Project 1: Solar System

I heard rumors this would take four hours but I took longer. I won’t underestimate the time requirements of using Maya ever again. 

I had some issues making this along the way. Setting the pivot points for all the planets was tedious. One of the moons wouldn’t cooperate with having a secondary pivot point set. I had to do something weird to get it fixed.

That’s where the pivot point is for this moon in order to get it to go around Uranus. 

Below is my modified edition:

The three things I did were:

Making the planets colored ROY G BIV:

I made the Sun explode into a Red Giant:

(Sun is swallowing up the planets)

Made Pluto a lot bigger to compensate for its loss of planetary status:

Also half the planets rotate around the sun in the opposite direction: