Rigging Resources and FAQs

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Rigging Resources and FAQs

Post by EricTRocks » 01 Sep 2012, 01:22

Making a sticky thread to keep a list of rigging resources at the top so we can cut down on the repetitive posts about "good rigging tutorials" that naturally pop up in rigging fourms. :)

Rigging Training:
3DQuakers: RIGGINGPRO for Softimage
Very good technical rigging training set. Thorough and good rigging practices. Scripting Training is also recommended for anyone looking into becoming a Character TD.

cmiVFX: Creature Creators Handbook
Extensive analysis of overall rigging concepts and review of the tools in Maya and Softimage.

Digital Tutors: Introduction to Rigging in XSI
(Very beginner type rigging, maybe not best practices but a good intro to what is available.

3DMastermind: Character in Motion
Manny Papamanos of Softimage Support's well regarded rigging series.

Softimage 7.x Certified Training: AceMastermind Thread

Rigging Tutorials:
Art of ICE Rigging:
Phil Taylor's Rabbit Rig Tutorial (RMB + Save As)
You'll probably need 7-Zip to unzip this

Face Robot
Creating and Animating a Facial Control Rig in Face Robot - Part 1


Rigging Inspiration:
Master of Rigging


FAQs
Can you use Face Robot for creatures like dogs, cats, etc?
No, Face Robot is intended for Humanoid faces only.
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Re: Rigging Resources and FAQs

Post by AceMastermind » 09 May 2016, 16:43

3DQuakers: RIGGINGPRO for Softimage
Very good technical rigging training set. Thorough and good rigging practices. Scripting Training is also recommended for anyone looking into becoming a Character TD.
This is no longer available on their site. :(

3DMastermind: Character in Motion
Manny Papamanos of Softimage Support's well regarded rigging series.
This is now available for free upon request by email according to Manny's website. ^:)^

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Re: Rigging Resources and FAQs

Post by Draise » 09 May 2016, 19:08

Thanks for these! Always love expaninding my knowledge in SI. Makes any other software easy and this makes the learning process fun.