Monday, January 20, 2014

Rigging and Topology


In today's training I experimented with this auto heat skinning script based on Baran and Popovic auto rigging research (
(pm_heatweight at creativecrash dot com)

It produced cool starting results:

I also recommend a couple of tools i used to quickly build skeleton a:
--make locator at selected vertex tool
--make joint hierarchy at selected, in order of selected tool

I recommend checking out the (na_makeJointAtSelectedComponent ()) function I wrote in (na_segment.mel)... dependencies can be found by looking through these files i wrote:  scripts

I also highly recommend Brad Clark's Inspired Advanced Rigging and Deformations.

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