Digital Creature Rigging: Wings, Tails & Tentacles for Animation & VFX, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Digital Creature Rigging

Wings, Tails & Tentacles for Animation & VFX, 1st Edition

By Stewart Jones

CRC Press

160 pages

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Description

In a follow-up book, which re-iterates the principles of “Digital Creature Rigging: The Art & Science of CG Creature Setup in 3ds Max”, and enhances their relativity with advanced wing, tail and tentacle setups. This book will discuss advanced rigging techniques in 3ds Max, while readers create a fish, octopus and a Game of Thrones style dragon!

Key Features

  • This is the next step in CG creature setups in 3ds Max.
  • Although 3ds Max specific, the techniques and foundations will work for any 3D application.
  • By following the step-by-step guides in this book, you can finish and complete a portfolioready.
  • Each chapter will include an introduction and a summary, giving significance to the start and end of each chapter where our readers can rest!
  • This book includes a companion website where chapter supplements and core files and documents could be easily accessed.
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction. Conceptualization. Model. Rig. Animate. Light. Visual Effects. Render & Comp. Completion.

    About the Author

    Originally trained in graphic and multimedia design, then trained by respected industry professionals (from Pixar, Dreamworks, Disney, ILM, Weta etc) in animation at AnimationMentor.com. Jones has had a number of roles in various industries related to media and entertainment, these include: - Magazine Print (Deputy Art Editor) - Education (Mentor & Course Author) - Video Games (Animator, Technical Animator, Character Technical Director, Computer Graphics Supervisor) - TVC & Film (Animator, Character/Creature Technical Director)

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    COM000000
    COMPUTERS / General
    COM012040
    COMPUTERS / Programming / Games
    COM060130
    COMPUTERS / Web / Site Design