Just rigged up a simple robot arm / claw to share with everyone. Haven’t rigged anything in a few months so I did this little rig to keep my skills fresh. Rigged in Softimage 2012.5 and 2013 SP1 Download Here
Made a down and dirty video tutorial on how to do some simple constraints using ICE Kinematics.
Rigged and modeled the base Cootie Catcher / Fortune Teller while at SpeakeasyFX. You can take a look at a little bit of a Cootie Catcher Rig Demo:
[flv:http://www.ethivierge.com/reel/SpiderRig_Demo_640x480.flv 640 480] WIP Spider Rig to be released as a free rig to Softimage Community.
As per a discussion on XSIBase: http://www.xsibase.com/forum/index.php?board=11;action=display;threadid=39869;start=0#lastPost I followed RayFigs video and setup his arm but then aslo took it a bit further to ensure that the Arm bones wouldn’t drift in rotation. Take a look at the attached file. NoodleArm.emdl Eric T.
So I decided tonight to figure out how to do a stretchy-bendy-adjustableknee leg setup. Attached are my results. I am having issues with the ThighFollow_Null and ShinFollow_Null and used a hacky way to stabilize it. Also I’m not 100% satisfied with the bend when you use the adjustable knee control. […]
As this is my first post about a Rigging and Animation topic I have decided to explain something rather simple yet extremely useful. The concept was introduced to me while I attended Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, Canada in 2008 by my Rigging professor Mike Fabris. Keith Lango also has […]