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Animating Shoelaces
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Hello!Brand spanking new member here ... I'm trying to animate some shoelaces so they look like they've tied themselves.  My question is two-fold - has anyone done this before and would they care to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maureen Z Jan 7, 2020.

 

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Maureen Z replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"Good Luck! Look forward to seeing it."
Jan 7, 2020
Prav Potu replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"I like this idea a lot. I think perhaps sewing to the underside and cleaning up in post might be the way to go. Thank you so much!"
Jan 6, 2020
Prav Potu replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"Thank you so much! Very helpful. Wondered if shooting backwards would help and now I need wonder no more. :)"
Jan 6, 2020
Maureen Z replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"It might be possible to feed a wire into the center of a woven lace. Or, with a very thin aluminum wire you can sew it to the underside of a lace."
Jan 1, 2020
Dawn Brown replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"Hi, if you use cloth-covered wire for the laces, you won't need the fishing line at all. Also, I would recommend shooting in reverse. Start with the laces tied, and gradually untie them and have the laces fly around as you please. You simply…"
Jan 1, 2020
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Animating Shoelaces

Hello!Brand spanking new member here ... I'm trying to animate some shoelaces so they look like they've tied themselves.  My question is two-fold - has anyone done this before and would they care to share their experience, tips, tricks, etc? Secondly, I'm planning on using pipe cleaners to reinforce the shoelaces and then using fishing line, I'm going to suspend them for the mid-air/pre-loop part of the animation. Does this sound like the right approach or does anyone have any better…See More
Dec 31, 2019

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