*Following the path of action for an animated object

*Track individual parts

*Smooth arcs

*Frame by frame

*will speed up smoothing out animation

Motion paths allow the Animator to see the path of action the object or character that’s being animated  is following . This helps the animator in manys ways one of which is allowing the animator to know when an object is moving abnormally or not in a smooth arc that is needed  , as this can break the viewers immersion or disbelief .