Animating a run cycle in Maya - Process breakdown
Updated: Apr 27
Hi all, Hope all of you are well!
I have been trying to animate a run cycle since two weeks now, what I realized that before starting anything it is very important to have a clear idea or plan of what the end product is going to look like.
So I did bit of a research and felt the mood , pace of the run cycle of Tom Cruise in this video seems perfect. I classify it as "running like the world is ending"
I didn't have a plan for the run cycle but I referenced this image to get in my key poses in Maya.
First polish pass:
Thanks for reading.