Base of Support

  • Due Oct 13, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Points 2
  • Questions 2
  • Available until Oct 13, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Time Limit None
  • Allowed Attempts Unlimited

Instructions

Watch this video tutorial on base of support, which is used to determine whether an object or character is in balance.
http://youtu.be/F6zQ01zx8v8

[PDF of Slides]

Summary:

• Center of Pressure (CoP) is where the Line of Gravity touches the ground.
• Base of Support (BoS) is the area around all points of contact with the ground.
• Character’s pose is in balance if the CoP is inside the BoS.
• The CoP and BoS change depending on the character’s pose.
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