update: Gollum rig

Become a member of the CGSociety

Connect, Share, and Learn with our Large Growing CG Art Community. It's Free!

Thread Tools Display Modes
  01 January 2003

Hey all,

The problem with reactors, is that you can only have one thing react with one other thing. So those points in say the lips to react to a slider to make 'oo' can only do that.Those points can't react to any other slider to make another phenome! Also reactions cant' blend between each other.

The scripted idea is a much better idea to grab poses and recall them.The problem with this is 3d space and the neutral state of points after each pose has been made. Say e.g. neutral to oo, then oo to ee? Does the data get stored along the way? Does it get reset after each pose. Blending poses as well?

Anipose does do position blending of things, but its flaky and the keys it creates, are standard curves so you get massive distortion and to fix that amount of controls! eek.

A system where poses appear in the trackview e.g oo,ah,v/f and then you can affect there f-curve would be cool? Sliders in max do appear as there name in the track view..

Points on paths are easier, i did do a test a while ago, where i used the max script recorder, to grap pecentages onto macro buttons, but there still was'nt any blending.

I'll have a think as well..you need to be able to blend main pose but also tweak individual points on sliders.

Disclaimer: My opinions are not those of my employer.

  01 January 2003
looking very good, but doesn't this setup take ages to make?
  01 January 2003

Hi PIXAR(cool name!)
Nope, not that long about a day to plan and a day to rig up.
Disclaimer: My opinions are not those of my employer.

  01 January 2006
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
Thread Closed share thread

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Society of Digital Artists

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:43 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.