have recently evaluated various plugins for animation in SketchUp and was surprised to realize how often we, as interior designers, need this feature. That is why today I bring you a quick technique using Keyframe Animation by Regular Polygon to animate fish in an aquarium project. Even though this plugin has been mentioned in CatchUp before, I wanted to be more specific and make a short tutorial for the interior design readers. The plugins I evaluated were Proper Animation, which is free, SU Animation from the makers of SU Podium and
Keyframe Animation. The one that offered the most functions is Keyframe Animation. The plugin costs $36 ($28.80 for Premium members) and is also available on a 10-day trial.
It has the ability to translate, rotate and scale objects, animate subgroups/ subcomponents, assign Keyframe transition times and export these animation to a movie. The plugin can be downloaded from the SketchUcation Shop and you can also find easyto-follow tutorials on the Keyframe companion site.
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