Introduction to Rigging in 3ds Max 2009

Learn essentials of rigging and establish a solid foundation. Software required: 3ds Max 2009.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 16, 2008
Duration
4h 0m
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Introduction to Rigging in 3ds Max 2009
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 16, 2008
Duration
4h 0m
Description

Learn essentials of rigging and establish a solid foundation. Learn flexible rigging methods, several rigging and character setup tools, and the essentials of building animator-friendly controls with 3ds Max. Contains over 3 hours of project-based training. Popular highlights include: Reference Coordinate System; Choosing an Axis Order for Control Objects; Custom Toolbars; Customizing Quad Menus; Layers; Expressions; Wired Parameters; Forward Kinematics vs. Inverse Kinematics; List Controllers; Position Constraint; LookAt Constraint; Orientation Constraint; Link Constraint; Control Objects; Control Object Reservoir; Bone Tools; Mirroring Bones; Scaling Bones; The IK Solvers of Max; Creating an FK Spline Rig; IK FK Snapping; Skin Modifier; Morpher Modifier; Skin Morph Modifier; Skin Wrap Modifier; Rigging Techniques; Custom Parameters; Smooth and Rigid Skinning; Painting Weights; Weight Tool and Weight Table; Mirroring Envelopes; Exporting Envelopes; Angle Deformers; Quick and Easy Muscles with Bones; Selection Sets. Software required: 3ds Max 2009.

About the author
About the author

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.

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