Saturday, November 30, 2013

Lovely Gift by a very Greatful person

Thank you so much Binod for such a wonder gift presented during my wedding with Sachina Shakya!

We at Puppeteer Lounge is proud and pleased to publicly announce the making of a short animated movie dedicated to Binod and the kids for the welfare and educational development of remote upper Dolpo region of Nepal. Many thanks to Binod aka Dolpo Sir :)

More about Binod:
Binod's personal blog:

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Rise of BallBoT

Rise of BallBoT from Puppeteer Lounge on Vimeo.

Check out Puppeteer Lounge latest promotional video featuring our very own Transformer making a debut at our home town (Near our studio complex!).

For projects, visit us at Puppeteer Lounge.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Programming Instructor ~ Marco Giordano

Meet our new Python, PyQt & Maya API Programing Instructor, Marco Giordano!
Marco currently works at Double Negative, London as a Creature TD. Prior to working at dneg, he worked as a Character TD for Rainbow CGI, Trixter and many more where he lead and created character rigging pipeline tools, auto rig tools and plugin development on top of character and creature rigging. He is our instructor for Python, PyQt and Maya API Workshop.

Marco's webpage:

Marco's video library:
Welcome aboard Marco :)

Monday, November 11, 2013

Quadruped Walk Cycle Tutorial

Quadrupede Walk Cycle Tutorial from SamyOddjob on Vimeo.
Samy Fecih, Character Lead Animator at DreamWorks Animation, presents a video tutorial to get to a strong base for a walk cycle very fast using mainly mathematics in Maya.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Hyper Real Facial Setup ~ Jaw calisthenics test
WIP Jaw calisthenics test from Puppeteer Lounge's Hyper Real Facial Setup!

The facial rig is constructed based on human facial anatomy with muscles, bones and skin dynamics.

Apply now to learn how to rig a photo-realistic facial setup.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Grimm Visual Effects Breakdown Reel - VFX / PDX 2013

The rigging is pretty straight forward here, however the visual effects and render is impressive. Didn't like the morphing though, could have been better! Check out the photo-realistic CGI head replacement breakdown by Hive FX.

Rig Builder Guides from Auto Rig Tool workshop

A snapshot from the 2nd class of Puppeteer Lounge's Auto Rig Tool workshop where we build guides to visualize and customize the rig creation.

The Auto Rig Tool or "Biped Builder" as we like to call it will automatically setup a Bipedal character based on what we have learned from Rigging Workshop 2!

Apply now to learn how to create an Auto Rigger!

correctiveShapeEditor - sculpt over existing shapes

correctiveShapeEditor - sculpt over existing shapes from brave rabbit on Vimeo.

Cool tool by Brave Rabbit to create, edit and connect corrective shapes!