wing tip feathers and spreading the tail using morph targets.

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The main controlling object is the 'ROOT' bone

I have provided several scene files to get you started:
Take-Off
Land
Fly loop

The feet and legs are controlled by 'LT-Foot' and 'RT-Foot' respectively. (Lightwave)
The feet and legs are controlled by 'LT-FootControl' and 'RT-FootControl' respectively. (Max)

There is 1 'neck' bone, a 'head' bone and a 'lower beak' bone.

There are 25 Morph targets. (Lightwave)
There are 18 Morph targets. (Max)

The 'Mouth' phonemes are controlled by 8 Morph targets:
located when you select the CROW mesh and go to 'Object' => 'Properties' => 'Deform' (Lightwave)
located when you select the CROW mesh and go to 'Modify' => 'Morpher' (Max)

But the mouth can be opened and closed with a bone as well.

The wings are controlled by 3 bones each
and have 1 Morph position, to spread the wing tips and 5 morph positions to fold the wing

Fold1, Fold2, Fold3, Fold4, Fold5, Fold6, Tips-Spread (Lightwave)
Fold5, Fold6, Tips-Spread (Max)
The Tail spread is controlled via Morph target 'TailSpread', the Tail bone controls position and rotation.

The toes are controlled by 12 bones on each foot.

To fold the wings use the morphs noted above.

But if you have positioned the wings by moving the bones, AND you try to use morph targets to fold them, you WILL have some pretty weird distortions that will freak you out.

Don't panic, the solution is to 'zero' out your wing bone positions, as or just before you apply the 'Morph' targets.

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The model is made hi resolution by using Sub-Patching, so the actual geometry is much less than the rendered geometry.

LIGHTWAVE:
Real Geometry:
29992 verticies
23748 polygons

Subdivided Geometry:
382934 verticies
342848 polygons

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MAX:
Real Geometry:
30105 verticies
23243 polygons

Subdivided Geometry:
105578 verticies
169404 polygons

the maps are RGB or greyscale, 150dpi, 2000px X 2000px
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