Discover the concepts and techniques required to rig engaging CG character models with Maya in this unique book and DVD package. The stunning color images show just what you can achieve, and the detailed step-by-step tutorials show exactly how to achieve them. Every technique and tip is backed up with practical tutorials, using the models, student work and tutorial assets on the companion DVD to offer a crash course in this vital skill. With Cheryl Cabrera you'll learn about: Designing your first Biped Character; Creating your first Biped Character - Modeling Basics, Biped Character Facial Expressions, Texturing Basics; Skeleton setup for a Biped Character Joint Placement; Control Rig setup for a Biped Character - IK and FK; Wrapping up the setup; Skinning your CharacterThe technical vocabulary of rigging characters is necessary for animators to communicate their needs to character technical ... Over several years they have evolved from basic course notes into thoroughly detailed stepby-step instructions.
|Title||:||An Essential Introduction to Maya Character Rigging with DVD|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2012-09-10|