How-To Geek

The Art of Motion Capture [Video]

Motion capture is the process of using cameras and actors wearing special suits in order to build realistic and fluid foundations for CGI characters. Watch this informative video to see how the process works.

Courtesy of the video series Good Job, a series focused on interesting jobs within the film and video game industry, we see how martial artists wearing special suits dotted with LEDs generate the basic framework for the fighters in the popular video game series Tekken.

[via Neatorama]

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  • Published 05/31/12

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