Thursday, January 29, 2015

Cartoon Rig Exercise: Jupetin Rig by Esteban Mendez

Cartoon Rig Exercise: Jupetin Rig from wemendezp on Vimeo.

Cartoon rig reel by my student Esteban Mendez. The character design, model, texture and rigging is all done by him!

Esteban is currently busy with our Rigging Workshop 2 (Cartoon Character Rigging). Will be posting some of his amazing progress works!

Cartoon facial rig by Andrey Filiminov

Cartoon facial rig from Andrey Filimonov on Vimeo.

Check out the facial rig demo by my student Andrey Filiminov. Andrey took the Cartoon Facial Setup workshop with us.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Example ~ Rigging Workshop (Blendshape Combination System)

Example ~ Rigging Workshop (Blendshape Combination System) with instructor Suchan Raj Bajracharya from Puppeteer Lounge on Vimeo.

I had some great time teaching Blendshape Combination System and it's workflow on creating a realistic facial rig during by teaching process at Puppeteer Lounge. The BCS toolset is a gem of a tool, highly recommended for those into feature film quality production.

You can learn how to setup your very own cool facial rig using BCS with me at Puppeteer Lounge. For more info click here!

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Updated Quadruped Workshop with Bobby

Puppeteer Lounge have an updated quadruped setup workshop where we go over rigging a lovely cartoon dog model. The workshop consists of 8 classes or approximately 8 hours of lecture time (Body and facial included)!

The character modeling is done by our very talented student Edgar Jardim who is currently busy with Rigging Workshop 2. Special thanks to Edgar for the model and request for the new workshop.

BTW the models name is Bobby and can be used by our animation students in their assignments too :)

If you are interested to learn character setup, apply here:

Thursday, January 15, 2015

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

VorleX Muscle System Short Reel

VorleX Muscle System Short Reel from ZSelector on Vimeo.

Very cool! Skin sliding, collision system, muscle flex and relax features seems very interesting.

Monkey Cat by Chris Bostjanick

MonkeyCat from Chris Bostjanick on Vimeo.

Check out the facial deformation/expression demo by Chris Bostjanick. Fantastic eye movements. A lot of hard work here with facial shapes!

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