Grease Pencil Best Practices for Run/Walk Cycles

Hello,

Does anyone have feedback regarding the best way to animate a run/walk cycle with grease pencil where the camera is moving?

So, if I have a long camera pan and an animated grease pencil run cycle, is best to just animate a run cycle “in place” and then move the root grease pencil object OR would I leave the root grease pencil object at 0,0,0 and actually draw out the frames in the correct locations as the character is running in 3D space?

I hope that question makes sense. Anyway, it seems like it would be much easier to do a static run cycle and then animate the root object. What are your thoughts? Any experience with this problem?

Thank you,
Steve

Whether you’re moving the background behind the static cycle or moving the cycle across the frame, you have to work out the timing. But that’s less work than all those extra drawings.

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Thanks, Sackadoo. I’ll see what works best. But, I’m thinking I’ll just make the static cycle and animate the root.

If anyone else has any thoughts, I’d love to know them.

Thank you,
Steve