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the area I'm posing in is our drawing classroom we call it big art because it is a really big space this is where artists practice drawing models in different poses the others want to draw not only the shape of the character but the emotions they're expressing typically the poses only held for a minute so you have to draw quickly and loosely we call the style of drawing gestural drawing and it's a great way to capture the idea behind the drawing without worrying about capturing all the little details within the drawing speaking of posing I hope you enjoyed how expressive your lamp could be or just a few controls now we're going to add action to the emotion and make a lamp jump think about what you do when you jump from standing still first you bend and squash down then you jump stretching out these are two different poses we're going to need for our lamp squash and stretch so we need to add controls to the lamp so it can move to a new location we can do this by adding rotation and translation deformers to the base of the lamp one thing we need to be aware of when we add the former's is that some performers need to operate in a certain order this might be a little hard to picture so let me show you if we rotate before we translate we get a different effect than if translate and then rotate notice that we can arrange the order of these deformers by clicking and dragging like this and the order in which they operate flows in this direction the animators who uses are moving to a position and imposing of rotates moving to another position imposing of rotates again and so on so they should be able to rotate about the base no matter where they translate it but if I deformers operated in wrong order translate and rotate we will run into a problem the rotation of the lamp will move away from the pose like this that's because we move to lamp away from the axis of rotation which is the initial position of the base we solved this problem by having a deformers operate in the opposite order first we rotate about the origin of the base and then we move to base this dependence on ordering is called noncom 882 tippity well you can learn more about this in the sets and staging lesson this next exercise our goal is to move a lamp into place and then posing with rotations so you will need to pay attention to the ordering of your translation and rotational deformers have fun