Open Source Muscle System


Hi guys! Version Alpha 2 of BlenRig 3.0 is ready!

There have been many improvements since Alpha 1:

[li]The model has been re-sculpted[/li][li]Smooth modifier with a vertex group assigned to smooth out certain areas of the model[/li][li]SoftBody parameters have been improved[/li][li]FK spine switch[/li][li]The hip controller has been highly improved[/li][li]Different locking options for the Look controller[/li][li]Improvements in the IK/FK and Hinge switches[/li][li]The muscle system has been improved and it is more detailed[/li][li]A Low Resolution Model has been included for animating the rig smoothly (Layer 11)[/li][li]Overall deformation has been improved[/li][/ul]There is an animation test video at Vimeo and at Youtube


[b]Rendering Specs on AMD PHENOM 9750 (8GB RAM)[/b]

Faces: 2 Million+

Time/frame: 0:56 minutes

RAM Usage: 2 GB

[b]Rendering Specs on Athlon64 3500+ (2GB RAM)[/b]

 Time/frame: 1:48 minutes             

You can Download BlenRig 3.0 Alpha 2 at[b] []([/b]


Wow, good job and thanks!


Very impressive work.

I will also want to look into this.


wow amazing…


very impressive :eek:

P.S.: Vimeo Link don’t work :frowning:


Thanks guys!

Thanks Alonzo, I have corrected the link!


I’m posting to show my amazement and as a “bookmark” for when I get home to find this post easily…I want to play with it lol


Guys! I´ve uploaded a little demonstration video of BlenRig. It is a brief Overview of its capabilites, and hopefully it will be able to clarify any doubts you might have about the system. (This is not the tutorial yet!!)
If you want you can directly download the original video at the bottom of that page.

I´ve noticed sound problems when playing the video in VLC on Linux, but Mplayer plays it just fine.


This is looking good.


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