Thursday, October 11, 2007

Arm Rigging

All i have to do with arm rigging should be IK/FK seamless switching, and

I would leave the bendy limb with the skinning process and make use of deformer.

Victor Vinyals had post his great rigging in the CGTALK forum,very impressive . He mentioned that he had used single chain joint for IK/FK switching. I tried to use single chain instead of using 3 chain.

The single chain IK/FK switching run smoothly, but no idea in the stretchy limb setup, I had asked this question in CGTALK forum and jonhandhisdog forum , eventually the answer is

"Solun, the rig hasn't squash&stretch on FK limbs, so when you switch tfrom IK the scaling is returning to 1 while maintaining the rotations of the controls."

Sunday, October 7, 2007

Glen Keane

Glen Keane, one of great animator in Disney, someone had post his lecture on youtube. It should be my first lecture in anmation , it's merely animation, didn't touch any software.

" You don't eat a whole dinner by one bite"

In the lecture, he tought how to apprach animation, break down a scene into pieces.