Learn a production workflow for creating vehicle rigs with emphasis on cartoon performance, squash and stretch rigging techniques, and the principles of building solution-based rigs for easy animation. Software required: Maya 8 and up (2008 required for project files.)
Contains over 8 hours of project-based training for setup artists and animators learning the processes of creating intuitive cartoon rigs with animator-friendly controls. Perfect for experienced artists. Popular highlights include: Creating Customized Tools; Squash and Stretch Tools; Custom Tools for Pinning Objects; Maintaining Volume with Squash & Stretch; Creating MEL Scripts; Creating Illusion of Weight on Tires; Automating Follow-through in Antenna; Automating Revolving Lights; Intuitive Control for Steering Wheel; Rigging with Non-linear Deformers; Rigging Doors and Windows; Automating the Car Idle; Setting up Proxy Meshes; Adding a Smooth Node Switch; Creating Control Objects; Attaching Vehicles to Motion Paths; Binding to Lattices; Creating Exhaust Sputter. Software required: Maya 8 and up (2008 required for project files.)
Delano works avidly as an animation author at Pluralsight. Starting his career at animation studios like Shilo, Delano has developed a strong passion for his talents. His animation and rigging background help him teach and create some of the most-watched training on Pluralsight.