Making a Baby Bird for Second Life using Archipelis

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How to make an animal and make it move using Archipelis for Second Life

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This is Step 2: Make a Mama Robin Bird using Archipelis for Second Life

Now we are ready to make a Robin. Make a new Archipelis project, and import the Bird texture by Drag and Drop or loading using the Texture menu on the left side:

Repeat the Pencil tool and draw the body, and head and beak as separate items so that they can be animated.

Birds feet are very tricky to make, so I am going to use a sculpted birds foot I made in AC3D.

Save the bird in a new folder, and export to Second Life.

You will end up with a set of textures like this, and two scripts:

Birds feet are tricky. They have 3 pointing toes forward, and one backwards. To keep our prim count to a minimum, I am including a nice set of bird feet I made in AC3D:

You can get the sculpts, textures, scripts and the foot for this bird in this Zip file.

Now we are ready to use all these techniques to make the birds nest

Step 3: Making a birds nest using Archipelis for Second Life

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