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01 Welcome And Some Rigging Philosophy
02 Feature Overview And Some Tips And Tricks
01 Demo Animation
02 Building a Simple Ball Rig
03 Building a Better Ball with Empties
04 Building an Even Better Ball Rig with Bones
03 Legs and Inverse Kinematics
04 Feet and Transform Space
05 Eye Tracking
06 Putting It All Together
03 Rotation Theory
04 Axis Angle and Euler Rotation
05 Quaternion Rotation
06 Transform Matrices
07 Rigging the Ball
03 Fingers with Action Constraints
05 Eye Rig
06 Arms with IK-FK Switching
07 Basic Mesh Deformations
08 Putting It All Together
03 Head and Neck Rig
04 Foot Rig
05 Palm Rig
06 Advanced Torso Spine Rig
07 Pivot Slide Reverse Chain Rig
01 Setting Up a Rig for Linking
Mr Squeegee Feet
Mr Biped for Linking
24th September 2015
An introduction to the ideas behind rigging.
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13th March 2018 - 22:02
Fantastic work, Nathan! Your videos are clearly eye-opening. Your explanations of the fundamental concepts of rigging and supporting examples are extremely helpful and make this complex topic easier to understand.
10th July 2018 - 22:49
This is the best intro to rigging out there, period. Nathan really knows how to teach concepts in an entertaining way and I love his sense of humour. Absolutely recommended if you want to learn how to get started. Also, for anyone who's wondering, I did this on Blender 2.79b, it's compatible with a few very, very minor differences (Drivers properties needs one extra click to go to the correct tab, and so on). I didn't have any issues. Will redo this in 2.8 once that's finalized (already playing with the alpha and it's a blast!).
21st February 2018 - 05:20
developers can someone answer me!
since the 2.8 project will be getting a new system for rigging and a new animation system how much of the knowledge in this course is or will be relevant that time?
21st February 2018 - 12:43
@Pranavjit Virdi: Rigging philosophy is applicable to any system. Besides, Blender 2.8 will have the same rigging methodology.
21st February 2018 - 12:49
@Pablo Vazquez: thanks
3rd February 2018 - 00:48
Transcript please. (no subtitle)
10th March 2018 - 16:01
Nathan, this is superb! I write tutorials for a living and fancy that I know something about how to do it. I've rarely seen a better one. Thank you sooo much for this wonderful introduction to a terrifying subject
19th January 2020 - 16:24
Hi Nathan! Your videos are amazing! I have learned a lot but I have been having some trouble with the language since my english isn't as advanced as I'd want it. That's why I have a request for you, is it possible to add english subtitles to all the videos? hope you consider this request. Thank you