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LEARNING and PRACTICING ANIMATION

NO SCENE FILES NEEDED for A01, A02, A03, A06, A07 & A12

for tutorial
A01 INTRODUCTION

for tutorial
A02 MAKING A START

for tutorial
A03 BOUNCE THROUGH TO THE NEXT STAGE

for tutorial
A06 SIMPLE EXPRESSIONS First Part

for tutorial
A07 RIGGING FOR MOTION PATHS

for tutorial
A12 INTRODUCING PARTICLES

These Scene files are Built from Scratch

LEARNING and PRACTICING ANIMATION

FREE DOWNLOAD for A04 & A05

Retrieve these Free Animation Scene Files for Supporting and Learning Animation.
Bouncing Ball B
for tutorial
A04 INTRODUCING LIFE

The Curious Primitive
for tutorial
A05 SENSE, THINK & REACT

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LEARNING and PRACTICING RIGGING

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RS02 PREPARING POLYGONAL GEOMETRY FOR THE RIG.

Seven Stag Heads
for tutorial
Which of these stag heads are fit to be rigged

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Severn Stag Heads
What's Wrong with these Severn Stag Heads


One Stag Head
for tutorial
Is this one fit to be rigged

One Stag Head
What's Wrong with this Stag Head         Download this Scene file for FREE from the Download Section of this Site


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THE ANSWERS in a PDF

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Six Dogs & One Dog
for tutorial
RS02 PREPARING POLYGONAL GEOMETRY FOR THE RIG
The Answers Revealed; which dogs are fit for rigging

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RIGGING SCHOOL

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Retrieve this Free MEL script for Riggers who need to rename nodes buried in complex node structures

RE-NAMER
A Riggers Tool

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This renamer, using wild card selection, will find every corner of a complex node structure or very large groups of nodes and rename them systematically.

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LEARNING and PRACTICING ANIMATION

PURCHASE this DOWNLOAD SF5V01 for £6.50

Purchase and Retrieve Animation Scene Files for Supporting and Learning Animation.

Clockwork
for tutorial second part
A06 SIMPLE EXPRESSIONS

The Biped Rig
for tutorial
A08 The BIPED WALK CYCLE

The Three Cups Trick
for tutorial
A09 USE YOUR EYES

The Warehouse Packer
for tutorial
A10 WORKING WITH WEIGHT

Biped Obsticles
for tutorial
A11 UNLEASHING THE WALK CYCLE

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LEARNING ADVANCED EXPRESSIONS

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Two Scene files
including the "Thing"
AE01 CONTROLLING MAYA PARTICLES INDIVIDUALLY

In some circumstances it is advantageous to control
particles individually


The Thing
This “Thing” made from “Blobby Surface” particles is
an example of using this type of individual control.


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RIGGING SCHOOL

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Retrieve these TWO MEL scripts

ROUGHEN
A Modeller's or TD's Tool

The Spread Mel Script       Available to Purchase

A slowly boiling NURBS ball made with "Roughen"


The Roughen Mel Script

This script will disturb the position of vertices of NURB & Polygon objects in either part or whole. The randomisation in X,Y and Z directions are controlled separately.



SPREAD
A Modeller's or TD's Tool

The Spread Mel Script       Available to Purchase

An abstract art film make with "spread"
It was even used to generate the star field background used
around the edges of this web site.



The Spread Mel Script
This script will arrange large groups of objects in a random manner. Above shows the circular mode with
separate interactive slider controls over the inner and the outer radius. Random scaling can be selected
or removed by an interactive slider.


The Spread Mel Script
The circular mode can be extended to spherical by an interactive slider.


The Spread Mel Script
When switched to rectangular each dimension is controlled interactively on separate sliders.


The Spread Mel Script
It can be used to arrange stars, rocks or other large groups of objects.

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