Continued from Rigging Creatures, Part 4.

Rigging Creatures Part 5

―binding the creature and addressing the recent trends away from painting weights, given advancements in computer graphics and simulation.

Author: Dane Aleksander, computer animator and CDO at Animat Habitat · graphic artist in Halifax, Canada.


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