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Friday, February 27, 2015

Gorilla Mouth Deformation Test

Hi,

Here is some of my work today on Gorilla mouth deformation. (original design and model).

I like to do a blocking pass (like gesture drawing on pencil and paper)  (1hr) and a polish pass (2hr -- this is the more technical version, sometimes i found it helpful to just grow selection of challenge area then unhold influences associated to selected vertices (can use component editor to find these influences) then with a soft brush and small add value try to fix things.  For major challenge area i liked to use Michael Comet's skin weight tool to fix most challenging vertices first to make it easier to paint  ).
video

Here's the blocking pass:
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and here are some pictures of my enveloping:



Happy rigging!

cheers,
Nate

Inspired by
Michael Comet (comet-cartoons dot com)