Please - how can I join a prop to an actor?

garyfishergaryfisher Posts: 0
edited December 1969 in New Users

To be specific: I have a carkey prop and I want to create pictures of different actors holding them in different poses. Is there any way of locking the keys to an actor's hand rather than go through the painful task of positioning them in the hand every time I change or move the actor?


  • JimmyC_2009JimmyC_2009 Posts: 8,891
    edited December 1969

    What you want to do is called 'Parenting' an item.

    Position your car key, or any other object, exactly where you want it to be positioned in relation to the hand, and then right click on the car key, and select 'Change Parent' in either the Scene pane or the main Viewport. The object will remain in the same position in realtion to the hand no matter what the pose.

  • garyfishergaryfisher Posts: 0
    edited December 1969

    Thank you very much, I am extremely grateful for such fast and effective help.

  • JaderailJaderail Posts: 0
    edited December 1969

    The prop will still need tweeking to match each pose applied to the hand.

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