View Full Version : Advanced Rigging Techniques

04 April 2006, 03:41 AM
Good morning to you all

Iam a mid-level rigger. I have few knowledge in rigging both 2leg and 4leg characters.
I also know IKFK switching concepts.

And now i want to learn indepth in rigging, that is some uptodate techniques used in rigging. Because in rigging, i have seen many of them using constraints in different manner to solve the problem. so i want to know more about constraints in rigging and also some good procedures in rigging a character. Not the usual old concept.

Many of them will have greater knowledge in advanced rigging, so kindly post your various techniques in rigging.

04 April 2006, 05:29 PM
hmm..check out the "Art of Rigging" books...Excellent books and they are pretty advanced techniques... Honestly, the rig does not matter as much as skinning does - the real trick to rigging is keeping the rig SIMPLE and CLEAN, and being able to do it fast is a plus - like 20 minutes or less with an automated setup technique so you can concentrate on painting weights/corrective shapes/facial stuff

05 May 2006, 11:11 PM
I don't know what do you mean: the old concept. The Hyper Real DVD series and the Custom Character Toolkit was very usefull for me. These aren't new, but I think good to know the topics they cover.

05 May 2006, 05:58 AM
Hi arunspooja,

I definently agree with csc2h about the "Art of Riggin" Volume 1 and 2 are great books, BUT there is another really good amongst the Inspired series called "3D Advanced Rigging and Deformations". Really great book, easy to read. Give this a try lemme know what you think.
(A lot cheaper than the "Art of Rigging " volumes.

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