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Impressive facial rig

Pose Space Deformer without plugins

Shoulders with all native maya nodes with some useful explanations and tutorials.

Example files and a brief walkf through:
http://www.marcogiordanotd.com/blog/maya/maya-tutorial-building-a-pose-reader-with-maya-nodes

Video and file download links:
http://vimeo.com/64958089

3 part tutorial of what si’t all doing and how to set it up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Gb3ZiITCmE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4nYjT-rASo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1Oz6dGcC3I

http://www.create3dcharacters.com/files/riggingCourse/week12_pose/poseReader2014.mb

While not as robust as a full PSD for shape interpolation, if planned cleanly this can do a lot for you.

Enjoy the links. Share the knowledge.

Cheers!,
-David

Hilarious costume

Run 3D on your devices

Pretty cool demo of Blender in a browser:

http://www.mainframe2.com/live

The funny thing about creativity

MentalRay blog

Nice reference for MR.

Lotsa good stuff here…

http://elementalray.wordpress.com

Water HDRI

For all your underwater reference IBL needs.

http://www.doschdesign.com/products/hdri/Underwater.html

Some eye candy to ponder

http://quixel.se/

Setting up a skeleton and skinning it with Maya

Rigging and skinning, as I like to do it; aka the Wright way, as my grandmother Wright would say. Many frequent questions about skeleton creation, for limbs, spines, and skinning. Most of this is straight out of the box maya. A little pinch of ngSkinTools covered as well.

hippydrome mesh skinned (maya 2014 .mb.zip)

Here is a higher resolution version: http://www.ventosum.com/media/riggingDojo_HonestSkinning101.mp4

Ultra HD

Looks pretty slick.

http://news.creativecow.net/story/874425

David BehrensFounder & CEO
Ventosum, LLC
http://www.ventosum.com
+1 (612) 910 7749

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