Repurposing MoCap Data

 

Motion capture data (mocap) is normally used to achieve realistic character motion. This technical breakdown explores how mocap data can be used to generate a variety of alternative visual effects.

Aberdeen Shang

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Ink Wash Cloud - Mocap -VFX (Winter 2018) from Aberdeen Shang on Vimeo.

Reference

Kung Fu Motion Visualization from Tobias Gremmler on Vimeo.

Work Flow

UI Description

Mocap Data

For the body of this running person, I found Man Running Mocap Data from website:

https://accad.osu.edu/research/motion-lab/system-data

Then I used Excel to find all the position imformation, and created new Datas: Hatand Footprint.

Archives

Hat

Body

Texture Node

Other Interesting Testing Renders

Scripts

All scripts are from Professor Malcolm Kesson.

Find more details on these two course websites:

Python - Parsing MoCap Data

Python & RfM - Repurposing MoCap Data

Thank You. :)