Transforming Robot Production Pipeline Volume 6: Rigging

In this tutorial, we will learn the methods that are used to rig a transforming robot. Software required: Autodesk Maya.
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Apr 1, 2012
Duration
6h 46m
Table of contents
Introduction and Project Overview
Transforming Robot Production Pipeline Volume 6: Rigging
Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Apr 1, 2012
Duration
6h 46m
Description

In this tutorial, we will learn the methods that are used to rig a transforming robot. Throughout these lessons, we will learn the tools and techniques used in the setup process of both our robot and truck. The goal is to break this complex idea down into a simple and manageable form. We'll cover the rigging process in its entirety, and along this journey, we'll be introduced to several tools that will help make this all come together efficiently. By the end of the course, you'll have the set of skills needed to rig your own transforming robot. Software required: Autodesk Maya.

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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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hello, and welcome to the rigging series of the Transforming Robot Production Pipeline. I'm Delano, and I'll guide you through the set up process of both the robot and vehicle. Now, this was a challenging project. Just answering the question of where to begin proved to be difficult to answer. However, this was, at the same time, a very fun one. There were pitfalls, yet new discoveries. Now I'm excited to share my experiences with you, to replace any fears you may have with excitement as we break this complex idea down into a simple and manageable form. We'll cover the rigging process in its entirety. And along this journey, I'll introduce you to several tools that will help make this all come together efficiently. By the end of the course, you'll have the set of skills needed to rig your own transforming robot. With that said, we'll begin.